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Script Writing 101: Empire Staff Writers Offer Tips on How to Make it in the Industry

JaNeika and JaSheika James offer advice for young writers looking to break into television

Empire staff writers JaNeika and JaSheika James offer advice to young writers looking to…

By Courtney Connley

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Cool Jobs: Twin Sisters Talk Making it as Writers on Fox’s Hit Show ‘Empire’

JaNeika and JaSheika James open up about their journey into television

Twin sisters JaNeika and JaSheika James open up about their career journeys to becoming writers…

By Courtney Connley

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Conde Nast Hires Another Black Editor, Elaine Welteroth

Times are changing at magazine publisher

Times are changing at magazine publisher

By Black Enterprise

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THE MATCHMAKER: PAUL CARRICK BRUNSON


The Beginning: Known to many as the “real life Hitch,” Brunson says he's the only black male matchmaker in the U.S., among full-time professionals in the industry. In 2008, he was seeking business advice from a friend and decided to meet up with her at a matchmaking conference. At the time, his day job was working as a financial adviser. He never ended up meeting with his friend, but he did stumble upon an interesting discussion.


“There were about 250 matchmakers from all over the world---all blond women over the age of 40," he says. "It hit me: ‘Black people love too.’ ” Taking notice of the lack of diversity, Brunson decided to tap into a niche of his own.

Careers of Love: Black Professionals Banking on Romance

Matchmaker, romance novelist and wedding planner talk business of amour

For these entrepreneurs, love does pay the bills. We talk to a matchmaker, romance novelist…

By Demetria Irwin

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