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Michele Bennett

Michele Bennett

Administrative Executive

What are your hobbies? Dancing, reading, and officiating volleyball.
Favorite book, movie or author and why? Genesis Revisited by Zecharia Sitchin. I like Sitchin because he writes about situations that make you think, research, and/or look further into.
Favorite sport? Volleyball and Track & Field.
Pet peeve? Slackers, slander, and hair in the sink.
Inspirational Quote? “In The Most High I trust all others I check. As long as I got King Jesus I don’t need nobody else.”

Contact

Phone: (513)961-3331

Email: Michele.SeshNow@gmail.com

Andria Carter

Andria Carter

Media Consultant

Contact

Phone: (513) 961-3331

Email: MediaConsultant.SeshNow@gmail.com

Conard Clowers

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: N/A

Email: cclowers@takoda-trails.net

Liz Cottingham

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: N/A

Ozie Davis III

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

Brittany Fletcher

Brittany Fletcher

Design Editor

What are your hobbies? I love a good cup of tea; my favorite is a spicy cup of chai. I enjoy creating stickers and stationery. I also collect Funko Pops. (For anyone wondering I have over 150 Pops.)

Favorite book, movie or author and why? I would have to say it’s “East of Eden” by John Steinbeck. I read that my senior year of high school and it’s stuck with me ever since. I am no longer a religious person, but I truly love the interweaving of religion into the story lines and character development.

Favorite sport? I am not an athlete, nor a fan of watching sports. But if I had to say… I watch a lot of cheerleading clips on YouTube.

Pet peeve? People who can’t be on time or meet deadlines. Punctuality and respect for other people’s time are such an important values.

Inspirational quote? “Even a sack of potatoes can become a delicious snack.”

Contact

Phone: (513) 961-3331

Email: SeshNowDesign@gmail.com

Michael Higgs

Michael Higgs

Content Producer

What are your hobbies? Writing, traveling, executing plans, photography, producing content I find cool interesting and learning about what I love.
Favorite book: The Awareness of Self

Favorite movie: Foxy Brown

Favorite sport? Boxing, football

Pet peeve?….When people think they know better but don’t they just don’t want to appear stupid. 

Inspirational Quote? Make it work For you. 

Contact

Phone: (513)961-3331

Email: Michael.SeshNow@gmail.com

Larry Hill

Larry Hill

Circulation Assistant

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”.

Celeste Kearney

Celeste Kearney

Assistant Editor, The Dayton Defender

Jan-Michele Lemon Kearney, Esq.

Jan-Michele Lemon Kearney, Esq.

President & CEO

What are your hobbies? Long walks with family and friends.

Favorite book, movie or author and why? Homegoing by Yaa Gyasi because she wove together a family’s history – something that many of us are trying to do as we search for our ancestral roots.

Favorite sport? Anything my son is playing, so now, it’s lacrosse.

Pet peeve? Sarcastic insults. We need to build each other up, not tear one another down.

Inspirational Quote? “The best time to plant a tree was 25 years ago. The second best time is today.”

Contact

Phone: (513) 961-3331

Email: backoffice.seshnow@gmail.com

Crystal Kendrick

Crystal Kendrick

Events Editor

Wade Lacey, Sr.

Wade Lacey, Sr.

Circulation Director

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

Email: Wade.SeshNow@gmail.com

Gary Lewis

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, 13 grandchildren, and one great-granddaughter.

Contact

Email: gllewis95@gmail.com

Michael Mitchell

Michael Mitchell

Photographer

Morgan Angelique Owens

Morgan Angelique Owens

Chief Creative Beauty Consultant for Herald Beauty

Contact

Website: http://www.morganaowens.com/

John Alexander Reese

John Alexander Reese

Digital Editor

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

Barbara Thompson

Circulation Assistant

Walter L. White

Walter L. White

Publisher

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: Publisher.SeshNow@gmail.com

Dan Yount

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

Email: Dan@SeshNow.com

Kay Yount

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.