Black women in media are making moves in news — both on and off the camera.
While it may come as no surprise that the dedication and hard-work of Black women is finally paying off, the road to the top of news television is no easy feat. That’s what makes the milestones that much sweeter. Current SVP of special news at NBC and MSNBC, Rashida Jones, for instance, was recently announced as the highest-ranking Black executive in cable television — and the first Black woman to run a major cable news network when she takes over as president of MSNBC in February. But she’s not the only one making power moves in major networks across the country.
Below are a few of the Black women in media working to amplify the stories that matter the most for our community, and looking fly on (and off) camera when doing so!