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About annwead

I am a professor of multimedia, innovative journalism in the Journalism & Graphic Design School at Florida A&M University. As an award-winning journalist and higher ed executive, my latest high profile project involves the multi-faceted development of a 'teaching hospital' formed via a public-private partnership and located on the FAMU campus. The public-private partnership's outcome is a multi-million-dollar, annual economic benefit to the north Florida region with direct benefits to communication students enrolled in programs at FAMU. internship and training program for FAMU communications majors. It has been a rewarding career where I have been transforming lives in education, government and media for more 25 years. Also, as a ghost and co-writer of literary works that highlight the careers and lives of accomplished "hidden" people, I am achieving a valued use of my talents and skills.

Never Stop Learning

I read some where to treat life as an opponent in a chess game.  You have to be calculating when life takes its turn. Pay close attention.  Think about your next play. Those who do usually win the game.  In … Continue reading

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JULY 23, 2017 DEADLINE FOR APPLYING FOR KEY NEWSROOM MANAGEMENT JOB — Ms. Ann’s blog

Black Television News Channel officials continue to build its news operations team. Earlier this month, it opened the job portal for qualified applicants to fill the position of News and Programming Director and Assistant News Director. All applications — “story … Continue reading

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@famusjgc82 Summer 2017 rw2_lit class: “A” for team effort

Note that there are some errors and challenges in their writing. However, the students were on deadline and the editors learned the hard way about late submissions. The Millenials learned about the challenges of working with one another
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Lanetra Bennett – Multimedia Journalist — Morgan Elise Martin

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 … Continue reading

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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. Continue reading

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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

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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 … Continue reading

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