TERRELL "BIG T" BUTLER
Terrell Butler is originally from Oakland California. Big-T has always been the comedian of his social circle. Taking the stage for the first time in 2007 as a stand up comic, he hit the ground running. He has quickly earned respect at the premier comedy clubs across Northern and Southern California as a headlining performer. Big-T is in his senior year at the Academy of Art University. He hopes to graduate in May 2017 with a degree in Communication and Media Technology. He is the Winner of the 2016 Rooster T. Feathers Comedy Competition, in Sunnyvale CA. As a stand up comedian, Big-T draws his comedy from life experience. Ranging from The colorful characters in his family, his life as an Oakland youth, and his years as a bouncer in Bay Area night & strip clubs. He credits his influence in stand up to legends like Eddie Murphy, Richard Pryor, Robert Townsand, and Red Foxx. Comedy has awakened a new spirit in the 6 foot 3, 315 pound, devilishly handsome, Big-T. A spirit that has inspired him to produce and host his own live showcase, podcast, and a series of comedy mix tapes.
Kiyomi Mitsuda is the Music Director at Urban Knights Radio. She is a senior here at Academy of Art University studying Communications and Media Technology. On March 5, 2016 she won Best Podcast in the Country through the Intercollegiate Broadcasting System which is the most prestigious award system. Her podcast is called Shark Bait and she talks about what is happening in the oceanic community, she highlights a shark an episode, and interviews shark experts or even shark lovers. You can find her podcast on iTunes and Stitcher.