The Pink Side

FullSizeRenderGin Blanton: Host, Producer, Writer

Gin Blanton is the host of the sports and entertainment talk show, Snap & Tip, alongside her co-host Simone Bridges.  The ladies discuss professional and collegiate sports, as well as pop culture aspects, highlighting the positive efforts being made by athletes in their own lives, and inside their communities.

Gin spent four years as a NFL and NBA sports reporter for KTEV TV, Channel 15, in Texarkana, Texas, primarily covering the Dallas Cowboys and Dallas Mavericks pro sports teams.  Ms. Blanton has been passionate about media and entertainment since she was a very young girl.  In her youth, she indulged herself singing in the church choir, delivering church announcements, as well as participating in cheerleading, drill team, band, and theater, throughout her Jr. and Sr. years in high school.  In her early twenties, she made the decision that she would own a publishing company; thus, she set forth to fulfill her dreams.

As a Publisher, Gin has published 7 titles, to date, and as a Producer, she has produced one live stage play, starring famed comedian, Shucky Duckey, 3 short films, as well as directed one feature film.  As an actress, Ms. Blanton has appeared in 2 television commercials, 3 stage plays, and several short films.  She recently filmed a part for the movie The Hills alongside famed actors Clifton Powell, Taral Hicks and Claudia Jordan. She has a starring role in the film Deceptions of Love, which is currently available on DVD in retail stores, and video rental outlets, nationwide.

Ms. Blanton’s strong passion and desire to deliver positive, motivating and uplifting products has continued with her current company, Ginger Snaps Productions, where she is slated to film 2 new feature-length movies in 2016.

Ms. Blanton’s ambition, passion and determination make her an undeniable eminent force to be reckoned with, in today’s media entertainment industry.

Follow Gin on Twitter and Instagram @gin_ismyname



1622756_10203947437708649_5277084101047263317_nNina Iturralde: Producer

Being the aggressive “go getter”, Nina M Iturralde aka 9na Michele has always set high standards for herself. At the age of 13, Nina walked in her first fashion show. While taking a break from modeling, Nina returned back to the industry in 1998 landing her first gig with L’Oreal. From there she has been blessed with superior success working with well known artist / actors such as MC Lyte, Kandi Burruss, Johnny Gil and has worked for major companies such as Coke, T-Moble, Motions. Also, she has the cover shot of GlamModelz magazine (February 2011 issue), cover for the book “Second Place Women Who Comes in 1St”, and Smirnoff advertised her face for their product.

Aside from modeling, Nina always finds time to give back to her community by serving meals to the elderly and mentoring children. Originally from Baltimore MD, but raised in Aberdeen MD, Nina now resides in the Dallas TX area where she keeps striving towards higher levels of excellence. In November 2012, Nina broke grounds on becoming the 1st woman Promoter of an all male company; Five Made Men Entertainment (#1 leading promotional marketing company in the DFW area). Now she manages the entire promo/marketing department bringing creative and innovative ideas to help the company grow to another level of success!!

Follow Nina on Twitter & Instagram @9na_Michele

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