Local talent reaches the air

Published 12:00 am Wednesday, April 21, 2004

Press Release

GARYVILLE – Talent Unlimited talent exposure television debuted April 2 on Channel 54 in New Orleans, with musical performances from River Parishes artists.

Talent from New Orleans to Baton Rouge was featured by the company, based in Garyville, according to executive producer Darnetta Mahaffy.

The show kicked off with performandes by jazz saxophonist Lance Ellis of New Orleans and included Zachary Lennox of LaPlace and P rofit Steve Perriloux of Reserve, wrapping with the Michael Foster Project of Baton Rouge.

Mahaffy added, “Talent Unlimited creates a fair playing field for all recording and potential recording artist of every genre of music. And we don’t limit this show to just music. We will feature dancers, poets, you name it. We will also pay tribute to and honor the pioneers of the industry.”

Co-executive producer Herbrena Godfrey added, “The show also acts as an educational tool for artists to learn valuable information regarding the industry. Viewers are giving tips on ways to break into the music business and have prosperous careers.”

Talent Unlimiteds’ volunteer staff includes Charles Butler of Hester, Shannon Carter of New Orleans, Minister Germaine Davis of Grand Point, Herbrena Godfrey of Lutcher, Tory Johnson of Garyville, Stephanie Baloney-Pryer of LaPlace, Janell Riley of Lutcher, Minister Lamone Roberson of LaPlace, Barbara Washington of Convent, Regina Woodland of Lutcher and Roger Webb of LaPlace.

Talent Unlimited airs each Friday at 6:30 a.m. on UPN Channel 54.

Interested individuals or groups and choirs may call 651-2665 or (225) 206-1304. Also visit