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About awkimbrough

Ann Lineve Wead Kimbrough is an award-winning financial writer and special projects author with more than 5,000 multi-media works produced under her byline and broadcast signature. She is also a tenured professor at a Florida university. Ann’s work has appeared in Business Week, Fortune, Time, Marketing Management, Black Enterprise, Atlanta Business Chronicle, Atlanta Journal/Constitution, Essence, Twins magazine and Ebony Jr! She was an anchor and reporter for WSB-TV morning show, WGST-FM afternoon drive, Media One and Georgia Public TV’s weekly business shows. She has taught hundreds of high school and university students in more than 500 courses in communications and international business. A highly regarded mentor, former students and college classmates are leaders in the business, broadcast journalism, motion pictures, nonprofit, print journalism, public affairs and public relations, special events and varied entrepreneurial fields. Follow my blog and on social media: twitter @awkimbrough; fb @annweadkimbrough and Insta @annweadkimbrough_

It’s the big things that carry us through life

This image is lasting. There is a direct connectivity between cheering young folk onto their next level and sustained success. Great job, Dads, and the folk who had this idea. twitter.com/priscillashirer/status/1163494811258806272 Advertisements

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Prayer pouch with a purpose

I was in that place. I was a “baby Christian” as my Atlanta area pastor used to call us who stayed in the same spot without spiritual growth.
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How to find best bereavement and emergency travel rates when time is not on your side

Take a breath. Choose mindfulness techniques as sitting in peaceful stillness before planning your travel.
Organize your “proof of death” materials and your relationship to the deceased. If the materials are not readily available to you, the funeral home’s contact information can be used as verification by the carriers, hotels and rental car companies.
Check airline discount fares first and compare it to the bereavement, emergency, compassion rates offered by major carriers and hotels, motels. Continue reading

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Why revisiting grief in the public spotlight is tragic

I know what it’s like when the ‘weight of the world’ seems put upon your shoulders yet few people around you want to help carry the load. My friend, Gwen Carr, knows well this heavy feeling. She is the mother … Continue reading

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Update: FAMU Alumna Keta Browning credits her alma mater for “natural” passion in successful business start up

July 15, 2019, Tallahassee, Fla. — It’s 3:20 p.m. on a hot summer day and Keta Browning is cool as a cucumber while answering individual questions from students whose class ended a half hour earlier. Browning was gaining energy ftom … Continue reading

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What’s your GPA? It depends on where and how you live on campus

Fast read: When I received my freshman year room assignment in the Merner Hall dormitory on the campus of my small, undergraduate college, I thought I hit jackpot. Today’s architects and campus project managers believe they too hit pay dirt … Continue reading

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Get a job!

If you cannot locate a communications-related job from this lengthy listing… Continue reading

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Mother’s Day 2019 article that appeared in the Tallahassee Democrat newspaper

Once counted out to survive his birth trauma, John received his bachelor’s degree in psychology during Mother’s Day weekend 2019. He is now in graduate school. Continue reading

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FAMU Reporting and Writing II students’ podcasts … Spring 2019

Enjoy the first podcasts of Reporting and Writing II students. Continue reading

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Insecure v. Secure Managers

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