Team

Brian Barber
Founder & Creator/CEO of Mr. New-School Educational Media, LLC

Brian Barber is an educator, rapper, and author born in Washington D.C. and raised in Fort Washington, Maryland. He is authentic, original and charismatic. His experience  as an educator and writer allows him to effectively produce educational materials for school age children. Brian has worked in the educational field since 2003 as an educator in Prince George’s County, Maryland. During those years he taught music to students in pre-kindergarten through sixth grade as well as mathematics, science, health, reading, language arts and social studies to grades two and five. Brian has also performed as a hip-hop artist for many years. The many talents that Brian developed have given him a special blend of artistry. Brian earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Elementary Education from Bowie State University in Maryland, a second Bachelor’s Degree in Visual Communication Digital Media Arts (VCDMA) from Bowie State University as well, and a Master’s Degree in Education at Trinity University in Washington D.C. Through this unique combination of skills and talents Mr. New-School was created. Brian found throughout his years teaching that children respond to topics in which they relate and have an interest, thus he created Mr. New-School.

Walter Kirkland
Publicist

Walter Kirkland is the consummate entertainment professional. He is an accomplished actor, voice-over talent, and national promoter. Walter is a graduate of Rutgers University, The Columbia School of Broadcasting, and “Such a Voice Academy.” He is also an active member of the American Federation of Television and Radio Association (1998 – present). Walter has also been active nationally in many media related fronts for the last 15 years which include Pennsylvania/Maryland Lottery, The Wire, BET Network, Maryland Public TV, Industrial Films, CIA, Blue Cross Blue Shield, PSA radio spots for 102.3 FM and 104.1 FM, and the NBC Today Show. Walter is known as the “Voice for Prince George’s County, Maryland.” Walter is also the spokesperson for Prince George’s Suite Magazine, a lifestyle publication with over 100,000 regional subscribers. He also hosts KIRKLAND’S KORNER, a fresh new program depicting the viewpoints and interests of the Washington metro area that airs on CCTV. Walter is also the host of Radio One’s Radio Show “Living Well with Walter Kirkland” on WOLB/1010 AM.

Anthony A. Peacock
Executive Producer of The Mr. New-School Show

Anthony A. Peacock is the Founder and CEO of DBANA-LEE AV, LLC, a movie and television production company.  His background in media production has fostered a skillset that has elevated him to positions such as Director and Executive Producer.  He specializes in cinema and television production that range from documentaries to action-packed films.  Anthony prides himself in playing an intricate part of showcasing educational, diverse, and cultural stories. DBANA – LEE AV, LLC also produces public service announcements (PSA’s), commercials, and company jingles that connect businesses to broader and more mainstream audiences through television broadcasting, YouTube, and social media. Anthony is dedicated to reaching new plateaus through a creative and innovative brand of storytelling.

Rafi Soule
Technical Support Specialist

Rafi provides strategic consulting technology services and managed services to government organizations, commercial, and not for profit organizations. She specializes in mobilizing the right people, skills and technologies to help organizations improve their performance.