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ReShonda Tate Billingsley On Journalism, Publishing And Telling The Stories Of Our Times

We spend an hour with Houston journalist ReShonda Tate Billingsley, who discusses her career with The Defender Network and other national media outlets, as well as her life as a writer and reporter in these unprecedented times.

ReShonda Tate Billingsley


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Journalist ReShonda Tate Billingsley is the Managing Editor of “The Defender“.

But dig a little deeper, and you find a reporter and storyteller who has also worked as a TV anchor, written for the “National Enquirer,” published over 50 novels, runs her own publishing company and is a mother of three and a motivational speaker.

Today, we spend the hour with NAACP Image Award winner, ReShonda Tate Billingsley, who talks about her life, career and the times in which we live.

*This episode originally aired on Friday, April 23, 2021.

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While growing up in Chicago and Houston, Catherine’s love for art, music and creative writing was influenced by her teachers and parents. She was once concertmaster of the Clear Lake High School Orchestra and a four-time violinist of the Texas All-State Symphony. A graduate of the University of Chicago, Catherine...

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