Paigion

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Paigion
Born Kimberly Paigion Walker
(1986-09-27) September 27, 1986 (age 30)
Oak Park, Michigan, United States
Nationality American
Education Western Michigan University
Occupation Media personality, actress, producer
Known for WJLB, Hot 107.5, 106 & Park
Website www.paigion.com

Kimberly Paigion Walker (born September 27, 1986), better known mononymously as Paigion, is an American actress, radio and television personality. She is best known as the one-fourth of the new set of hosts of BET's 106 & Park that began on October 1, 2012.[1][2]

Early life[edit]

Walker was born in Oak Park, Michigan on September 27, 1986 and graduated from Ferndale High School in 2004. She graduated from Western Michigan University with a degree in film and media studies.[3]

Career[edit]

Radio[edit]

Walker got her first break in radio as a high school reporter at the urban radio station WJLB ("FM 98").[3] She later landed a position in the promotions department at the urban radio station WGPR ("Hot 107.5").[2][3] where she worked her way into an on air position. She has also served as a local producer for top radio programs such as, The Tom Joyner Morning Show and The Rickey Smiley Show.[3]

Television[edit]

In November 2011, Paigion received her first shot at television on BET's 106 and Park as a correspondent after a successful screen test. Shortly after, BET extended an offer to host their annual Notarized New Year's Eve video countdown show alongside Shorty da Prince. Paigion went on to make a total of 11 appearances on BET's 106 & Park as a correspondent. On May 29, 2012, Rocsi and Terrence J announced they would be leaving 106 & Park on September 28, 2012. On June 1, 2012, a nationwide search for the next hosts began and ended on October 1, 2012. Walker became one-fourth of the fourth set of hosts for BET's 106 & Park alongside Shorty da Prince, Bow Wow and Miss Mykie on October 1, 2012.[1][2][3]

Filmography[edit]

Film
Year Film Role Notes
2012 '"Loud Pack" DVD Movie / 'Why Do Men Cheat? The Movie Stacey Film Debut
Television
Year Title Role Notes
2012–2013 106 & Park Herself - Hostess

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "'106 & Park' Names Bow Wow, Ms. Mykie, Paigion and Shorty Da Prince As New Hosts". VIBE Vixen. 2012-09-04. Retrieved 2012-10-02. 
  2. ^ a b c "BET Hiring New Hosts : Meet Paigion and Shorty Da Prince.". FreddyO.com. 2011-12-29. Retrieved 2012-10-02. 
  3. ^ a b c d e "Paigion". BET.com. 2012-10-01. Retrieved 2012-10-02. 

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