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Freelance Journalist
Covers:  accounting profession, mergers & acquisitions, personal finance, arts and culture, trending conversations, music, books

Multimedia journalist chronicling interesting views at http://ArtzOfCulturez.com & http://TheJCResident.com ||| Currently on a natural hair journey

Tamika Cody's Biography

For the last 14 years I've developed my skills to brand my self as a well rounded multimedia journalist. I've had the opportunity to work in a number of mediums, including:

  • Podcast host and producer
  • Writing daily stories for a financial news website
  • Contributing stories for a monthly financial publication
  • One-man band reporter/video journalist
  • Voice overs; and,
  • Blogging

Currently, I am a managing editor covering the accounting ...

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How to Pitch Tamika Cody

For www.ArtzofCulturez.com e-mail your pitch to tcsviews@gmail.com For my day job as a managing editor covering the accounting profession send your pitch to my work e-mail, which you'll find at accountingtoday.com

What was your first job as a journalist?

Video news editor for the Columbia, S.C. NBC news affiliate WIS-TV

Have you ever used a typewriter?

Yes. More than 20 years ago...

How is social media changing news?

Social media has given news seekers and newsgatherers so many different platforms to turn to. The amount of information that is circling about can be overwhelming, even for the best of the best journalists. At the end of the day we still have a huge responsibility to make sure we report the facts and get back to good old investigative journalism.

Henrietta Lacks: The Most Influential Person in Medicine

artzofculturez.com — Thanks to social media, Black History Month has become more engaging and has uncovered stories that you probably never learned in grade school. Just last week one of my connections shared the following story about Henrietta Lacks on their timeline.

#BHM2016: Saul Williams

artzofculturez.com — "In my project, For the next 29 days you're going to be reminded that it's Black History Month. You will get short history lessons of Harriet Tubman on multiple social media channels, you'll see Google sharing historic facts on its Google Doodle page, and you'll probably hear an impromptu poem dedicated to a prominent Black American figure read by an up and coming poetry slam artist.

Money Culture: Pay Attention to Your Mobile Banking App

artzofculturez.com — Figuring out how to build your credit shouldn't make you anxious. Did you know that you can find tips on anything related to your credit at your financial institution's website? And if use your bank's mobile app there are usually articles and videos just waiting for you to click.

100 Years of White Fashion

artzofculturez.com — ˈfaSHən/ a popular trend, especially in styles of dress and ornament or manners of behavior. How do you define your sense of fashion? Do you have a stylist? Do you count on your significant other or best friend to help you look your best?

Emerging Artist: Univrse

artzofculturez.com — The South Carolina native, who now calls Jersey City, NJ home, is the co-founder of the eclectic group, Emrld Swmp. One of the group's first tracks, As he focused on acclimating to college freshman year and balancing his social life, Univrse had a yearning to work on his craft.

Personal Finance Pros to Help You Hold on to Your Financial Resolutions

artzofculturez.com — It's three weeks into the New Year, and I am sure many of you have your resolutions in order. At the top of your list, you may have a financial goal that you would like to attain. However, you've also figured out that sticking to you financial resolution isn't as easy as you'd hope.

Emerging Artist: Jones

artzofculturez.com — Another soulful singer from across the pond has hit the music scene. Cherie Jones, an East London native, caught my attention as I was scrolling through Jones performed her original song, During the sit down session with Huw Stephens, Jones said Hearst digital project Sweet on SnapChat's Discover page.

The Harlem Fine Arts Show Heads to NYC

artzofculturez.com — HARLEM, N.Y. The One of the featured artist who will be in attendance is Lobyn Hamilton, an Indianapolis-based artist, who recycles vinyl records into works of cultural art. I first learned of Lobyn two years ago when I volunteered at the HFAS.

Top 10 Posts Readers Loved in 2015

artzofculturez.com — As you can see Artz of Culturez went through several minor changes in 2015. First, I got rid of the blogspot extension. Then I swapped the letter 's' to the letter 'z.' I also posted an armature head shot of myself on the home page so you can put a face to the ideas that fill up the pages of the blog.

25 to Life: Take 2

artzofculturez.com — The documentary 25 to Life, which made my list of 'Films of Color ' to see, tackles the importance of keeping the conversation of HIV and AIDS on the table. There are still misconceptions surrounding HIV/AIDS. People young and old seem to believe that there is a cure for the virus and that it is a Gay man's disease.
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Feb 09, 2016

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Feb 08, 2016

RT @TMobile: Just missed one of the best commercials in the #BigGame w/ @Drake? No prob, we got you. Enjoy #YouGotCarriered amp.twimg.com/v/feef201e-470…

Feb 06, 2016

🤔 still trying to figure out how I feel about @Beyonce new video #Formation. @redlobster is about to have a comeback pic.twitter.com/qph9DgWuXS

Feb 05, 2016

Product Review: @LoveLottabody Is great for a quick fix but not 3 days later youtu.be/vCPxU_sq7VQ

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