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HOSTED, WRITTEN, AND PRODUCED BY DESIRÉIA VALTEAU, UNDERGROUND MAGNOLIA DELIVERS SOULFUL THERAPY THROUGH NUANCED ANALYSIS & CUTTING CULTURAL COMMENTARY

A New Orleans native residing in the Los Angeles area, Desiréia is a producer, writer, and award-winning journalist with over 15 years of experience spanning television, film, radio, and web platforms.

Using Louisiana's state flower as inspiration, she combined her multi-faceted upbringing in New Orleans with her extensive entertainment & news career to launch UNDERGROUND MAGNOLIA, a platform designed to illuminate historically marginalized perspectives across entertainment and media.

Look out for Desiréia's take on the latest entertainment news, her experiences with celebrities from her expansive journalistic vault, reviews of productions by diverse talent, and other exclusive content!

In addition to Underground Magnolia, Desiréia continues to engage in socially conscious work as a content creator for diverse web platforms as well as a consultant for independent filmmakers on cast, script, and storyline. 

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Contributing Writer:
EURWeb

Contributing Writer:
The Moguldom Nation

Co-Producer:
Black KungFu Chick Web Series

Reel:
Featuring Prince & Iman