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Scripps Howard Foundation Pledges $600K to Universities to Diversify Journalism

The next generation of journalists is on the rise as universities all-around work to shape a more diverse future to present equal opportunities for all. As part of a commitment to establish more equity, diversity, and inclusion, the Scripps Howard Foundation has pledged to award $600,000 to institutions of higher learning to advance or create journalism programs that support high school students on their career paths in media. “Advancing equity, diversity and inclusion within the journalism industry is a priority of the Scripps Howard Foundation, its benefactors and its parent company, The E.W. Scripps Company,” said Scripps Howard Foundation President and CEO Liz Carter . “We know the industry has a long way to go toward hiring talent and editorial staff that reflects the make-up of its increasingly diverse audiences. We believe these programs, with their emphasis on mentorship and real-world reporting experience, are an important step toward that goal.” The Foundation and its...

Aug 10, 2020

3 Ways T.I. is Using His Grand Hustle to Scale His Career

T.I. is known for the bars he spits, but his entrepreneurial spirit is what fuels his grand hustle. He’s been called the “Jay-Z of the South,” and he has the entrepreneurial roots to back it up. At five-years-old, T.I. set out to sell candy  to his classmates and hasn’t looked back. T.I.’s net worth is $50 million, according to Celebrity Net Worth, and the future looks promising. Here is a peek into the Atlanta native’s business endeavors: Tech Cypha T.I. and his longtime business partner, Jason Geter, co-founder of Grand Hustle, launched Tech Cypha , a syndicated investment company that aims to bridge hip hop culture and technology. The company’s first investment went to Culture Genesis, a digital studio based in L.A. “We had a general interest in technologies, specifically technology that catered to our lifestyle, to our culture, that spoke to us, that provided services that could be you know coupled with the things we do wear and speak everyday and Culture Gene has very very...

Feb 11, 2020