Hala Taha

Host of Young and Profiting, CEO of YAP Media

Hala Taha is the host of Young and Profiting Podcast, frequently ranked as a #1 Education podcast across all apps. Hala is also the CEO of YAP Media, a full-service social media and podcast marketing agency for top podcasters, celebrities and CEOs projected to generate over $1M in revenue in its first year. She is well-known for her engaged following and influence on Linkedin, and she landed the January 2021 cover of Podcast Magazine.

Hala started her career in radio production while in college at HOT97 on “The Angie Martinez Show.” Later, she launched an entertainment news blog site, “The Sorority of Hip Hop,” where she led an all-female team of 50 bloggers. Together they ran the popular site, interviewed celebrities, produced radio shows, hosted parties/concerts, and nearly snagged a reality TV show on MTV! 

When the blog site boom slowed down, Hala took a temporary exit from the entertainment industry to get an MBA. She has 7 years of corporate marketing experience at HP and Disney Streaming Services. She started Young and Profiting Podcast and YAP Media as a side hustle, and now has several high profile clients and over 40 employees. Hala is an expert on networking, personal branding, Linkedin marketing, side hustles, entrepreneurship and podcasting.

Our team

Meet with our avengers level teammates

Partner

Timothy Tan

Head of Guest Outreach

Hisham

VP, Social Media

Kate Ponzi

Youtube Manager

Parth Parekh

Lead Audio Engineer

Matt Quandt

Creative Director

Trish Noble

Head Of Design

Shreya Arora

VP, Operations

Kriti Kumar

Producer

Jenna Miller

Associate Producer

Chelsea Harvey

Producer

Rebekah Sausmikat

Associate Producer

Ella Kopeikin

Senior Researcher

Ava Wettrick

Senior Researcher

Fahad S. Chaudhry

Part-time Researcher

Greta Simolke

Sr. Operations Manager

Garima

Content Manager

Tian Tolentino

Social Media Manager

Kennedy Krause

Social Media Manager

Isabella Vo

Social Media Manager

Alex Blucas

Social Media Manager

Lauren Terry

Social Media Manager

Gavin Harlien

Social Media Manager

Elizabeth Synder

Social Media Manager

Jadyn Bishock

Social Media Manager

Camryn D’Aloia

Copywriter

Mariel Oliveros

Copywriter

Jessie Castillo

Audio Engineer

Puneeth Shenoy

Senior Lead Video Editor

Celine Conti

Video Editor

Eliza Cobarrubias

Graphic Designer

Alen Margaret Clutario

Graphic Designer

Patricia de Lara

Graphic Designer

Kariz Cascante

Graphic Designer

Nia Aguinalde

Brand Designer

Bob Docto

Graphic Designer

Carlo Nuñez

Graphic Designer

Gabriel Napilot

Graphic Designer

Jedd Felias

Graphic Designer

Maika Alvarez

Senior Video Editor

Mary Kathryn Baltazar

Video Editor

CHRISTIAN PURIGAY

Engagements/Operations Specialist

Revina De Leon

Engagements/Operations Specialist

Irish C. De los Santos

Engagements/Operations Specialist

Cyndi Litangan

Engagements/Operations Specialist

Ruthy Labrador

Sr. Guest Outreach Specialist

Myra Magnaye

Guest Outreach Specialist

Denise Galido

Youtube SEO Specialist

Paul

Youtube/Sponsorships Manager

Larissa Altafim