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Conard Clowers

Sports Writer

What are your hobbies? Traveling and physical fitness.
Favorite book, movie or author and why? Purple Rain because I am a fan of Prince.
Favorite sport? Football.
Pet peeve? People who think they are above other people.
Inspirational Quote? “Anything is possible”.

Contact

Phone: 513.746.0287

Email: cclowers@takoda-trails.net

Liz Cottingham

Circulation Assistant

What are your hobbies? Traveling

Favorite book, movie or author and why? Tyler Perry’s Madea’s Family Reunion

Favorite sport? Basketball

Pet peeve? Fish

Inspirational Quote? “All things are possible”

Contact

Phone: 513.961.3331

Email: liz.cottingham@yahoo.com

Ozie Davis III

Sports Editor

What are your hobbies? Building, community.

Favorite book, movie or author and why? The Bible, because it has great stories.

Favorite sport? Basketball

Pet peeve? Lying, stealing, or cheating.

Inspirational Quote? “I slept and dreamt that life was all service. I woke and saw that life was all joy. I served and I found that service was joy” – Mother Teresa

My Family. Wife Beverly; Son: Ozie IV

Contact

Phone: 513.257.1177

Email: Ozie3@OzieDavis.com

Asia Harris

Editorial Assistant

What are your hobbies? Writing, traveling, and trying out as many
restaurants as possible where ever I go.
Favorite book, movie or author and why? My favorite movie is Madea’s
Family Reunion because the characters learn to support, grow and love each
other throughout the story and my family is one of the most important parts
of my life.
Favorite sport? Football.
Pet peeve? Being rushed.
Inspirational Quote? “For by grace I have been saved through faith.” – Ephesians 2:8
My Family info. I’m an only child but my aunt gave me 2 brothers.

Contact

Phone: 513.961.3331 ext. 10

Email: Asia.seshnow@gmail.com

Michael Higgs

Social Media Manager

Larry Hill

What are your hobbies? Reading, cooking, and bowling.

Favorite book, movie or author and why? Rich Dad Poor Dad by Robert Kiyosaki.

Favorite sport? Football.

Pet peeve? The word “can’t”.

Inspirational Quote? “I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me”.

Jan-Michele Lemon Kearney, Esq.

Publisher

What are your hobbies? Family time and movies.

Favorite book, movie or author and why? Homegoing by Yaa Gyasi.

Favorite sport? Whatever my son is playing. For now, football, basketball, and lacrosse.

Pet peeve? Negative attitudes. If you want it, make it happen!

Inspirational Quote? It’s from Matthew 17:20 in the Bible, “If you have faith as a grain of mustard seed, you will say to this mountain, “Move from here to there” and it will move, and nothing will be impossible unto you.” And then, if you want your prayers answered, “Get off your knees and hustle!”

Contact

Phone: 513.919.9100

Email: JanMLKearney@gmail.com

Celeste Kearney

Assistant Editor, The Dayton Defender

Crystal Kendrick

Arts Editor

Wade Lacey, Sr.

Circulation Manager

What are your hobbies? Singing.

Favorite book, movie or author and why? Autobiography of Malcolm X, Stalag 17.

Favorite sport? Table Tennis.

Pet peeve? Customers who hold their groceries instead of placing them on the conveyor belt.

Inspirational Quote? “This too shall pass”.

My Family. Married with three adult children.

Contact

Phone: 513.961.3331 ext 14

Email: Wade@seshnow.com

Gary Lewis

Photographer

What are your hobbies? Bowling and golf.
Favorite book, movie or author and why? The Bible. It is the rule and guide of my life.
Favorite sport? Football.
Pet peeve? Trash lying in the street.
Inspirational Quote?   23 Psalms.
My Family. Married to Sharon Lewis. I have five children, 10 grandchildren, and one great-granddaughter.

Contact

Email: gllewis95@gmail.com

Patrice Logan

Design Editor

What are your hobbies? One of my favorite hobbies is dancing and although I’m fully aware of my limited abilities, you can catch me on the dance floor. I also enjoy trying new things, from zip lining to trying a new restaurant, I love new experiences

Favorite book, movie or author and why? Sarafina is one of my favorite movies, I love the cast, the message and the music all had a huge impact on me as a teenager and it still does today. I prefer sci-fi novels and I’m open to most other genres, outside of self-help books.

Favorite sport? Any live event versus any sport on television.

Pet peeve? Having pet peeves.

Inspirational Quote? “I thought it was me against the world, than I realized its me against me”.

My Family. Married for 9 years, mother of 1

Contact

Phone: 513.485.6985

Email: Seshlayout@gmail.com

Michael Mitchell

Photographer

John Alexander Reese

Digital Media Manager

What are your hobbies? – Reading, writing, weightlifting, video games, movies.

Favorite book, movie or author and why? – Watchmen, Back to the Future, Stephen King. All of these works of art had some influence on me.

Favorite sport? – Football.

Pet peeve? – People using their cell phones during the movies.

Inspirational Quote? – “Associate yourself with people of good quality, for it is better to be alone than in bad company” – Booker T. Washington

Contact

Phone: 513.238.5429

Email: john.seshnow@gmail.com

Barbara Thompson

Circulation Assistant

Walter L. White

Vice President, Director of Advertising

What are your hobbies? Working out and reading.

Favorite book, movie or author and why? Any book regarding African American History. I want to know the real truths about the African American journey here in America.

Favorite sport? Basketball.

Pet peeve? People who don’t keep their word.

Inspirational Quote? “It is easier to raise a boy, than to fix a man.”

My Family. Married, Stephanie M. White, daughter, Jamie White Fry, son, Zachary A. White, Bradford W. White.

Contact

Phone: 513.680.7076

Email: walter.seshnow@gmail.com

Dan Yount

Editor-In-Chief

What are your hobbies? Reading. Watching NFL games.
Favorite book, movie or author and why? The Bible…Dr. Zhivago…John Grisha
Favorite sport? Football.
Pet peeve? Being called ‘honey’ by waitresses.
Inspirational Quote? Don’t let yesterday use up too much of today.
My Family. Married. I have four children.

Contact

Phone: 513.961.3331 ex. 233

Email: dan@seshnow.com

Kay Yount

Business Writer

What are your hobbies? Traveling and shopping.

Favorite book, movie or author and why? My favorite book is The Warmth of Other Suns’. It is about The Great Migration, which tells the stories of people in my hometown of Egypt, Mississippi, and from southern states who came North.

Favorite sport? Swimming.

Pet peeve? Being directed to a seat in the back. That brings back unpleasant memories of my youth in the Jim Crow South.

Inspirational Quote? At my age, “Let my last days be my best days.” The is saying from my grandmother.

My Family. Two sons, Gary of Cincinnati and Michael of the Washington, D.C., Married 13 years to Dan Yount.