As a reporter for WBEZ's news desk, Carrie produces content for daily newscasts and WBEZ's website. She covers all parts of the news, with a focus on arts and culture. Before moving to the WBEZ Newsdesk, she was Senior Producer of Morning Shift where she was responsible for the editorial mission of the program, working with the host and producers to determine what stories to cover, how show segments are executed and what guests are interviewed. She also produced series like Start the Conversation, which included interviews, call-ins and personal stories about how we approach the topic of death and dying. Carrie’s radio work has won awards from Associated Press, Chicago Headline Club, Association for Women in Communications and National Association of Black Journalists.
Carrie’s very interested in film and has served as a production assistant on live video shoots, and moderated documentary film discussions as part of the Independent Lens series.
More than a million images from Ebony and Jet magazines are being sold, including images of Muhammad Ali, Martin Luther King Jr. and Billie Holiday.
The Chicago Defender, one of the nation's most celebrated black newspapers, will end its print edition on Wednesday after 114 years in circulation. The newspaper will be online only.
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The musicians of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra are on strike. At issue are salary and pensions. The contract expired Sunday night.