Written by Ishu Pokhrel, Cultural Arts District Intern at Downtown Arlington
On Thursday, August 11, 2022, I had the pleasure of interviewing the CEO of Arlington Urban Media and Entertainment (AUME), Brandon Chiles. Chiles was the first to join the Downtown Arlington Creator Club. This is the first interviews in a series of features of Creator Club members.
According to the the AUME website, the platform is the largest independent media outlet in Arlington, Texas, known for its electric audience and "infotainment" approach to delivering information. With a focus on leveraging the power of digital media, AUME has taken steps to bridge the gap between young adults and relevant information/opportunities around us.
“I believe that we’re in this new age of creation, you have to stay within the phone as much as possible just to keep everything streamlined,” says Chiles.
Chiles is navigating and responsible for all areas of the media company. This includes designing content, team management, driving revenue, managing relationships, and much more! And the most unique aspect of all of this is that it’s managed from his phone screen!
Brandon saw the opportunity that the Creator Club presented to him as a content curator in Arlington.
“I always want to be the first one on an innovation,” Brandon said “so when I see something that I think can shape the culture, I’m going to sign up immediately.”
Brandon has since used the Creator Club kit benefits by renting the Short Film Kit to produce a visual podcast and film for local youth football practice.
To learn more about Arlington Urban Media and Entertainment visit www.weareaume.com
About the Creator Club
The Creator Club here at Downtown Arlington is designed to help artists and creative professionals connect with the cultural district and elevate their brand. For a lifetime fee of only $25, membership includes professional equipment rentals, Cultural District Mixers, workshops for members, and promotion on Downtown Arlington marketing. Explore more at https://downtownarlington.org/do-business/the-creator-club.