28 Aug EP110: Nicci Cheatham
Many girls and women often envision their big day- the day they will marry the man of their dreams. This week wedding bells are ringing as Nicci Hudson, soon to be Cheatham joins the podcast for a special episode. Nicci is marrying Brandy’s best friend Kevin and the wedding is less than a week away! Nicci takes a break from her busy schedule to talk about the excitement as her destination wedding in Cabo approaches.
Nicci was born and raised in Dallas, but TX has strong roots in Chicago with her parents both being from the windy city. She talks of life growing up in Dallas as well as her time in competitive gymnastics and cheerleading. Nicci went on to attend Oklahoma State University. At OSU she won two national championships in competitive cheer. During her senior year in college, she worked on a documentary detailing the journey to her final competition. Making the documentary uncovered Nicci’s true passion for film production. Upon receiving her degree in Broadcast Journalism, Nicci set out to begin her career. Nicci and Brandy discuss the challenges she faced and what ultimately led to her landing her dream job and relocating to New York City. She is currently a video producer for the prestigious Mount Health System. Her talent has been highly recognized as she recently won a New York Emmy for her video production.
While planning her wedding and holding down a fulltime corporate job, Nicci and Kevin have embarked on a new venture in owning their own production company. Nicci’s passion, drive, and dream to create her own content fueled her to create Drix Media. Drix Media services corporations and small businesses, providing quality and professional visual content. They combine creative story telling with engaging visuals and have goals of expanding the business to films and documentaries.
Nicci wraps up the episode with more reflections regarding her big day and the events that led up to this moment. Nicci Hudson (now Cheatham) is a true testament that with hard work and believe in yourself you can achieve your dreams. As a corporate woman, entrepreneur, her opportunities are endless. Congratulations again to the happy couple.