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Derrial Christon
Derrial Christon
Summit Speaker

TV Host & Producer

Derrial Christon is a versatile and charismatic entertainment TV host & producer based in Los Angeles. He currently serves as a host & field producer for CBS’ ‘Destination L.A.’, a travel series which also airs on Roku. Derrial is also a regular contributor to Entertainment Tonight Canada, helping break down celebrity news and hot topics. Derrial got his break in entertainment while working at VIBE Magazine when he was asked to interview Mariah Carey. It was Mariah who inspired Derrial to pursue a TV hosting career. From there, Derrial went on to co-create the digital network Black Hollywood Live (BHL) and has interviewed numerous celebrities and influencers to date such as: Oprah, Jennifer Lopez, Usher, Leonardo DiCaprio, Janelle Monae, Tyler Perry, John Cena, Jay Ellis, Tiffany Haddish, and many more. Derrial has also covered some of the most iconic red carpets events such as The Grammys, The Oscars, Emmys and SAG Awards. Television Journalist Maria Menounos also hand picked Derrial to co-host her weekly podcast “Conversations With Maria Menounos” on Sirius XM Radio. Derrial has also held on-air roles at the Reelz Channel and served as a live event host for BET Networks. Derrial’s producing credits include the hit OWN series ‘Ready To Love’. Derrial graduated from The Ohio State University and is a proud Ohio native.