Sal Masekela
Television host and commentator
Sal Masekela
Selema Mabena "Sal" Masekela is an American television host, sports commentator, actor, and singer.
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Yahoo Unveils New Shows From Jeff Goldblum, 'Rock of Ages' Creators
The Wrap - almost 5 years
Yahoo unveiled a third slate of original video programming at its NewFront presentation on Wednesday, this time targeting men with shows from Jeff Goldblum and Sal Masekela. This group of shows will cover topics like sports, fashion and relationships. Goldblum is developing a talk show while Masakela, a fixture during the X Games, will host “Stunt Nation.” Both will debut in July. Also read: Katie Couric to Host Online Talk Show on Yahoo Yahoo will also launch four other shows as part of the slate, one a men's guide, two relating to sports and a fourth to demolition. “The media and advertising industries are at a watershed comment, and no one is more poised to take advantage of the shift toward digital content than Yahoo,” Ross Levinson, the company's EVP and head of Global Media, said in a statement. “We're partnering with industry leaders and top Hollywood talent, creating unique, premium experiences for distinct audiences around the world.” Also Read: Yahoo Buys Cr ...
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Yahoo unveils new shows from Jeff Goldblum, others
Yahoo News - almost 5 years
NEW YORK (TheWrap.com) - Yahoo unveiled a third slate of original video programming at its NewFront presentation on Wednesday, this time targeting men with shows from Jeff Goldblum and Sal Masekela. This group of shows will cover topics like sports, fashion and relationships. Goldblum is developing a talk show while Masakela, a fixture during the X Games, will host "Stunt Nation." Both will debut in July. Yahoo will also launch four other shows as part of the slate, one a men's guide, two relating to sports and a fourth to demolition. ...
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Watch: A Son's Journey
ABC News - almost 5 years
Sal Masekela documents life with famous dad, jazz great Hugh Masekela.
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Brett Ratner Among Tribeca Film Festival Jurors
Huffington Post - almost 5 years
The Tribeca Film Festival kicks off for the eleventh time starting Wednesday when "The Five-Year Engagement" premieres, and festival organizers have just announced the star-studded jury for this year's edition. Thirty-nine celebrities -- of various levels of fame and awards kudos -- make up the six juries, with producer Irwin Winkler ("Goodfellas") serving a jury president. Among those selected by Tribeca this year: Patricia Clarkson, Hugh Dancy, Rosario Dawson, Dakota Fanning, Kellan Lutz, Michael Moore and Olivia Wilde. Also on the list: Brett Ratner. The controversial big-budget director will serve on the Documentary and Student Short Film Competition jury along with Justin Bieber's manager Scooter Braun, Susan Sarandon and Shailene Woodley, among others. “We are honored to have this accomplished group dedicate the time and care it takes to view and discuss the films in competition this year,” Tribeca Film Festival co-founder Jane Rosenthal said in a statement. ...
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MOVIE REVIEW | 'WHITE WASH'; ‘White Wash,’ a Documentary About Black Surfers — Review
NYTimes - over 5 years
Ted Woods’s documentary “White Wash” wants you to know that white guys aren’t the only ones who surf. Mr. Woods’s movie — part history lesson, part sports film, part polemical essay — has a complicated story to tell, about black surfers and, more broadly, about African-American history and the history of
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Aguerre brothers' Liquid Nation Ball is not your average fundraiser - La Jolla Light
Google News - over 5 years
Aguerre (right) at a past benefit with (from left) brother Santiago, Sal Masekela of Fuel TV, professional skateboarder Tony Hawk, Flea of Red Hot Chili Peppers, and Izzy Paskowitz of Surfers Healing. Courtesy He said this strategy of having people to
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P-Rod and TSO Studios reveal iPhone skateboarding app - Yahoo! Sports
Google News - over 5 years
For those that are unfamiliar with TSO Studios and its division TSO Skate, it is a company that is affiliated with long-time ESPN host and skateboarder Sal Masekela. The company focuses its efforts on creating an array of instructional videos by action
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Photos From Ryan Sheckler's 4th Annual Celebrity Golf Outing - Starzlife (blog)
Google News - over 5 years
... Fowler all came out to raise money for the Ryan Sheckler Foundation where they had a $10000 putting challenge, a $5000 helicopter ball drop sponsored by NOHO- The Hangover Defense, and a live auction MC'd by ESPN's X Games Host, Sal Masekela
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Interview with Steve Larosiliere, Stoked co-founder - Yahoo! Sports
Google News - over 5 years
Founded by Steve Larosiliere and Sal Masekela, Stoked has several programs with components that teach participants such things as how to build skateboards from scratch, how to take and edit skate photos, how to skateboard and what skills are needed to
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Ryan Sheckler Kicks Off X Games with Golf - Just Jared Jr.
Google News - over 5 years
There was also a live auction MC'd by ESPN's X Games Host, Sal Masekela. The foundation — a nonprofit organization benefitting disenfranchised children and injured athletes — was able to raise over $100000, in addition to donating 30000 to both
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More great jobs at - Worcester Telegram
Google News - over 5 years
Sal Masekela hosts. “Flashpoint” (8 pm, Chs. 4 and 12) A mother and daughter are abducted, and the search to find them results in the revelation of a dark family secret. “ThunderCats” (8 pm, TOON) Brave Prince Lion-O goes up against the evil Mumm-Ra in
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X Games 17: Executive/Athlete Interviews & Photo Gallery - Transworld Business
Google News - over 5 years
Host Sal Masekela on the far left looks on with the rest of the panel as Shaun White takes the mic. TransWorld Business headed up to LA for the kick off of X Games 17. The ESPN crew hosted a press conference, with help from
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ESPN, ESPN2 and ABC to Distribute 25 Hours of Live X Games 17 Content - RealityTVWebsite.com
Google News - over 5 years
X Games 17 will be hosted by Sal Masekela for all 25 hours of live HD coverage on ESPN, ESPN2 and ESPN on ABC. ESPN anchor Dana Jacobson will return to host X Center nightly on ESPN2. ESPN 3D will telecast 21 hours of X Games 17 live
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Black Surfers Break Waves and Stereotypical Boundaries in Documrntary Narrated ... - Surfline.com Surf News
Google News - over 5 years
White Wash breaks all manifested barriers and explores the role of black surfers by introducing audiences to the likes of: Michael Green, Founder of Brooklyn Surfing; Rick Blocker, Black Surf Historian & Founder of BlackSurfing.com; Sal Masekela,
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Street League 2011: Arizona - ESPN
Google News - over 5 years
Will he hang on for a final big win at the Street League Championships in Newark, New Jersey in August? Time will tell. For now, kick back to watch and rewatch the full rebroadcast of the contest hosted by Sal Masekela, Felix Arguelles and Rob Dyrdek
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Action Sports Icons Join ESPN for X Games 17 Telecasts - Dirt Rider Magazine (blog)
Google News - over 5 years
X Games 17 will be hosted by Sal Masekela for all 25 hours of live HD coverage on ESPN, ESPN2 and ESPN on ABC. In addition to the nine live competition windows, ESPN anchor Dana Jacobson will return to host X Center nightly on ESPN2
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Timeline
Learn about memorable moments in the evolution of Sal Masekela
    THIRTIES
  • 2010
    Age 38
    In 2010, he was hired by ESPN to help as a correspondent in its coverage of the 2010 FIFA World Cup in South Africa.
    More Details Hide Details While working as a correspondent, Sal was featured, with his father, Hugh, in a series of videos on ESPN. The series, called "Umlando - Through my Father's Eyes", aired in 10 parts during ESPN's coverage of the FIFA World Cup in South Africa. The series focused on Hugh and Sal's travels through South Africa. Hugh brought his son to the places where he grew up. It was Sal's first trip to his father's homeland. In 2012 Sal's film Alekesam (his last name spelled backwards) premiered at the Tribecca Film Festival Sal is involved in several social initiatives, and is the co-founder of Stoked Mentoring, an organization dedicated to mentoring at risk youth through actions sports. He also serves on the advisory board of The Lunchbox Fund, a non-profit organization which provides a daily meal to students of township schools in Soweto of South Africa. Sal is also a strong public supporter of the Surfrider Foundation and Life Rolls On.
  • 2009
    Age 37
    He appears in the "Green" episode of Yo Gabba Gabba singing the song "Hello World" which aired on Nick Jr. on April 22, 2009.
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  • 2003
    Age 31
    He served as an NBA sideline reporter for ESPN during the 2003-2004 season.
    More Details Hide Details Sal Masekela was co-host of The Daily 10, a countdown of the day's "top 10" entertainment stories, on the E! network until it was cancelled on Sept 27, 2010 (last show Oct 1, 2010). He is also host of both the X Games and Winter X Games on ESPN.
  • TWENTIES
  • 1992
    Age 20
    His career began as the receptionist/intern at Transworld Publications in 1992, home of TW Snow, TW Skateboarding and TW Surf magazines.
    More Details Hide Details An avid surfer, skateboarder and snowboarder, he is described by some as the face and voice of action sports.
  • CHILDHOOD
  • 1971
    Born
    Born on August 28, 1971.
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