Spotlighting Your Community

March 28, 2016 | Maureen Chowdhury

Artist Spotlight: The Felice Brothers (VIDEOS & PHOTO)

AMP by Strathmore will be featuring the musical styling’s of The Felice Brothers this Friday. The Felice Brothers hail from New York and  have opened up for acts like the Dave Matthews Band and performed at major music festivals like Coachella. If their music had to be described in one word, I’d say it’s quirky. It’s […]

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September 6, 2013 | Tamika Smith

Diversity Beat: Officials Head to China, Ethiopian Fest. & More

Montgomery County Executive Isiah Leggett (D) heads to China in little over a week, the African community celebrates unity for the month of September, and the Asian American Pageant loses a candidate. Check out the top stories in diversity and events to put on your calendar: Montgomery County Executive Isiah Leggett (D) heads to China in September. The […]

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August 30, 2013 | Tamika Smith

Building a Relationship with Media

This year’s Power Conference “Women Doing Business” was a huge success.  I thoroughly enjoyed speaking to my group of ladies who varied from an author to a school owner. Many of the women understood the need for media attention but struggled on the ways they could do it on a consistent basis. Each one of […]

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August 28, 2013 | Tamika Smith

Heading to the March on Washington Events? Send Us Photos and Video

The March on Washington is expected to bring in thousands of people who want to take part in commemorating the March on Washington.

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August 23, 2013 | Tamika Smith

Radio One Salutes Veterans of Color at the AFI

About 250 veterans to include the famed Tuskegee Airmen joined a special screening of the documentary “Veterans of Color” at the American Film Institute Theatre in Silver Spring on August 21. The documentary is part of an initiative introduced by Congress in 2000. It established a veterans project to preserve the stories of American war veterans and understand the […]

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August 5, 2013 | Tamika Smith

Covering Youth Christian Camp in Gaithersburg

I had a blast covering the Power Camp in Gaithersburg. The Fellowship of Christian Athletes is a national non-profit organization and this camp specifically works with kids between the ages of 8 to 12. One challenge in shooting this story was getting the kids (who weren’t camera shy) to just be normal. My videographer was super patient […]

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July 26, 2013 | Tamika Smith

ACES Program Launches, Nighttime Task Force Findings (Video Roundup)

Montgomery College finalized hiring the academic coaches for the Achieving Collegiate Excellence and Success (ACES) program, the Nighttime Economy Task Force subcommittee members are ready to draft their findings, and Wheaton business owners say a music venue is needed. Trending stories in video: Montgomery College finalized hiring the academic coaches for the Achieving Collegiate Excellence and Success (ACES) program. Its designed […]

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July 22, 2013 | Tamika Smith

On the Diversity Beat in Montgomery County

Covering the multicultural community in Montgomery County has truly been an enlightening experience. Here is the latest from the field: Upcoming stories this week: The Nighttime Economy Task Force subcommittees meet on July 23. I’ll also be looking into a new program today (July 22) called the Achieving Collegiate Excellence and Success (ACES). It’s a collaboration between Montgomery […]

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July 8, 2013 | Tamika Smith

More Biz Tips to Come

A new feature is set to take off on MyMCMedia. We realize that Biz Tips is a valuable resource that we can offer on the website. I will be working on a project to bring top business tips from Montgomery County’s best professionals in an array of fields to the website. In the most recently […]

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July 6, 2013 | Tamika Smith

Business Navigator and Christian Camp (Video Roundup)

Montgomery County gets a new small business navigator, a Christian athletic camp allows kids to gain leadership skills and the county executive speaks at a Latino leadership roundtable. Trending stories in video this week: Montgomery County Councilmembers Roger Berliner (D- District 1) and Nancy Floreen (D-At-large) welcomed small businesses to the inaugural Montgomery County Small […]

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