Vedant Gupta, age 17, started Global Kid Media as a platform to motivate kids to succeed early in life and convince kids / parents / society that the conventional way of waiting doesn't have to be a box we resign to. Stepping out of the box can lead to amazing things learning skills and life lessons from communication to networking to partnerships to outreach to celebrity production / hosting content.
• Over 5,000 hours spent on this business since age 11
• 2,000 celebrity interviews
• 250 hosted show episodes
• 75 partnerships
• 1st place 10k winner Rocket Mortgage Detroit Demo Day entrepreneur competition
• 1st place 2.5k scholarship winner for state of MI in Optimist Oratorical speaking competition
• Written my book over 2 years - trying to get publishing help to get it out to the world
This talent side of Global Kid Media includes 2,000 estimated celebrity interviews done to date with the biggest names in sports, music, and more. The events covered have ranged from Super Bowl week to Final Four plus NASCAR, PGA, MLB, NBA, NFL training camps, NCAA bowl games and rivalries, fashion shows in Hollywood, and more. See some of the long list of stars here.
Covid brought an adapted model of hosting about 250 shows on social media with fantastic guests including current NFL and NBA stars, Academy Award winning directors and entertainers, top media personalities, authors, entrepreneurs, and more. This was almost a daily effort for over 6 months with nonstop shows to keep the content coming.
Besides interviewing in the field, doing shows and media work, and social media posts, Global Kid Media the brand thrives on partnerships with over 75 partnerships to date coast to coast. These partnerships have included numerous hotels along the many travels producing creative spots for travel, destinations, restaurants, and even a cruise line for Super Bowl work and to help the environment.