Dayvee Sutton


As a national travel and lifestyle correspondent regularly featured on talk and morning shows across the country, Dayvee is a highly regarded and sought-after keynote speaker and panel moderator.

Dayvee Sutton has the gift of engaging people when she talks. As an interviewer she automatically makes people feel comfortable with her; and as a public speaker she brings all of that charisma to the stage as she entertains, educated and inspires. 

Dayvee’s expertise is in 3 spaces:

          >   Media and TV Industry Trends 

          >   Storytelling in Video Production

          >   Ethical and Sustainable Travel

Her unique approach has taken her to speak on stages around the U.S. and  internationally.


  • SO YOU WANNA BE ON TV How to get featured on TV and leverage your brand for bigger opportunities.
  • SMARTER REPORTING An interactive training workshop for content creators to learn how to use the latest tech and apps for impactful storytelling from an award winning journalist.
  • TAKE YOUR VIEWER WITH YOU WITH INTERACTIVE VIDEO Tell your brand’s story and increase engagement with impactful video.
  • I’M A DREAM CHASER: The Inspirational  Journey Keynote Typically delivered for students, in particular, commencements.

Special Highlights

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National Museum Tour

Dayvee took her documentary “What We Told Our Sons” on a national museum and college tour to provoke discussions around social justice, racism and family.

International Instructor

In 2016, Dayvee was invited by Vietnam Television to teach their journalists storytelling techniques in Da Nang and Hanoi over the course of two weeks. 

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What people say!

Past Events


12/3/18 Guest of Guadeloupe Islands Tourism.

11/4/18 Guest of Puerto Vallarta Tourism.

10/26/18 Guest of Just Add Honey for Charleston TEA Tour.

10/21/18 Guest of Scottsdale, AZ Tourism.

10/17/18 Hosted Cabana Chat for Beaches Moms Social Media on the Sand in Turks and Caicos

10/6/18 Moderated panel for Re:Imagine ATL at Spanx HQ.


9/14/18 The Congressional Black Caucus.

9/8/18 Guest of Niagara Falls for the Travel Media Showcase.

8/17/18 Guest of Space Camp in Huntsville, AL.

8/2/18 Attended National Association of Black Journalists annual convention in Detroit, MI.

7/24/18 Guest of St. Louis Tourism.

7/16/18 Presented to Rising Media Stars in Atlanta.

6/19/18 Guest of Columbus, GA Tourism.
5/14/18 Production and guest in Charlottesville, VA.
5/12/18 Panelist at the Dream Forum in Atlanta.
5/7/18 Participated in Surge Conference in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico.

4/25/18 Panelist for Re:Imagine ATL at the Zucot Gallery.

4/3/18 Participated in the Georgia Civil Rights Trail in partnership with Georgia Tourism.
1/30/18 Participated in Caribbean Conference in Puerto Rico.
10/17/17 Presented workshop on 360° video for SMSS in New York
10/9/17 Guest of Caribbean Tourism Authority for their annual SOTIC conference in Grenada.
9/11/17 Presented two- four-day training workshops for Vietnam Television.


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8/23/17 Guest of Cabarrus County for Travel Media Showcase.
8/14/17 Guest of IHG in Managua, Nicaragua
8/12/17 Hosted a “Beyond the Usual Tour around New Orleans” at NABJ!
8/7/17 Shot “Extraordinary Experiences” presented by Mercury Marine for The Daily Affair.

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7/22/17 Guest of BB&T Atlanta Open to watch Venus Williams exhibition match.
7/20/17 Presented documentary “What We Told Our Sons” as part of the Levine Museum of the New South‘s “(K)now Justice (K)now Peace” exhibit.

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6/23/17 Guest of Jackson County, NC
6/1/17 Handpicked to attend Breakout Atlanta and host a dinner with team members.
5/23/17 Presented “Elevating your video content game” at PRSA Travel & Tourism conference
4/27/17 Hosted the first UF Tourism Summit Travel Writing Awards
4/21/17 Presented “Smarter videos on the go” workshop at the Pinners Conference

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2/9/17 Hosted panel on content creation at IZEAFest in Orlando, FL

1/30/17 Guest of Visit California – Tahoe/Shasta-Cascade area
12/8/16 Guest of The Palm Beaches
12/6/16 Guest of LaVelle and Company Christmas Party, NYC
10/30/16 Guest of Xcaret for “Day of the Dead” experience
10/17/16 Guest for Visit Eureope Media Exchange, NYC
10/12/16 Selected to be guest of SITSum Travel Influencer Conference (for the second year), Atlanta, GA
10/1/16 Guest of North Carolina’s Brunswick Islands

9/15/16 Panelist on media entrepreneurship at Clark Atlanta University

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8/16/16 Guest at Travel Media Marketplace – Grapevine, TX
8/5/16 Presented “Taking your viewer with you with 360° video” workshop at NABJ/NAHJ in DC

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7/22/16 Guest on the Ron and Craig radio show talking about police brutality and systemic racism.
7/15/16 Presented “Smarter Reporting” workshop for Blogging While Brown conference in DC
6/6/16 Guest of Turks & Caicos for their media marketplace press trip
6/1/16 VIP guest of Qatar Airways on their inaugural flight from Atlanta to Doha
5/27/16 VIP guest of Firestone for the 100th running of the Indy 500
5/24/16 Panelist for PRSA Travel & Tourism sports session “The Ball’s in Your Court”
5/22/16 Moderated panel with mothers of boys killed unarmed by police and presented documentary “What We Told Our Sons” over two days at the Left Forum
4/26/16 Workshop presenter for Digital Content Creation at Social Media Strategies Summit
2/20/16 Keynote speaker at Soledad O’Brien’s PowHERful conference in Tampa, FL.

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11/8-13/15 Dayvee attends the Nobel Peace Prize events as the VIP guest of Oslo Tourism
10/2/15 Presents “Smarter Reporting” workshop at SITSum ATL
10/1-3/15 Invited to the first Social Media Influencers in Travel Summit in Atlanta
9/16-20 Attends the Congressional Black Caucus
9/7-10/15 Attends extended TV Host training in L.A.
8/29/15 Interview in studio with The Remix ATL
8/24/15 Interview with Channel 10 Podcast – talks about career and life journey.
8/14/15 Talks entertainment hot topics on HuffPost Live
8/11/15 Launches #TravelScope #TravelTuesday – a new show on Periscope & archived on Youtube.
8/7/15 Launches “teaser” episodes of new travel show “Beyond the Usual” on Youtube.
8/6/15 Joins the “Happiness Panel” at NABJ in Minneapolis, MN and shares her entrepreneurial journey with fellow journalists.

8/2/15 Delivers her keynote “I’m A Dream Chaser” speech at the Ignite Her Be Conference

7/21/15 Guest interviews on Caribbean Country 93.5’s morning show.

7/18/15 Dayvee’s first documentary “What We Told Our Sons” is screened at Netroots Nation National Convention.

7/13/15 Dayvee’s U.S. News article “Top Caribbean Cruise Port Adventures” is featured in the Huffington Post.
7/2/15 Dayvee’s U.S. News article “6 Simple Tips for Planning Your First International Trip” is featured in the Huffington Post.
6/24/15 Dayvee’s U.S. News article “5 Tips for Planning a Budget Beach Trip” is featured in the Huffington Post.
6/22/15 Story posts on Black Enterprise that Dayvee wrote for their “Wealth for Life” series.
6/22/15 Records CBS podcast for the “Key Influencer Show”with James Andrews.
6/17-21/15 Selected to attend SoCal tourism press trip.
6/16/15 Panelist for “Shoot and Score with Sports Media” at PRSA’s Travel and Tourism Conference in Lexington, KY
6/10-14/15 Selected from a nationwide search by NBCU to attend host training by Marki Costello at American Black Film Festival in NYC
6/3-6/15 Represents Lifeproof in an epic adventure trip in the British Virgin Islands to launch their new Frepower case for the iphone 6.
5/9/15 Is a guest at Wind River Cancer Wellness Retreat Annual Hike to celebrate the cancer survivors.
4/28-5/1/15 Shoots a pilot for a travel show in Hilton Head, SC. More info is on Dream Network Media.
3/30/2015 Dayvee’s story for NBC News on Erica Garner, the daughter of the Staten Island man who’s confrontation & death was caught on video in 2014.
3/18/2015 Is a guest speaker for the Black Wall Street Tour.
2/28/2015 Dayvee speaks on the panel of the PESA summit at UGA
2/19/2015 Dayvee’s is a guest on New Jersey’s “Issues and Ideas” radio show to talk JRW baseball.
2/18/2015 Dayvee speaks to Black Sports Professionals at Syracuse University students.
2/3/2015 Dayvee partners with
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11/20/2014 Dayvee delivered her “I am a Dream Chaser” speech to the students at The Ohio Center of Broadcasting in Columbus, OH.
11/8/2014 Dayvee spoke on the panel for the USTA conference.
5/5/2014 Dayvee is the new sports anchor/reporter for CBS Atlanta.
3/6/2014 Dayvee rejoins as a freelancer.
4/10/2013 Dayvee is named the host of “Girls Night Out” for the Studio Movie Grill in Charlotte.

3/23/2013 Dayvee hosted her Annual Swap Party “My Sista’s Treasure at the luxurious Ballantyne Hotel. Proceeds support Dress for Success Charlotte.

12/20/2012 Creative Loafing asked Dayvee and other local celebrities their plans for the end of the world.

10/3/2012 Article published about Dayvee’s style in Charlotte Style Magazine.

9/21/2012 Dayvee is the emcee for the Samaritan’s Feet 9th Annual Charity Golf Tournament and Awards Dinner.

7/14/2012 Dayvee Sutton is one of the judges for the Sparkle Singing Challenge hosted by BET and Myspace.

6/21/2012 Dayvee Sutton emcee’d the Children’s Home Society of North Carolina Annual Banquet. The event honors the work of the community and social workers who serve unwanted children and neglected families in North Carolina.

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Dayvee as emcee for Children’s Home Society of North Carolina
4/23/2012 Dayvee helps cut the red tape for the new restuarant “Delta’s” opening in Charlotte, NC.

4/14/2012 Dayvee Sutton is named one of Charlotte’s 25 Most Stylish for 2012, alongside Carolina Panthers’ Cam Newton, by Charlotte Style Magazine.

3/25/2012 Dayvee Sutton joins other local celebrities in a monologue performance of Women Exposed at the Comedy Zone, Charlotte

3/24/2012 Dayvee Sutton set to host “My Sista’s Treasure” Spring Fling Swap Party at the Westin Charlotte.


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