Nowadays, being a reporter consists of more than just a pretty face and a strong voice. Lanetra Bennett, reporter at WCTV-CBS affiliate in Tallahassee, shared the lifestyle and every day routine of a multimedia journalist. On June 8, 2017 at 11:05 a.m. after the Board of Trustees meeting she informed me there are no videographers…”I […]Continue reading “Lanetra Bennett – Multimedia Journalist — Morgan Elise Martin”
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Embracing your comfort blanket
“Sometimes we think we’ve outgrown these things but the need for them resurfaces during times of stress …” Brian Mayne, Self Mapping: How to Awaken to your True Self (2012). Watkins Media Ltd.
Bobby Henry Sr. is the Recipient of the 2017 Angelo B. Henderson Community Service Award – National Association of Black Journalists
Source: Bobby Henry Sr. is the Recipient of the 2017 Angelo B. Henderson Community Service Award – National Association of Black Journalists
Endurance: Tips for mental strength and spiritual stamina
My mother’s pastor, Dr. Barbara King, author and founder/minister of Atlanta’s Hillside International Truth Center, teaches weekly courses on life skills that promote “New Thought” principles and related insight. Her Wednesday classes are so popular that they are live streamed and archived on the church’s website on a limited basis. One of the handouts toContinue reading “Endurance: Tips for mental strength and spiritual stamina”
My ‘pre-existing’ experience: Ailing prognosis on Trump Administration’s new medical listing
In 1986 when my twin son was a few months old, he was refused coverage by our medical insurance company because he had a pre-existing condition. As a result, the Atlanta neurologist who — bi-weekly — reviewed and offered diagnosis for our son based on his EEG lab work, always provided us with a per visit invoiceContinue reading “My ‘pre-existing’ experience: Ailing prognosis on Trump Administration’s new medical listing”
Graduates: How to transfer your ‘top of the world’ status into on the ground results
We are all aware that student loan debt for the class of 2016 was more than $37,000 per capita, according to the studentloanero.com website. However, be prepared to save, repay your investment and read to understand your new workplace benefits package.
Yes, Black folks commit suicide, too
Source: Yes, Black folks commit suicide, too
Where have I been?
The first rule of blogging is consistency. I blew the first rule so I will make up for my lengthy absence by filling my blog pages with relevant and regular content that ranges from the public’s right to know via the free press to lessons learned on the campus of Florida A&M University. That rangeContinue reading “Where have I been?”
SJGC and BTNC host successful “Community Conversation”
Originally posted on FAMU School of Journalism & Graphic Communication:
The Florida A&M University School of Journalism & Graphic Communication recently hosted a “Community Conversation” to update Tallahassee leaders, students and faculty on the progress of the debut of the nation’s first 24-hour news network targeted to African American viewers. See enclosed for the update:…