Philadelphia/PA     E: nia.ngina.meeks@gmail.com     Skype: nia.ngina.meeks​
 

 

Reporter. Writer. Analyst.

 

From print to digital, Nia has traveled and covered the world, finding and delivering stories for audiences that range into the millions. The content crafted spanned spanned breaking news to whimsical features.

In the political realm, that included live coverage of the 2004 and 2008 presidential elections, including the Democratic National Conventions. She trotted to pre-revolution Egypt as well as Oslo, where she covered the 2009 Nobel Peace Prize.

Medical breakthroughs relevant to African Americans. The death and legacies of celebrities. Music and media trends. The list goes on, with a vast array of stories.

Those pieces appeared in publications such as ​The Dallas Morning News, Pathfinders Travel magazine​, Philadelphia Weekly, BlackAmericaWeb.comThe Philadelphia Inquirer, Crisis magazine and more.

As an analyst

Since 2002, she's served as a cross-platform news and political commentator

   Television
   - Offering perspective on socio-political happenings on local and
     national public affairs programs ranging from Philadelphia market-
     leader Inside Story (ABC affiliate, WPVI-TV) to It’s Your Call with
     Lynn Doyle
(Comcast Cable)
   - Serving as a panelist for both televised 2003 Philadelphia mayoral
     debates, co-producing the CN8-TV debate

   - Serving as executive producer for the 2015 PABJ Democratic mayoral forum,
     broadcast live and nominated for a Mid-Atlantic Emmy Award.

     Radio
     - Engaging audiences as a featured guest on programs such as

       Philly Speaks (WRNB-FM) and Baltimore’s AFRO First Edition with Sean

       Yoes (WEAA-FM).
     - Formats included interactions with listeners as well as one-on-one

       discussions with hosts on topics of local, regional, and national politics
       and lifestyle issues, from mayoral and city council elections to ramifications

       of appointments to U.S. Appellate Courts, and more.

Portfolio - As an independent journalist