Christi Given is a Southern California native who has been singing and writing music since the age of 12. She is passionate about changing the youth and the next generation through music, media and journalism. Given has hosted for The Trinity Broadcasting Network's youth channel, JUCE TV (JCTV) and has had an online news show called, the "JUCE MUSIC INSIDER." (A Christian E! news type of show about current Christian music news and positive media that she directed, hosted and edited). She also has hosted for the shows "XVZ, (Xtreme Video Zone) “Top 3” (a talk show) and "Hot Off the Press."
Christi has been seen on TBN's "Praise the Lord" and has performed on live television singing her song, “The Other Side,” for the "Project JUCE TV" in 2015. Christi launched "THE POWER SOURCE" show in 2017 after having done a pilot for YouTube that she directs, hosts, and edits. She launched the online show with David Diga Hernandez (Healing Evangelist, Encounter TV Host/Director & Author). She interviewed a couple of others, including legendary singer and actor Pat Boone. Given then merged from TBN & JUCE TV to help other networks such as the Hillsong Channel for the red carpet event for the "Let Hope Rise," film premiere. She has become an official host for The CROSS NETWORK with her show, "The Power Source." (TM). IMDB | TBN
Christi launched THE POWER SOURCE show in 2017 after having done a pilot for YouTube that she directs, hosts, and edits. She launched the online show with David Diga Hernandez. Some of her interviews include legendary singer and actor Pat Boone.
Christina has written over 250 songs for Television and her music has been placed on networks such as A&E, Bravo TV, Lifetime, E!Channel and more.
Given has been featured on KKLA RADIO (99.5 FM) with REACHING OUT RADIO (Where God Comes First) with host Ambassador Elisa, & Mark Munson with ROPE. The show she co-hosts on is called, "Building Hollywood in Media." Listen Saturdays every week on KKLA or via the free KKLA Radio APP on your smart phone. The show airs also on K PRAISE (KPRZ) at 1210 AM on Saturdays at 3 PM (PT) in Southern California. Make sure to check out the show! Christi's music is also played on there as well to edify the listeners through the spirit of truth and in worship and praise to our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ.
Given launched her new podcast in 2018 called, "Building HOLY-WOOD in Media, Music & Technology." You can listen at SoundCloud
Christi Given has been a leading contributor with over 4 published articles a week and over approximately 12 a month for the Christian teen webzine, PROJECT INSPIRED, that Nicole Weider (former model) founded in 2011.
Given has been an author for the website ProjectInspired.com which, now reaches over 600,000 girls a month and is considered the "...largest online website for teen girls and young women." Given led her best friend Nicole (CEO of PI) to Christ, since they both pursed a career in Hollywood, now they get to impact God's Kingdom for His glory. They are now helping reach the next generation with modest fashion tips, dating/purity advice, Christian music and film news, and culturally relevant material. They hope to inspire young women to follow Jesus and to be a leader in society, not a follower.
Given wants to impact the youth and the culture with positive media in the field of entertainment with Television, speaking, music, worship and writing.
Christi loves serving the local community and joining in with different ROPE events, such as reaching out to the homeless and even the Long Beach Rescue Mission.
God has called Christi from Newport Church LA, (2011-2014) to Hillsong Los Angeles (2014-2017) with the kids worship team, as a former key worship/team leader at the Belasco Theater in Downtown, Los Angeles building the church plant.
Given has led worship at the International House of Prayer, as well as at local churches. She is honored to join the Cross Network in 2018, to not only help lead with events in worship but also in speaking.
Given helped launch the satellite show for Israel for the Cross Network in March 2018. She loves Jesus, sharing the Gospel (the Good news, and Word of God in the Bible), and also loves to sing unto the Lord. Book her for your local church, school, event, or program.