Born Mary Franklin, maiden name Swiyyah Muhammad; Swiyyah Woodard is Chief Executive Officer of Swiyyah Productions Inc. and Baynews9 Everyday Hero, seen by 2 million viewers. She began training as an actor at the age of 13 and was accepted into the PCCA program at Gibbs high school for the giftedly talented in acting. Born in the projects of Bethel Heights, with determination and a big heart for her community, she later obtained a BA degree in Psychology from the University of South Florida, and is certified in Creative Writing and TV production. The first TV show that she produced and hosted was entitled, “Living my dreams,” and aired in 200,000 households and Worldwide online through Access Pinellas who owned a million dollar studio. Within the first 5 months of production, she featured platinum and gold selling artist such as Rick Ross, Nappy Roots, 2 Pistols "She Got it" ft. T-Pain, Khia, and DJ Trans, with the purpose of drawing attention and opportunity to local artist presented on the same shows. She is an author of several books and received training from Dederick Woodard Inc. to work professionally and nationally as an inspirational speaker. After 25+ years of service to the community, she was also awarded thousands to start her for-profit production company in 2015. She is currently preparing for future productions.
www.swiyyah.com is dedicated to Swiyyah's loving brother, Jameel Omar Muhammad. "Gone too soon," from suicide.
Inspired by listening to Steve Harvey morning show Tampa Bay 95.7 The beat 2003-present. Swiyyah Muhammad
Music inspired by the greatest ministry that I know of so far the, "House of Manna-Fest." Praise God! #Salute #Godisgood