Brilliant Minds Collective

Ro Johnson

Ro Johnson is a Brooklyn based digital and television news producer, specializing in local public affairs and social justice content.  Her work with BRIC Arts Media’s flagship BRIC TV channel received a NY Emmy award in 2018 for school segregation coverage and she’s been recognized with nine nominations in total for her work covering Rikers Island, Covid-19, the 2016 US presidential election and the Child Victims Act.  

Prior to her professional media work, Ro was a promotion and marketing executive in the music business working with top selling music acts at Fader Magazine/Cornerstone Agency, Interscope Records and J Records/RCA Music Group under the legendary Clive Davis.

Ro is not only committed to social justice professionally but maintains a high level of activism in her home community of East New York Brooklyn where she resides with her husband and college age son.