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4X Emmy Winning Reporter Liberty Zabala Leadership Traits For Journalist

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2020 has been overwhelming on many fronts. Concerns about people’s lives and livelihoods have been significant issues due to COVID-19. People have been glued to their devices to get information about everything, including keeping safe during the pandemic. On the other side are journalists. People’s source of news, advice, and facts that inform their actions and decisions. One such journalist is Liberty Zabala.

A little about Liberty  

Liberty Zabala is a 4X Emmy – Winning Reporter and a weather anchor for FOX 5 San Diego. Radio Television Digital News Foundation awarded Liberty the Vada and Colonel Oldfield National Security Reporting Fellowship. The award was in recognition of her extensive work covering marines, sailors, active duty service members, and veterans in San Diego. Liberty is a journalism graduate of California State University, Northridge. She works full time while also pursuing a master’s degree in Homeland Security at American Military University. In this article, we share the traits Liberty demonstrates that make good journalists better.

Learn every day

The world is changing every day. Journalists must keep people informed and connected. As a journalist, you need to stay on top of new technologies, techniques, styles, tools, and equipment that enhance your work. It certainly helps if you learn in-depth about a subject matter to add accuracy and context to your reports. Liberty has had intensive multimedia training. Throughout her career in both learning environments and field experience. She was selected for the competitive NBC Reporter Development Program and encouraged others to take up every learning opportunity.

Focusing on a niche

There are possibly a thousand and one areas of interest that journalists cover. However, focusing on one area of expertise is crucial . In addition to professional basics that allow for versatility to fill in or fit in where ever you are needed, you need to develop your niche area and build your skillset. Liberty has focused on security and related issues as well as multimedia journalism. Having a focus enables you to create a commanding voice in that sector.

Courage

Journalism is not for the faint-hearted. The quest to unearth the truth and provide it to your audience requires courage. Liberty has covered stories overseas in Belize and Israel. Besides, she has volunteered for humanitarian aid abroad and pursued personal development training in learning Krav Maga in her spare time. 

Practice makes perfect

Knowledge alone in journalism will not hack it; training will. You will need to practice until you perfect your skills. Liberty has had worked at several internships, including FOX News Channel, ABC7 Los Angeles, FOX Sports Net, and NBC Nightly News. For a budding journalist, an opportunity at interning will help you acquire relevant skills for the industry.

Have the audience in mind

Journalists must inform, educate, and serve their audience. Authenticity, accuracy, timeliness, sensitivity, and respect for diverse cultures and values are qualities that a journalist should embody. Building a connection with your audience is vital. 
Liberty has had an illustrious career so far and continues to aspire to do more for her audience. That’s why so many connect with her.
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Anny living life in color!

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Anny started her business and talent in her living room at home. She started off small and then grew immensely. Went from adding beauty in a small quaint space to traveling the world and leaving colorful prints along the way. Quesada’s life is far from dull and painted in black and white, she lives life in color. This far from boring artist has a great goal and that is to help everyone feel beautiful inside and out. 

She loves to travel and while she’s traveling she likes taking some time from her talent to learn different cultures and tasting different kinds of food. She has colored hair in and travelled to Dubai, France and Costa Rica. She is a sponsored artist and is sponsored by Keracolor. 

This ambitious artist has accomplished quite a lot. Anny has been nominated in the top 100 for behind the chair one shot awards, she has opened up her own private studio and was able to work with other people around the globe. Anny Quesada is not stopping there. Her goal for the upcoming year consists of helping children and young teens in rural areas in different countries with not only helping their self esteem but also providing them with a positive outlet to express themselves while having fun and being creative. She is hoping to travel to more new places and hoping to help someone along the way. 

Keep your eyes open for Anny, she might just appear in your city, state or country. Also keep up with her on social media to never miss her next move or to just check out her works.

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Get To Know The Entrepreneur And Model Kimmora Marose

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Kimmora Marose official image in hd 2021

Bio:

Name:  Kimmora Marose 

Age: 29

Where are you from : 

Born in Trenton New Jersey 

Interview With Kimmora Marose

What got you into modeling:

 I was at a photo shoot with an old friend and he was shooting for his mixtape cover . 

And the photographer asked me do I model , 

I responded No but I didn’t get serious until 2012 when I was asked to shoot for Ms.Page 6 in the Trentonian . And from that I was featured in Stardom 101 Magazine and more .

Any Upcoming Projects As A Model?

I was just featured on a Podcast called W.O.M.B. 

What’s on my Brain it was a different experience but I enjoyed it . Besides that my projects right now are magazine features and I want to start Hosting Parties like I use to do long time ago.

 I was just featured in a few magazines online.  

My main goal is to win and network branch out brand myself . I just want to start living it’s definitely life off of social media people have to understand that.  

What are the challenges you had to take in your career:

The challenges that I had to take really mainly back in the day was dealing with fake people fake managers of fake friends just a lot of fake stuff versus now what I’m dealing with is me being a mother a single mother at that end I can’t take my son everywhere so sometimes a lot of things and opportunities will go on hold or I will just have to not be able to go because at the end of the day I’m a mother first. Money isnt an issue and sometimes it’s transportation But if I really wanna go somewhere I’m a get there

Any Advice You would Give to somebody chasing their dreams : 

My best advice for anybody that’s trying to make it !  is to grind hard brand your self promote yourself go all IN like Lil baby said. Even if you think that you can’t do it just go for it chase your dreams ! regardless who don’t like you regardless who likes you just go for it do what you Gotta do you will always have haters that means you’re doing something right step on the NECK

 show them the potential that you have at the end of the day show them that they will always remember your name and that’s why I always say remember the name because you’re gonna remember my name.

The Word Success what does it mean to you :

Success means to me basically accomplishing all the goals that you wanted to achieve. The dreams that you dream of is being accomplished. You’re making money doing something you love doing not something that you have to do not something that you’re forced to do but something that you love doing. Waking up looking at your bank account high credit score from a low one you had years back looking at your kids grow up

That dream house that you prayed and  worked hard for.  Looking back saying everything that you said you wanted you got you successfully succeeded. With prayer and works 

To wrap things up Are you working on Anything Special:

Yes currently working on my business at Model Minkz it’s @modelminkztbc on Instagram. Besides that I’m open and ready for any opportunity that God opens for me. 

How People Can Connect With You On Social Media?

Instagram: @iheardshewasamodel

Twitter: @bougieAssmodel

Tik Tok : @iheardshewasamodel 

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The Legendary Rappers Who Influenced Sammie B to Become the Artist She is Today

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Famous for her tagline “Brliing” and how she fearlessly shares her story of battling her demons while radiating hope and positive energy, Sammie B is an artist from Cornwall, New York who can rap, sing, write, produce, paint, design, and create. 

Samantha Brooke Birmelin (Sammie B’s real name) already started rapping and writing poetry at an early age. As she grew older, she was certain that her destiny was to become an artist and musician. 

Her interest in rapping was fostered by some notable personalities in the business, namely, 2Pac, Missy Elliott, and Kid Cudi. 

“They really have impacted me, my music, and my path in many ways. I was a poet before anything else so 2Pac is the artist I connected with the most. “Changes” by 2Pac is one of my favorite songs. I’ve always felt his spirit and passion connected with mine,” Sammie B said. 

Meanwhile, Missy Elliott, the funky fresh hip-hop artist who changed the game for all female artists, helped Sammie B in staying true to herself as she progresses in her rapping career. 

“I saw myself in Missy Elliott when I was younger, as she was authentic and not trying to sell sex. I loved how she feels herself in such a unique and authentic way,” she said. 

Lastly, Kid Cudi serves as a huge inspiration to the artist from Cornwall since he was able to completely express his deepest emotions through music, something Sammie B did after going through the loss of her father, a relationship heartbreak, and battling with addiction. 

“He made me realize my purpose is to save the lives of many through my genuine and raw music because he saved mine along with countless others,” she said. 

Expressing Herself Through Music 

With everything that she’s been through, Sammie B has learned to turn her pain into passion and use music to get her message of love and positivity across. 

“People need to know who I am and what I’m about because it’s bigger than the music- it’s bigger than me. I want to make the world a better place through all of my creations,” Sammie B said. 

She added that she wants everyone to know that it’s okay to go struggle; it’s okay to be hurt and in pain, and that they can come out of it sooner or later. 

“My goal is to inspire many and be the hope shot they need. My music and art display me, Sammie B, in totality,” she said. 

An Artist to Look Out For 

With her music surpassing 25,000 streams from 19 different countries across the globe, Sammie B is keen on keeping the ball rolling for her career as she works on various projects, one of which is a three-part project called “The Joy is in the Journey.” 

“I released my five-song “The Joy Is” EP September 2020 and the second part five-song “In The Journey” EP January 2021, Sammie B. said. 

Throughout the entire project, Sammie B will be performing live and give out merchandise and packages to her supporters. She will also be releasing two music videos, one from each EP. 

“Once I am done with that, I will transition into releasing more singles with visuals the rest of the year and I will continue performing live virtually and hopefully in person as well,” she shared. 
Get to know more about Sammie B via her Instagram account (@SammieBizzle) or visit her website at www.sammiebcreative.com.

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