Sunday, November 27, 2022

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An investigative probe into how rules written for distressed rust belt property may benefit a select few; Small Business Saturday highlights local Economies; FL nonprofit helps offset the high cost of insulin.

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A Supreme Court case could have broad implications for the future of U.S. elections, results show voters rejected election deniers in many statewide races, and the concession phone call may be a thing of the past.

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A water war in Southwest Utah has ranchers and Native tribes concerned, federal solar subsidies could help communities transition to renewable energy, and Starbucks workers attempt to unionize.

Danielle Smith

Producer

Danielle M. Smith is an award-winning radio journalist/personality with more than a decade of experience in broadcast media. Smith is a former audio journalist with American Urban Radio Networks and Sheridan Broadcasting Networks. She is currently joining PNS as a producer. She also hosts a weekly community affairs show “Good News” on WGBN Power 1360AM & 98.9FM in Pittsburgh, PA. Smith sits on the Communications board for the Functional Literacy Ministry of Haiti 501 ©(3). Smith recently took a leap of faith and relocated to Nashville TN.


Honors and Awards: Robert L. Vann Media Award for Radio/Public Affairs feature story, “Sister Friend Provides Feminine Care Products to Homeless Women (2017),” The New Pittsburgh Courier 2016 Women of Excellence Award. Community Spirit Award for Excellence in Broadcast Journalism from North Side Institutional Church (2013

Professional Memberships: Nashville Association of Black Journalist Pittsburgh Black Media Federation

Languages Spoken: English

Topic Expertise: Business, Religion, Health Justice, Literature, Urban News

Local Expertise: Tennessee, Pennsylvania, Haiti

Location: Nashville

Demographic Expertise: Urban, Gospel

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Latest Work

Small Businesses Help Georgians Find Health Insurance

Open enrollment for health insurance through the Affordable Care Act is already underway, and ends on Jan. 15. More than 1.3 million Georgians do …

National Diabetes Month: PA Insurers Focus on More Affordable Insulin

It is National Diabetes Awareness Month, and the American Diabetes Association said at least 1.2 million Pennsylvanians have been diagnosed with the …


PA Seniors Urged to Enroll in Medicare Before Deadline

Medicare's annual open enrollment period ends Dec. 7, so if you're one of the 2.8 million Pennsylvanians eligible for Medicare, decisions need to be …

Healthy Lifestyle Changes Can Help Prevent Prediabetes, Diabetes

November is National Diabetes Month, and health experts believe Tennesseans can reverse prediabetes, and prevent the onset of Type 2 diabetes. Dr…


TN Writer: True Love, Green Cards and Immigration

By Jordan Arellano for YES! Media. Broadcast version by Danielle Smith for Tennessee News Service, reporting for the YES! Media-Public News Service …

Some GA Households to Receive Assistance with Utility Bills

The Georgia Rental Assistance Program and Georgia Power have partnered to help eligible households with their past-due utility bills. The state and …


PA Educator Receives National Teaching Excellence Award

This has been National Education Week, and a Pennsylvania high school teacher is among only five educators nationally to receive one of the …

AR Partners with Nonprofit University to Train More Teachers

Arkansas is working to overcome the state's teacher shortage, especially in rural areas, with a new residency-based program for would-be educators…


Arkansas Chosen for Military Apprenticeship Hub Program

In Arkansas, thousands of people leave U.S. military service each year and start searching for their next job, and some face difficulty because their …

Pittsburgh Newspaper Workers Continue Their Labor Strike

Election Day is busy at most news outlets, but some employees of the Pittsburgh Post Gazette are picketing today, still on strike for what they …


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