Rafiq Taylor

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Los Angeles, California
Syracuse University, University Of Southern California
Marvel Cinematic Universe, Abbott Elementary, Indie Movies
  • Rafiq has conducted multiple interviews with eclectic filmmakers through his podcast Tubi or Not Tubi.
  • He's watched and ranked 250+ movies from the year he was born: 1995
  • Soon after starting his first scripted podcast, Rafiq received the Local Hero Award from DC Webfest in 2018 for his work.


As an entertainment reporter for A Hot Set, Rafiq provided insightful coverage on content creators of color in the realms of theatre and web series. Prior to that, he was a fellow at Bully Pulpit Interactive, a PR Firm that services Fortune 100 clients. Taking that back even further, Rafiq served as an intern at Flix Premiere, screening and evaluating which films were a good fit for the streaming platform. These experiences encompass the full picture of how Rafiq receives and ponders the content he encounters.


Rafiq has a bachelor's degree in Communications and Rhetorical Studies from Syracuse University and is currently pursuing his master's in Public Relations and Advertising at the University of Southern California.
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