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Tamika Cody

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

Journalist sharing stories at @HelloSWFL. What's your story? Lover of Vinyl Records & Stylish Afros.

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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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@TamikaCody — 1,946 followers, 19,761 tweets

Nov 20, 2017

“It is time for women of color — black women in particular — to divest from Lena Dunham,” writer Zinzi Clemmons tweeted. https://t.co/QcBFGeOQY7

Nov 20, 2017

Don’t wait until Christmas to gift me with a bottle of wine. 🤗  http://flip.it/y9drSW 

Nov 20, 2017

Shutting down frat parties in West Florida under way.  http://flip.it/uNbEWA 

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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.