Paigion

Kimberly Paigion Walker (born September 27, 1986), better known mononymously as Paigion, is an American actress, radio and television personality. She is best known as the one-fourth of the new set of hosts of BET's 106 & Park from October 1, 2012 [1][2] through May 2013.[3]

Paigion
Born
Kimberly Paigion Walker

(1986-09-27) September 27, 1986 (age 34)
NationalityAmerican
EducationWestern Michigan University
OccupationMedia personality, actress, producer
Known forHot 107.5, 106 & Park "MTV2 WorldStar TV"
Websitewww.paigion.com

On February 3, 2017, she appeared on MTV2's WorldStar TV. She now films skits and posts them on YouTube[citation needed].

Early lifeEdit

Walker was born in Oak Park, Michigan on September 27, 1986 and graduated from Ferndale High School in 2004. She graduated from Western Michigan University with a degree in film and media studies.[4]

CareerEdit

RadioEdit

Walker got her first break in radio as a high school reporter at the urban radio station WJLB ("FM 98").[4] She later landed a position in the promotions department at the urban radio station WGPR ("Hot 107.5").[2][4] where she worked her way into an on-air position. She has also served as a local producer for top radio programs such as, The Tom Joyner Morning Show and The Rickey Smiley Show.[4]

TelevisionEdit

In November 2011, Paigion received her first shot at television on BET's 106 and Park as a correspondent after a successful screen test. Shortly after, BET extended an offer to host their annual Notarized New Year's Eve video countdown show alongside Shorty da Prince. Paigion went on to make a total of 11 appearances on BET's 106 & Park as a correspondent. On May 29, 2012, Rocsi and Terrence J announced they would be leaving 106 & Park on September 28, 2012. On June 1, 2012, a nationwide search for the next hosts began and ended on October 1, 2012. Walker became one-fourth of the fourth set of hosts for BET's 106 & Park alongside Shorty da Prince, Bow Wow and Miss Mykie on October 1, 2012.[1][2][4] She stopped appearing in May 2013.[3]

FilmographyEdit

Film
Year Film Role Notes
2012 '"Loud Pack" DVD Movie / 'Why Do Men Cheat? The Movie Stacey Film Debut
Television
Year Title Role Notes
2012–2013 106 & Park Herself - Hostess

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "'106 & Park' Names Bow Wow, Ms. Mykie, Paigion and Shorty Da Prince As New Hosts". VIBE Vixen. 2012-09-04. Retrieved 2012-10-02.
  2. ^ a b c "BET Hiring New Hosts : Meet Paigion and Shorty Da Prince". FreddyO.com. 2011-12-29. Retrieved 2012-10-02.
  3. ^ a b http://www.stlamerican.com/entertainment/living_it/shorty-da-prince-several-co-hosts-let-go-from-106-park/article_20c336d2-e57b-11e2-bdac-0019bb2963f4.html#:~:text=The%20network%20said%20Paigon%2C%20Miss,and%20Rocsi.&text=Mykie%2C%20Paigion%20and%20Shorty%20Da,longer%20remain%20on%20the%20show
  4. ^ a b c d e "Paigion". BET.com. 2012-10-01. Retrieved 2012-10-02.

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