The Take Over

Shay McCray

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Shay McCray lives by the belief that we predict our own life. Born in Brooklyn, New York and later relocating to Atlanta, Georgia. Shay always knew she wanted to pursue a career in Acting, Radio and TV. Shay started her acting career in high school writing plays which landed her first place twice in the school’s talent shows. Because of her early beginnings she later landed herself a lead role in web series, “TRADE IT ALL”, had the pleasure to be featured in “Being Mary Jane”, “Greenleaf” and played the daughter of Maxine Jones (former member of EnVogue) in the movie “The Hills”. McCray gradually began breaking her way into the industry. She has built strong relationships by way of industry experience, which cultivated a platform for her to work with Mr.Keith David, Alana Young and Kerry Washington’s acting coach Marishka Phillips. Acting is not the only trade Shay has mastered. She is currently a Television Personality, Media Host, and Brand Ambassador for celebrity hairstylist Aaron Tracy (@iroc_hair) and Celebrity Designer Colin Turner Couture (@colinturnercouture). She is one of the host and featured cast member of Women On The Rise Atlanta docu-series. She is mostly known as the TV Host for her very own show “The Shay McCray Show” on TST Network that airs on Comcast channel 29 every Thursday night as well as her very own Radio Show. Shay has had the pleasure to work alongside with V103, Streetz 94.5, iSoul Radio (NY) and 106 Live Radio (ATL). McCray gained popularity working as a Red-Carpet Host covering entertainment interviews with Celebrities at major events and fashion shows from state to state. Accomplishing several of many life goals, McCray is creating her path and navigating her way to the top. She is destined to be a lightning force in this industry. Her positive energy, exceptional dedication, and swift transition from role to role confirms that she is ready for everything she deserves.