What a time to be alive

I'm typing this as I sit on my bed wrapped up in a blanket, taking it easy from surgery. Current song playing on the little Bluetooth speaker, Elton John's I'm Still Standing -- what a great song! I cannot help but think about how different things could be right now. For starters everyone who makes … Continue reading What a time to be alive

News directing while Black

Being a news director is a privilege. It’s also a position for many that wasn’t the easiest to achieve, especially for African Americans. That’s why I’m sharing my perspective of the challenges that some Black newsroom leaders face today, at a time when many in our communities are hurting. I realized very early on in … Continue reading News directing while Black

Master’s Matters: Purpose behind my graduate school journey

When I started college in 2003, I had no idea what I wanted to do with my life... well at least not with my career.  I’ve always had a love for writing. I never knew just how much it would become part of my life. My sophomore year of college came fast and I had … Continue reading Master’s Matters: Purpose behind my graduate school journey

Scott Saxton: The man, the myth, the news LEGEND!

No matter what field you’re in, we’ve all had people who have touched us along the way. From college professors, colleagues and in my case an INCREDIBLE boss. You’ve probably seen me post from time to time about Scott Saxton. Those posts only scratch the surface of the impact he’s had on my life and … Continue reading Scott Saxton: The man, the myth, the news LEGEND!

Getting Deep on Deepfakes’ Impact on Journalism

It's kind of hard to go deep on something you don't really understand. Since deepfakes really are all about faking it.. I think I'll be okay. So here's what I understand deepfakes to be--- the use of artificial intelligence in videos or pictures to make it appear that someone is saying or doing something they … Continue reading Getting Deep on Deepfakes’ Impact on Journalism