Posts Tagged ‘The Miami Herald’

Overtown Music Project

Rebuilding Overtown one note at a time: When Bobby Stringer steps up to the microphone, he sings with a gut-wrenching pain that turns everyday beats into the blues.

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Django Unchained Sharon Pierre-Louis plays a slave in a scene with Jamie Foxx

“The fact that I was black, and that I was a slave, and I needed to be disciplined…” said Pierre-Louis while reflecting on the intensity of her scenes, some of which never made the cutting floor. “I wasn’t good enough. I was a slave. I wasn’t even a whole person.” The Haitian actress pulled upon her ancestry and her research to bring her character to life.

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Video : Prime Minister of Macedonia

I booked Nikola Gruevski, the Prime Minister of Macedonia, for the “World Desk with John Yearwood” — a leading online show that runs on the As I like to say, this show picks up where the paper leaves off. It allows our international audience to listen to the issues/topics that are of interest from a Miami perspective.

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Natural Hair Debate: Is That Oprah’s Hair?

The Miami Herald called me up to do a man-on-the-street video about women who wear their hair naturally. Shortly after, Oprah Winfrey released her September issue of ‘O’ Magazine (the one where she is sporting a natural ‘do). Oprah became the story.

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Interview with Roberta S. Jacobson, Assistant Secretary of State for Western Hemisphere Affairs

Interview at the home of Robert Battle, who returns to his hometown of Liberty City (located in Miami) for the first time since being named Artistic Director of the internationally acclaimed Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater.

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The Producer

I produced and directed two commercials that aired online and nationally on Current TV. I produced and booked national guests for Miami Herald’s leading online show, The World Desk with John Yearwood. Through my production company, I developed online public service announcements including the Halloween Hoodie Campaign, which became a viral sensation and gained global attention. I have also worked for ION TV – the largest broadcast company in the world – where I wrote scripts for radio and TV broadcast.

The Journalist

Rochelle Oliver is a Journalist with nearly 10 years of experience in creating captivating cross-platform storytelling. Among her many successes, she has successfully launched four news Web platforms for Tribune, one of the country’s leading multimedia companies.

The Company

Rochelle Oliver Publications and Productions LLC., aims to create entertaining content with journalistic integrity.