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Tanya Isley

Tanya Isley

Tanya Isley is an award-winning writer, editor, word nerd and grammar snob. A southern girl with metropolitan swag, she was born in soul, raised on R&B but got her life from hip-hop. Tanya's managed news media content strategy for more than 50 websites. Her experience has included stints at The Manna Network, Cox Communications, Cygnus Business Media, and WTVD-TV. Tanya has undergraduate degrees from North Carolina Central University and a graduate degree in interactive journalism from American University.

Undoubtedly, this has been a banner year for diversity in television programming on broadcast networks, cable and streaming services with several shows created by or starring African-Americans. With the success of shows like …