Please join us Saturday, May 20 for our next monthly meeting: “Black Media Matters: The State of Black News Outlets.” We will be joined by Dominique DiPrima of KJLH and Brandon Brooks of the Los Angeles Sentinel and L.A. Watts Times. The meeting will take place at the SAG-AFTRA building at 11 a.m.
Dominique DiPrima is host and producer of “The Front Page” radio show on Los Angeles’ KJLH 102.3-FM. An industry veteran with a career spanning radio and television, she has five Emmy Awards, six Parents Choice Awards, an Ollie and the SAG/AFTRA American Scene Award for positive portrayals of women, the disabled, senior citizens and people of color under her belt. Before becoming one of the most sought after and notable voices on SoCal radio, she was a co-host of The Steve Harvey Morning Show, host and producer of her own radio talk show, “Street Science with Dominique DiPrima” and a host for San Francisco NBC affiliate KRON-TV where she also served as a segment producer.
Brandon Brooks is the managing editor of the Los Angeles Sentinel and L.A. Watts Times. A graduate of California State University, Long Beach, he first started at the Sentinel in 2005 as a contributing writer while simultaneously working at Warner Bros. as a production assistant. He was later hired as full-time an entertainment writer and served stints in several departments including accounting and sales. At the time of his promotions to leading both papers, he was the youngest to ever do so.