Title: Multi-Media Journalist Employer: KPNX 12 News - Phoenix How Long: 5 years Education: Bachelor of Arts in Journalism, Baylor University in Waco, Texas I am proud to be from the Navajo Nation and I grew up in Glendale, Arizona.
[if !supportLineBreakNewLine] Digital is the future of news. I believe the way we consume news will be completely different in 10 years – the days of sitting down at the TV to watch the nightly news are long gone. What got you interested in di
Filmmaker Ayana Saunders was the most recent guest speaker at our New Economics for Women Youth Workshop. Ayana shared the intriguing story how she became a media maker and encouraged students to never give up on their dreams - no matter what they are. Along with Filmmakers/Producers Wil Prada, Sassy Mohen and Antonio Ogaz, our students are being exposed to highly successful media makers who are as committed as us at Next American Media Makers to ensuring the next generation
Title: Director/Editor Education: BA Boston College, MFA New York University Tisch School of the Arts Asia My mother is Nigerian and Jamaican born in London. My father is Cuban and Jamaican born in Kingston. I grew up all along the East Coast due to my mother's work. I have lived in Africa, Asia and Europe and permanently moved to Los Angeles in 2017. "...your work influences society. You have the potential of having the SAME if not greater effect on history as Marlon Brand
This week the second group of our New Economics for Women (NEW) media makers took their digital video gear out into the field. On the left, Team Sandra and Daniel interviewed the owner of a small business in their Van Nuys neighborhood. Driven by her passion for animals, Media Maker Gabrielle visited the East Valley Animal Shelter to do a profile of one of the volunteers - Sherry Brewer. Gabrielle interviewed Sherry and got shots of all the creatures in the shelter - includin
Title: Digital News Producer Employer: KABC-TV (ABC) How Long: Nearly three years Education: BA from CSUN Born and raised in Oxnard, CA. "Digital content has become important because social media and the internet have made people want everything instantly." What got you interested in digital content - or content storytelling as we call it? It was sort of engrained in all of the journalism students, at least that's how it appeared to me. My mentor and the lecturer for our p