Micah Jesse

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Micah Jesse
Micah Jesse.jpg
Born Micah Jesse Koffler
(1986-07-19) July 19, 1986 (age 27)
Atlanta, Georgia
Nationality American
Years active 2007–present
Known for Gossip columnist, Glitterati
Height 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)
Website
www.micahjesse.com

Micah Jesse Koffler (born July 19, 1986), better known as Micah Jesse is an American gossip blogger and creator of the lifestyle and entertainment website MicahJesse.com.

Biography[edit]

Early and personal life[edit]

Jesse was born in Atlanta, Georgia to parents from Philadelphia and Pittsburgh. His father, Barry A. Koffler, is an orthopedic surgeon, and mother, Marcie Koffler, is an artist.

On May 17, 2009, he received his BA in public relations from Long Island's Hofstra University.[1] then moved to New York, New York, where he currently resides.

Career[edit]

In May 2012, Jesse became the entertainment correspondent for the WWE and Creative Coalition's Be A STAR Alliance, which promotes anti-bullying initiatives.[2][3][4]

MicahJesse.com[edit]

Micah Jesse in 2011

The lifestyle and entertainment website focuses on celebrities, as well as Jesse's own activities.[5]

He was once dubbed "the Perez Hilton of the East Coast" by OK! magazine;[6] MicahJesse.com is listed as one of Page Six Magazine's favorite gossip blogs.[7]

In January 2012, Jesse was a judge at the Miss New York USA pageant, helping to select the 2012 representative for the state of New York in the Miss USA pageant.[8]

Television[edit]

In June 2009, Jesse became a co-host on Music Choice channel on the network's on-demand show Certified.[9] He signed on for another year at the network in April 2011, and hosted his own red carpet segment called "Plus 1" on the network's show Speaking Of.... "Plus 1" featured Micah interviewing celebrities on the red carpet at events such as the Z100 Jingle Ball, Out Magazine OUT100 Awards, and the Tribeca Film Festival. In January 2013, Micah returned to Music Choice to host the talk show U&A Live.[citation needed] Jesse became a correspondent on entertainment and pop culture show AXSLive on AXS TV, in September 2012.[citation needed] In September 2009, Jesse became a weekly entertainment contributor on the WNYW-TV (FOX 5) show Good Day New York Online.[citation needed]

Radio[edit]

Jesse launched an online radio show, The Micah Jesse Show, on January 20, 2009, which included updates from his blog and interviews with celebrities.[10]

In January 2013, Micah became a weekly entertainment and celebrity gossip contributor on Long Island, New York radio station 106.1 FM WBLI on the "Dana & Jeffrey in the Morning" radio show.[citation needed]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Commencement Exercises" (PDF). Hofstra University. May 17, 2009. Retrieved April 28, 2010. 
  2. ^ "be a STAR comes to the Bronx". WWE.com. 2012-05-04. Retrieved 2012-05-05. 
  3. ^ "be a STAR Heads to South Bronx Academy of Applied Media". beaSTARalliance.org. 2012-05-09. Retrieved 2012-05-10. 
  4. ^ "Anti-Bullying Week: WWE and Creative Coalition's Be A STAR Program". WPIX11.com. 2012-05-08. Retrieved 2012-05-10. 
  5. ^ "‘Micah Jesse 8 Billion Lives". Eight Billion Lives. 
  6. ^ "Today We're Loving". OK! Magazine. Retrieved 2008-01-23. 
  7. ^ "Page Six Magazine's "Links We Love"". New York Post. Retrieved 2008-10-28. 
  8. ^ Gatecrasher (January 2012). "‘Jill Zarin and Kelly Bensimon headed for new reality shows'". New York Daily News. Retrieved 2012-03-26. 
  9. ^ Music Choice (2010). "Certified". Music Choice. Retrieved July 3, 2010. 
  10. ^ "Red-Host Celebrity Blogger Micah Jesse Launches BlogTalkRadio Show". BlogTalkRadio.com. 2009-01-20. Retrieved 2010-06-11. 

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