Keisha-Gaye was born in Kingston, Jamaica and raised in Rosedale, Queens
After graduating from Syracuse University (Newhouse and College of Arts and Science), she began her career in television production at CBS News, where she worked as an associate producer or field producer for long-form documentaries like "A&E Biography."
She went on to work as an associate producer for the national prime time PBS news program "NOW With Bill Moyers" and then as a post-production associate producer on the independent documentary "Flag Wars," which kicked off PBS/ POV's summer 2003 documentary series. Keisha-Gaye has also worked as a producer/editor for Network News Service, a news sharing consortium between ABC, CBS and FOX.
Keisha-Gaye is a screen writer, with credits on the show "New Morning," a Hallmark Channel program produced by Faith and Values Media, and the sitcom webisode, "The Married Bachelor." She has been a member the Harlem Arts Alliance Screenwriting Workshop, led by noted screen writers Jamal Joseph ("NY Undercover"), Zach Sklar (Oliver Stone's "JFK"), and Edward Pomerantz ("Law & Order"), for close to a decade.
Keisha-Gaye is a member of the Author's Guild (which hosts her site www.keishagaye.com). She currently works as a director of communications within a large public college. In 2014, she received her M.F.A. in Creative Writing from The City College, CUNY. She lives in Brooklyn, NY with her husband and two children.