Kelsey Jones, Atlanta Voice

Kelsey Jones is a senior pursuing an English degree at Spelman College. Born and raised in Albany, GA, this budding journalist developed a passion for Journalism while in high school after being on the school’s yearbook staff. She aspires to be a local reporter/anchor in a top 10 market. Kelsey has honed her journalistic skills as a news intern at WSB-TV and a former staff writer for the Morehouse College Maroon Tiger Newspaper. She also has had her photo essay of her travels to the Dominican Republic displayed in a photo exhibition at Spelman College. As a first-generation college student, Kelsey plans to use her voice to reach a broader audience and embark on a journey to Discover the Unexpected.

ATLANTA’S WEST END HEADED FOR CHANGE (part 1)

There is a buzz about West End as it is getting a second look by developers, entrepreneurs and potential residents, thanks in part to the popular Beltline project, its close proximity to Downtown Atlanta, the Atlanta University Center, the new Mercedes Benz Stadium, the MARTA station (on the north-south line that ends at the world’s busiest airport) and the Interstates.

ATLANTA BELTLINE WESTSIDE IMPACTS THE WEST END COMMUNITY (part 2)

A journey. An experience. These two words best describe my trip to Detroit, Mich., for the immersion event that marked the official start of the National Newspaper Publishers Association (NNPA) “Discover The Unexpected” (DTU) Journalism Fellowship program.

DTU JOURNAL ENTRY 1: THE DETROIT IMMERSION EVENT CHANGED MY LIFE

A journey. An experience. These two words best describe my trip to Detroit, Mich., for the immersion event that marked the official start of the National Newspaper Publishers Association (NNPA) “Discover The Unexpected” (DTU) Journalism Fellowship program.