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

Fashionista, Journalista, Naturalista and a few more -istas. I'm just too much for you...

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.

Money Method: Several Ways to Maximize Your Tax Refund

Money Method: Several Ways to Maximize Your Tax Refund
artzofculturez.com — As your tax refunds start making its way to your checking accounts, make sure not to spend it all in one place before the direct deposit hits. The thought of having a couple of extra grand in your account may make you feel like a baller but there are better things you can do with that money.

International Women’s Day: Patricia Brintle

It's Never to Late to Purse a Career in Art: Annie Frances Lee

It's Never to Late to Purse a Career in Art: Annie Frances Lee
artzofculturez.com — Artist Annie Frances Lee was born on March 3, 1935 in Gadsden, Ala. Raised by a single parent, she grew up in Chicago, Ill., and attended Wendell Phillips High School. Lee began painting at an early age, winning her first art competition at the age of 10.

A Legend in Black History: Eugene Jacques Bullard

A Legend in Black History: Eugene Jacques Bullard
artzofculturez.com — Eugene Jacques Bullard is the first Black-American fighter pilot in history and a national hero. As an expat living in France he joined the French Infantry at the start of World War I. France awarded Bullard the Croix de Guerre and Medaille Militaire after being seriously wounded.

Katherine Johnson: The Woman who Evolved at NASA

Katherine Johnson: The Woman who Evolved at NASA
artzofculturez.com — Black History Month continues to be educational and motivational. It's amazing what I found throughout social media feeds. I recently came across another accolade of Black American history. This time it revolves around a mathematician and her work with NASA. It all paid off.

Henrietta Lacks: The Most Influential Person in Medicine

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

#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

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

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

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.
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May 03, 2016

Just had an aha moment. 9 years and 2 months to the date is enough. Time for change.

May 03, 2016

RT @EmpireFOX: Tomorrow, the family will finally meet Lucious' mother. Tune in at 9/8c on @FOXTV and welcome her to #Empire. pic.twitter.com/LozclOkdxVzclOkdxV

May 02, 2016

RT @MHarrisPerry: Kerry Washington and Baby Bump in Dress at the 2016 Met Gala elle.com/fashion/celebr…

May 01, 2016

@WkndGirl Actually, Aisha Tyler played Dr. Charlie Wheeler, Joey's and then Ross' girlfriend, in the 9th and 10th seasons.

May 01, 2016

I was never able to get into the hit sitcom Friends. Why? I wasn't able to relate to any of the characters. pic.twitter.com/zTvUDRXVQh

May 01, 2016

RT @MHarrisPerry: Last night brought back all the trolls in full force. Hi there little racist sexist dudes with very few accomplishments.…


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