Maya Gilmore is a multimedia producer, filmmaker, and educator born and raised in Charm City. Currently living bicoastal, Maya is a lecturer at Morgan State University in Baltimore.
After nearly a decade in fiber optics, Maya began pursuing her media career full-time in 2011. She has worked across platforms in radio, television, digital, and film. She has been credited on FOX, NBC, ABC Disney, and Viacom networks. With a passion for production, her work includes digital content for Tales, Twenties, Black Ink Compton, Basketball Wives LA, BET Awards, Black Girls Rock, and she spent many years as the segment producer for FOX45 Morning News and Good Day Baltimore.
Her love for Baltimore has inspired many of her most recent projects. She is currently directing her first feature-length documentary film titled Music Liberated: Baltimore’s in the House, a story of the rich history of the underground house music scene in Baltimore.
Maya studied documentary film under Emmy Award-Winning Documentary Filmmaker Stanley Nelson in New York City. Additionally, she studied film under Dan Birman as part of a partnership with SpectrumTV and Impact Labs. She earned a Bachelor of Science degree with honors in Broadcast & Integrated Media Production from Morgan State University, studied digital storytelling at American University, and received her master’s degree as a fellow in Specialized Journalism & Documentary Film from the University of Southern California in Los Angeles, CA.