BIO

During my 25 years as a journalist I’ve worn quite a few hats, the latest that of an assistant professor at Morgan State University where I’m teaching writing and video production courses. It is my hope that I can help direct young students into the field of journalism, just as a high school teacher once directed […]

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The Morgan List: About The Project (2012)

In my first semester as a full-time professor at Morgan State University I taught a class in which students had to learn to perform before a camera. As part of that class I decided to record their person stories, just like HBO did with The Black List. Their stories were so compelling that I decided […]

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The Morgan List: Brandon Ammons (2012)

“BROTHERLY LOVE” Brandon Ammons, a senior Broadcast and Integrated Media major, hopes to one day host his own nationally syndicated television talk show. When that happens maybe he’ll have his younger brother, Aaron, on as a guest and they can laugh about their…hands-on relationship that is humorously described in this video. Brandon’s from Upper Marlboro, […]

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The Morgan List: Allen Stephens (2012)

“HEAVY HITTER” Allen Stephens, a senior Broadcast and Integrated Media major, anchors the defense on the Morgan State Bears football team from his position as middle linebacker. One of the top linebackers in the nation at Halifax High School in Halifax, Va., Allen earned a football scholarship to Virginia Tech before eventually transferring to Morgan […]

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The Morgan List: Zahara Johnson (2012)

“BACK IN THE SING OF THINGS” Zahara Johnson, a senior Broadcast Journalism major at Morgan State University, was born to sing. Her penchant for bursting out into song was evident at such a young age that her sister would often joke that Zahara “could turn the ABCs into a gospel song.” Yet Zahara, a native […]

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The Morgan List: Tyrie Jones (2012)

“LIFE LESSONS” The story told by Tyrie Jones, a senior Broadcast and Integrated Media major, is about the potential consequences of making bad decisions behind the wheel of a car. The incident Tyrie discusses left him with an eye injury that has since healed. But, as you listen to his story, you realize that the […]

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NBA Beat: A Look at the 2012 NBA Finals (2012)

Wrapping up a season of NBA beats with my buddy, Ali Danois of Bounce Magazine.

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WYPR Video: Aquille Carr, Baltimore’s Crimestopper (2012)

This is the video that I scripted and produced on Aquille Carr, a junior at Patterson High School who is known as “The Crimestopper.” Great job by my good friend Ali Danois, who brought the story to my attention and did a great job reporting.

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