ABOUT YALDA MEDIA

Yalda Media is a private company that specializes in producing original content for businesses and individuals. 

 

FOUNDER: YALDA BENJAMIN

Three-Time Emmy Award winning producer Yalda Benjamin is the founder of Yalda Media.

 

Yalda graduated from California State University, Northridge with a Bachelors in Broadcast Journalism and a minor in Communications. 

 

She interned at CNN Los Angeles and started her career in the media at CBS2 in Palm Springs as a producer. While in the desert, Yalda covered the Esperanza Fire and the death of President Gerald Ford for which she earned an Emmy. 

 

In 2007 Yalda left Southern California to produce the very popular morning show "Good Day Sacramento." While in Sacramento she covered the 2009 elections, traveling to Washington, D.C., for President Obama's inauguration, the Jaycee Lee Dugard case and the Roseville Mall Fire, which earned her a second Emmy Nomination.

In 2011, Yalda moved to San Diego to produce the primetime local evening news. During her first year there, she earned another Emmy Award for producing a News Special on the 10 Year Anniversary of 9/11.

While in San Diego she earned her third Emmy Award in 2015 for her Team Coverage of "Wild Weather." She received four additional nominations for her outstanding work in San Diego.

Her passion for telling stories over the last decade is the driving force behind Yalda Media. 

Yalda created "My Human Case," the first original program with Yalda Media in 2015. The program was nominated for an Emmy Award.

 

Yalda was born in Iran and left the country when she was three-years-old. She speaks Spanish and fluent Farsi. 

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