July 18, 2018

Khaleel Anthony Graham is breaking the mold in Sylvania, Georgia. After graduating from high school, instead of pursuing college, military or the monotonous factory work tradition he has decided to take his talent to the runway.

 To view the photo's from his exclusive p...

June 28, 2018

Imagine visiting a new city and ending up in jail within the first 24 hours of your arrival.

27- year- old Evander "King Richie Blaze" Sutherland is no stranger to the struggles of life.

After only 5 weeks in Atlanta, by way of Jamaica, Sutherland has experienced the wor...

November 10, 2017

After discovering 3,300 kids between the ages 13-25 were living on the street, Rick Westbrook created a shelter and thrift store to house and clothe Atlanta's LGBT homeless youth. 

November 7, 2017

Second grade savior, Tamauris Hill leads his classmates to success through motivational speeches and providing them with the keys to living their best childhood.

November 7, 2017

In the heart of downtown, on the West side of Peachtree Street, 50 feet from The Underground and The Five Points Marta Station, in between the Metro Mall where temp fades are $15 and gold teeth are manufactured: The Funk Shop at 73 Peachtree Street stands tall. A windo...

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Septymber Whitfield

Atlanta, Georgia                                                         

EDUCATION

    

Georgia State University, Atlanta, GA                                                                                    2015-2018

Bachelor of Arts, Journalism 3.0 GPA             

 

Honors: Hope Scholarship 2015-2018

Relevant Courses: Advanced Media Writing, Digital Journalism, Applied Graphic Design

                                   

Georgia Highlands College, Douglasville, GA                                                                      2013-2015

Associate of Arts

 3.11 GPA

 

COMMUNICATIONS EXPERIENCE

Georgia State Television (GSTV), Atlanta. Georgia                                              June 2018- Present

GA Detours Host                                          

  • Hosted segments for hour long television show broadcasted to 2 million viewers across Georgia

  • Wrote scripts for segments

  • Interviewed participants for Gullah Geechie Documentary

 

The Voice, Ryan Seacrest Studios, Atlanta, Georgia                                    August/2016- May 2017

Radio Host

  • Hosted segments of 2-hour radio show for guests

  • Interviewed patients and celebrity guests for live radio shows

  • Controlled sound board, monitors, studio cameras and microphones

 

Cox Media Group, Atlanta, Georgia

A Day in the Life of Cox Media Group                                                  October 2016-October 2016

Intern

  • Worked collectively with team of interns to create a way to revolutionize the Atlanta Journal Constitution to appeal to millennials

 

Ian Burke’s Greenhouse Management, Atlanta, Georgia                                                               September/2015-January 2016

Publicist to actress, Navia Robinson (Disney’s Raven’s Home, BET’s Being Mary Jane, Netflix’s Freeform)

  • Booked red carpet events, appearances, radio interviews 

  • Managed client’s social media accounts (Twitter, Instagram, Periscope)

 

RELATED SKILLS

Adobe Premiere Pro (intermediate level)

Skilled videographer, photographer and editor

Expert graphic designer for all social media platforms

 

LEADERSHIP

National Association of Black Journalists-Georgia State University                            2017-Present

Active member of campus chapter of NABJ.