|About the Artist:
Award-winning photo-journalist/producer /author Miki Turner (journey to the woman i’ve come to love, tomorrow) has been working in the communications industry for more than 29 years, specializing in print, television, radio and new media. Before completing her first book, journey to the woman i’ve come to love, Turner held positions at the NFL Network, Jet magazine, ESPN, MSNBC.com, AOL.com, BET, and several newspapers. Additionally, her work has appeared in Ebony, Essence, Upscale and Arise magazines. She is currently teaching photojournalism and the history of journalism at the University of Southern California’s Annenberg School of Communication and Journalism in Los Angeles where she resides.
Turner, who has lived in Oakland, Calif., Boston, New York, Washington, D.C. and Hampton, Va., was born and reared in Cincinnati, Ohio. Turner received her B.A. degree in mass media arts from Hampton University and an M.S. in journalism from Boston University. In 1989, she was selected as one of 16 fellows at the Maynard Institute for Journalism Education at UC-Berkeley.
Among her career honors are a 1982 CIAA Sportswriter of the Year Award, 1995 National Association of Black Journalists award, two Kodak International Snapshot Awards and two Miller Lite Sports Journalism Awards.