A documentarian, with experience overseeing every element of her productions at Southen Belle Productions, Maniko began her career as a journalist. She graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in Journalism and Legal Studies from the University of Maryland College Park then earned her Master of Arts in film, cinema, and video studies from American University. As a reporter at CTV 76, she created television news stories, social awareness specials and hosted/produced a weekly public affairs show.
At the beginning of 2014, Maniko founded Professionals Give Back. With the help of a team of small business owners and non-profit directors, she plans parties for professionals serious about expanding and improving their brand as they give back to the community.

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