Here are the profiles we’ve collected of media makers, creatives, and journalists in South Jersey.
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Celeste Whittaker’s career as a sports journalist spanned over three decades. Born and raised in Willingboro, New Jersey, she spent 17 of her 24 years at the Courier Post reporting on sports.
“We never, ever wanted a reporter from Detroit or Cleveland to come into Toledo or our area and beat us on a story. Challenging? Yes. But at times, I really thought that it was fun,” he said.
As a Black American and a woman, McNeil acknowledges that her experience in journalism is unique. “I recognize that not too many Black Americans have had that opportunity,” Velvet said.