News directing while Black

📸: Alex Workman 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 … Continue reading News directing while Black

The Kneeland Experience

My name is Vicki Bradley, I'm a grad student.. news director... and now a Kneeland Fellow. This week, I spent four days in Austin as part of the New Media Leadership Forum. I wasn't sure exactly what to expect... but it didn't take me long to realize I was in for quite an experience. Going … Continue reading The Kneeland Experience

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

My View: Social Media’s Impact On Journalism

Well, I'm one blog post (this one) away from finishing my first semester of grad school. I'm so proud of all that I've been able to accomplish this semester after more than a decade out of school.  I've learned so much these past couple of months. From shooting and editing to becoming a better writer … Continue reading My View: Social Media’s Impact On Journalism