Is anybody listening? A question I found myself asking myself over and over for at least a year during one of the biggest health scares of my life. Writing this to remind people to trust your gut and always advocate for yourself. BACK TO THE BEGINNING The Fall of 2020 I knew something was wrong, … Continue reading Is anybody listening?
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
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
My View: The Innovator’s Dilemma
The news is always changing from the way we record interviews and get video... to how people are now able to watch their favorite broadcasters. When looking at The Innovator's Dilemma, I really want to focus on how the changing of cell phones has had an impact on the media. In class we touched … Continue reading My View: The Innovator’s Dilemma
A Different Kind of Reality
Immersive Mixed Reality three words with a whole lot of impact to the news world these days. To break it down, it's the blending of virtual reality together with the real world environment. Imagine being in your home watching television and suddenly you find yourself caught in the middle of a hurricane. Just you with all … Continue reading A Different Kind of Reality
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
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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