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Rosemary is the Social Media Community Manager for GPB. She provides the updates on GPB’s Facebook, Twitter and Instagram sites. She also writes the popular "Desperate for Downton" blog and hosts the live chats during the show’s broadcast. A prolific writer, she contributes to several GPB blogs including The Daily Jog tech blog and Tails of the City.

She has worn many hats at GPB. Previously she curated content for GPB News and the Digital team.

A digital media veteran, she has managed websites for Georgia Perimeter College and EarthLink, the Internet company. She got her start in the media industry as one of the original producers of CNN HLN’s Robin & Company morning show (now Morning Express) where she produced entertainment news segments. She is originally from Brooklyn, NY but calls Decatur, Ga. home.

Recent Blog Posts

Dream Casting: Could British actor Idris Elba join the cast of Downton Abbey? I can only dream!

Hunky Black Male Actor Wanted to Join Downton Abbey

Downton Abbey is about to get more inclusive. Producers have reportedly put out a casting call for the the show’s first black character, Jack Ross. And he must be extremely easy on the eyes! Ross is...

Kenyan teen Richard Turere came up with "lion lights" to save his family's cattle.

Inspiration Kenyan Teen Lion Stopping Light Inventor

How can you convince your students that there is a future science, technology, engineering and math genius living inside of them and they just don’t know it? Share the story of Kenyan teen Richard...

Lorena Weeks successful sued Southern Belle in 1967 for passing her up for a promotion.

Makers Women Who Made America Georgia Connection

Did you know that thanks to a Georgian named Lorena Weeks, all women have better opportunities in the telecommunications industry? In 1967, Weeks was passed over for a switchman promotion at the...

Survey Says Teachers Unsatisfied with Their Jobs

How satisfied are teachers with their jobs? According to a new survey by MetLife, not very. Since the last time the insurance company issued the Survey on the American Teacher which was 2008, teacher...

Michelle Williams of Destiny's Child appears in the musical Fela! about Afrobeat musican Fela Kuti.

Last Minute Black History Month Arts Events

Black History month is almost over. Along with museum exhibits, school programs and parades, the performing arts offer a way to learn about and experience African American culture in a rich way....

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