Hosting

Lem has hosted everything from poetry open mics, to podcasts, and more. As a host and producer, Lem has been a fixture at Afterbuzz TV covering multiple different shows from the reality genre to drama to red carpet interviews for over five years. He also previously hosted a weekly segment called “The Wait” in which he interviewed patrons of the largest open mic in the country, Da Poetry Lounge, seeking to highlight their individual stories. He is currently in the development process of a podcast titled “Word of Mouth” which will feature poets of all genres to get an inside look of the journey that brought them to the place they are now.

Hosting Highlights for Lem Gonsalves

  • Host for Vh1’s “Love and Hip Hop: The Tea Podcast”
  • Host/Producer for Afterbuzz TV: The ESPN of TV Talk – Covered countless television shows
    and interviewed in-studio guests
  • Host/Producer of “The Wait” – A segment where patrons of the largest open mic in the
    country, Da Poetry Lounge, are interviewed while they are standing in line
  • Red carpet interviews
  • Resident emcee for various poetry open mics
  • Host/Producer for Book Circle Online – Podcast dedicated to interviewing authors
  • Host/Producer for Black Hollywood Live – Created specific content to be featured on this
    network geared toward the black audience as well as conducted one-on-one interviews