Where talent

comes to rise grandly.

Talent Representation & Media Strategy focused on who you are authentically

The Mission

Empowering diverse TV talents & experts to secure impactful opportunities.


Founder & CEO

Giselle J. Phelps (she/her) is the Founder & CEO of Grand Rising Talent. Marking a decade of media entrepreneurship, Giselle has proven to be a highly trusted, strategic, and creative client advisor. Giselle has extensive experience in the development of high impact, results-driven media and communication strategies that elevate talent and brand awareness.



Grand Rising Talent collaborates with clients and their teams to create opportunities, vet inquires, and lead execution. Our talent representation services include connecting clients with brands and media partners, content development, reel maintenance, negotiation and more.

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We develop a custom media strategy to increase a talent’s brand awareness. Our clients have access to a suite of media strategy services including targeted publicity, thought leadership, asset creation and key message development.

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Case Study

Eboni K. Williams is the first Black cast member of Bravo’s ‘Real Housewives of New York City’ & Host of the ‘Holding Court with Eboni K. Williams’ podcast.

Contact Us


5670 Wilshire Blvd. Suite 1800, 18th Floor
Los Angeles CA 90036


(424) 245-0211