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Becoming Storytellers

Dec 14, 2020

After grinding it out in NYC as a weekend anchor/reporter for WNBC for 2 1/2 years, Jummy Olabanji was offered an opportunity in her hometown that she couldn’t refuse.

She joined the NBC Washington D.C. Morning Team as Live Desk anchor/reporter in July 2019, now less than a year and a half later she’s preparing to...

Jul 15, 2020

To say the last few months have been challenging, as journalists specifically as Black journalists, would be an understatement.
From the coronavirus pandemic, to the killings of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, Ahmaud Aurbery & others and the racial unrest that followed. Those stories hit us differently.
In this episode, I...

Apr 30, 2020

What keeps you grounded through tough times? For journalist Jade Jackson, founder of The Main Source Media, focusing on Christ has given her strength in her darkest days. 

A young ambitious journalist, Jade held down several internships in college & landed her first TV job in her home state just months after graduation....

Mar 6, 2020

Midday Maryland host Elsa M left the TV business for seven years after feeling emotionally drained & burned out, she hit her breaking point with all the negativity of news and vowed never to go back to TV unless she was in the lifestyle hosting position she wanted.
Elsa spent years doing other communications...

Jan 7, 2020

When Derrick Rose joined WISN Milwaukee’s news team, he was hired to help lead the investigative unit. He held down the *many* FOIA requests, intense research and hard work that goes into being a good investigative reporter, all while turning daily stories on a nightside schedule; then one day, just months into the job...