I'm Shonitria, Master of Science student at Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism with a concentration in magazine. I have freelanced for Snellville Patch. I write for a natural hair blog, From My Brown Eyes, which I created in October 2010. I graduated from Georgia State University in May 2010 with a BA degree in Journalism, a print concentration and a minor in Psychology. I am a former editorial intern for Creative Loafing and Atlanta Magazine. I was the staff writer and Copy Editor at Georgia State University's official newspaper, The Signal. I am currently a member of the Society of Professional Journalists, the Atlanta Press Club, and National Association of Black Journalists.