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GETTY Article By Eboni Wilson // EEW MAGAZINE FAITH Who knew uncomfortably reciting Easter speeches and participating in youth day at church could help turn you into a media mogul? According to OWN network CEO Oprah Winfrey, being active in ministry at an early age developed the skills necessary for her successful broadcasting career. “Church […]

Ted Williams (pictured), the once-homeless man who catapulted to stardom with his “Golden Voice,” was discovered by a reporter as he stood panhandling at a highway exit ramp holding a handmade sign that read, “I have a God-given gift of voice. I am an ex-radio announcer who has fallen on hard times. Please, any help will be gratefully […]

Make no mistake. When it comes to sports, Pam Oliver is all about her business. So much so that she often sacrifices her good looks for the sake of delivering the best possible coverage for TV viewers tuning in to enjoy every part of the game they’re watching. Nevertheless, some sports fans have found other things about […]

Marking third year, network for African American adults will produce top-rated “TV One Night Only: Live From the ESSENCE Music Festival,” featuring some of the biggest names in entertainment from the main stage – Wednesday, June 29, 2011, Silver Spring, MD and New York – TV One (www.tvoneonline.com) and Essence (www.essence.com) have signed a deal […]

Marking third year, network for African American adults will produce top-rated “TV One Night Only: Live From the ESSENCE Music Festival,” featuring some of the biggest names in entertainment from the main stage – Wednesday, June 29, 2011, Silver Spring, MD and New York – TV One (www.tvoneonline.com) and Essence (www.essence.com) have signed a deal […]

The Ohio homeless man whose smooth broadcaster voice made him an Internet sensation was questioned by police after he and his daughter got into a heated argument at a hotel during a trip to Hollywood to appear on “Dr. Phil” and “Entertainment Tonight.” “I don’t know how loud they were,” Officer Catherine Massey said, but […]

A Brooklyn-born panhandler whose “golden radio voice” made him an overnight Web sensation is ready for a triumphant return to the city and reunion with his 92-year-old mother. Just two days ago, Ted Williams, 53, was a homeless recovering alcoholic, cadging coins from motorists in Columbus, Ohio, by treating them to sound bites of his […]

Cleveland Cavaliers broadcaster Joe Tait was taken to the Intensive Care Unit at the Cleveland Clinic after suffering chest pains and dizziness. Representatives of the Cleveland Clinic told NewsChannel5 that Tait is in stable condition at the Clinic’s ICU. Tait is scheduled to undergo heart surgery at the Clinic later in the week. Tait has […]

Cleveland Cavaliers broadcaster Joe Tait was taken to the Intensive Care Unit at the Cleveland Clinic after suffering chest pains and dizziness. Representatives of the Cleveland Clinic told NewsChannel5 that Tait is in stable condition at the Clinic’s ICU. Tait is scheduled to undergo heart surgery at the Clinic later in the week. Tait has […]

Couric has reported on many breaking news events over the past 15 years, including the Sept. 11 attacks on the World Trade Center, the Iraq war, and the Columbine High School shooting. She has also interviewed many of today’s newsmakers, from presidents and prime ministers to cultural icons.

Couric has reported on many breaking news events over the past 15 years, including the Sept. 11 attacks on the World Trade Center, the Iraq war, and the Columbine High School shooting. She has also interviewed many of today’s newsmakers, from presidents and prime ministers to cultural icons.