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Paige Patton biography: 10 things about Nashville, Tennessee radio host aka Averianna The Personality

Paige A. Patton is a native of Nashville, Davidson County, Tennessee, United States. She previously lived in Los Angeles, California, USA.

Aside from Nashville, Patton has lived in other parts of Tennessee including Murfreesboro. She has also lived in different parts of Michigan, USA including Ypsilanti and Walled Lake.

Patton is a radio host also known as Averianna The Personality. Here are 10 more things about her:

  1. She was born in Haynes Manor, Nashville.
  2. From Los Angeles, she moved to Jackson, Tennessee to work as a multimedia journalist.
  3. In 2014, she graduated from the Nashville School of Arts where she played basketball.
  4. From 2015 to 2019, she studied journalism at Middle Tennessee State University in Murfreesboro. After graduating from the university, she moved to Los Angeles to pursue a career in the entertainment industry.
  5. When the new coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic hit in 2020, her job in Jackson discontinued so she went to Nashville and became a radio host. She hosted the Sunday evening show “Cashville Spotlight” on 101.1. 
  6. On November 12, 2022, she attended The Black Effect Podcast Network’s Thrill of Possibility Summit presented by Nissan, a professional development program held at the National Museum of African American Music in Nashville where she met “Charlamagne tha God” Lenard Larry McKelvey, then 44.
  7. On December 4, 2022, she was at WKND Hang Suite in Nashville where she was honored as one of the Nashville’s Black 40 under 40 awardees.
  8. In February 2023, her former basketball teammate Audrey Elizabeth Hale attended a taping of her radio show. On February 24, 2023, she moderated the question-and-answer session of the Hallmark Mahogany film “A Nashville Legacy” screening event and reception at the National Museum of African American Music in Nashville. 
  9. At 9:57 a.m. on March 27, 2023, Hale sent her an Instagram message saying “something bad is about to happen.” Hale fatally shot six people at The Covenant School in Nashville at 10:13 a.m. and was fatally shot at 10:27 a.m. by Metropolitan Nashville Police Department officers Michael Collazo, then 31, and Rex Engelbert, then 27.
  10. She was 28 years old when she told Don Lemon on “CNN This Morning” on March 28, 2023 that she did not know why Hale reached out to her on March 27, 2023.

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