Anna-Jeannine Herman

Anna-Jeannine “DJ AJ9” Herman is a veteran theatrical designer and performer, mobile disc jockey, and lighting designer from Something New Entertainment DJs, Lighting, and Multimedia in Northeast Ohio. DJ AJ9 is the current Vice President of Communications of the International Special Events Society, Cleveland, member of the American Disc Jockey Association. She has also been featured as a recurring correspondent on the CrossFader Show, and as a guest author on Today’s Bride Magazine Online. She also has an active blog of her own. Anna-Jeannine completed her undergraduate studies at Berea College with an emphasis in theatrical design and technology, theatrical performance, and communications. She has also completed Master’s-Level studies in theatrical design and technology at both the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, and at Kent State University. She resides in Akron, Ohio with her husband, Justin, and two pocket beagles, Prince Rusticus “Rusty” McFreckleson and Princess Tigerlily “Lily” McFreckleson. The family is expecting their first human child in mid-March: a boy, Jasper Lee.
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Down the Rabbit Hole: Are Political Debates On Social Media Really “Worth It”?

By Anna-Jeannine K. Herman, Wedding Entertainment Director®, "Performance Professional" Making the choice to weigh in on a controversial issue on social media can be a...

5 Simple Ways to Get Over That First Crack of the Mic

By Anna-Jeannine Herman, "Performance Professional" So many entertainers fear those first few words, those first few moments that can make or break your credibility with...

Mobile Apps for Mobile DJs

by Anna-Jeannine “DJ AJ9” Herman The rise of the smart phone and the tablet computer has brought our industry a wave of useful applications...

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