Shefik Launches His 'Invocation' at Yonkers Voice
NEW YORK — At Yonkers Voice (http://yonkersvoice.com/category/shefik-presents-invocation/), media personality Shefik launches content from his self-produced series, "Shefik presents Invocation" (http://invocation.co). Hailed as "the pulse of society", Yonkers Voice provides a forum where news that matters is discussed. It is a resource to the citizens of Yonkers, New York and the United States, thanks to their participation in community centers and events, while engaging the youth and community activists, and the people who count. Yonkers Voice identifies a need, and acts on it, in any way it can.
"As a resident of Yonkers, New York, I am excited to present my video productions directly to my hometown," says Shefik. "Yonkers Voice is popular platform that truly serves its community."
For the launch of "Shefik presents Invocation" at Yonkers Voice, video content features 2-time Academy Award nominee and Grammy Award winner Siedah Garrett; HRH Prince Emanuele Filiberto (Crown Prince of Italy and grandson of Umberto II, the Last King of Italy); multi-platinum recording artist Freddie Jackson; drummer and musical director Abe Fogle (Rob Thomas, Alex Bugnon, Kelis, D'Angelo, Kool and the Gang, Guy); recording artist and multi-platinum songwriter Janice Dempsey (Stevie Wonder, Daryl Hall, Smokey Robinson, Mick Jagger, Chaka Khan, Melba Moore, SWV); the recently deceased recording artist Trisco Pearson of Force M.D.'s; musician and bandleader Tito Puente, Jr. (son of the legendary mambo musician Tito Puente); and fashion designer Yolanda Franklin-Moore (Owner, Xande Fadee). Additional content will be added frequently.
"We at Yonkers Voice are happy to be collaborating with 'Shefik presents Invocation'," says Rui Benros, Managing Editor at Yonkers Voice. "We feel that this partnership will create the perfect balance."
"Shefik presents Invocation" is a mesmerizing and thought-provoking journey through musical discovery and appreciation that spans the decades. Content includes video footage, and its audio is severed and packaged as a conceptual radio show, currently broadcast on 21 terrestrial radio stations and frequencies throughout the United States. Each one-hour episode, executive-produced and hosted by Shefik, highlights one relatable focal point (chosen by Shefik), along with an accompanying playlist of songs (curated by Shefik), encompassing a unique thematic concept that invigorates the audience with creative impact.
Top recording artists, actors, business executives, politicians, community leaders, and other special guests are invited to offer their own commentary on the weekly topic, as a supplement to Shefik's engaging mindset. The radio show's online hub at invocation.co serves as a conduit for discussion of the show, while featuring related videos and auxiliary content.
The journey continues right here and everywhere.
Currently celebrating over 20 years in the entertainment and technology industries, Shefik (http://shefik.info) is an accomplished industry insider, who has appeared on MTV, SiriusXM, PBS, network television, and in print media, as well as internationally on TRT World (Turkish Radio and Television Corporation, based in Istanbul, Turkey). He has held senior-level positions at many Fortune 500 companies and celebrated brands, including IBM, NBCUniversal, MTV World, Merck, Merriam-Webster, and Wolters Kluwer. A seasoned pro in social media with a career background as a Lead Architect and Senior Web Developer, Shefik is on the cutting edge of new media. As a videographer and producer, his work has been featured in television broadcasts and video productions for TIME magazine, The Washington Center, "Unsung" (TV One), and Broadway World. Additionally, his photography has been featured in print and online publications, such as Daily Mail (based in United Kingdom), Harvard Kennedy School Magazine, Playbill, and China Press. He is currently the Executive Producer and Host of the nationally syndicated radio show "Shefik presents Invocation" (http://invocation.co), which is broadcast on 21 terrestrial radio stations and frequencies throughout the United States, as well as the internationally syndicated video series of the same name, via Amazon and other notable outlets.
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