Claudio E. Cabrera is a 27 year-old award-winning journalist based out of the Inwood section of New York City. He’s a graduate of Brooklyn College with a Bachelors Degree in Journalism.
In 2005, Cabrera began his journey in journalism when he began writing for the historic weekly African-American newspaper, the New York Amsterdam News. Since, he’s written for various weekly newspapers, magazines and online sites. He’s also profiled the likes of Shaquille O’ Neal, Alonzo Mourning, Mayor Michael Bloomberg and Rev. Al Sharpton to name a few.
In 2006, Cabrera was one of 20 journalists selected to attend the NCEW Minority Writers Seminar in Nashville, Tennessee where he learned a great deal from various columnists from across the country. Cabrera also won an award from the Independent Press Association in 2006 for ‘Best Article on a Social, Racial, or Immigration’ issue. The piece focused on the exorbitant rates phone company MCI charges families of inmates for phone calls in NY state. In February 2008, Cabrera appeared as an analyst on NBC’s “Super Tuesday” Democratic primary coverage.
Cabrera is currently the Lead Editor for NewsOne.com.
Casey Gane-McCalla is a writer, editor, rapper, producer and actor. He is a Columbia University Graduate and previously worked in the non-profit sector. McCalla is currently the Lead Blogger for NewsOne.com
Samuel Aleshinloye is a writer, editor, graphic artist, and documentary filmmaker. He is currently the Junior Editor for NewsOne.com