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Tamika Cody

Kingdom of Wakanda
Digital Journalist, Hello SWFL
Covers:  Art, community, culture, economy, investigative, local
Doesn't Cover: The Kardashians

Biz Journalist sharing stories at @HelloSWFL. Lover of Vinyl Records & Chic Afros. What's your story? Send them to tamika.cody@HelloSWFL.com

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For the last 14 years, I've developed my skills as a multimedia journalist. I'm proud to include the following skills in my professional portfolio:

  • Executive Podcast Producer
  • Financial Journalist
  • One-man band reporter/video journalist
  • Art & Culture Multimedia Blogger

In September 2017, I ...

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Senator Patrick Leahy is one of the Senate’s leading champions of #opengovernment and the Freedom of Information Act. In 1996, he was installed in the #FOIA Hall of Fame in recognition of his efforts. #SunshineWeek #ShareYourSunshine https://t.co/4PsvybASTI
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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.