When you own your story, you become powerful. No one can make you feel less than you are or define your path. You’re able to stand firm in your identity and your decisions.
If you know that there is more for you; if you know that your gifts and talents can be used in greater way; if you know that there’s something you’re called to do and you’re not doing it–I encourage you to take the first step. Take one leap of faith, and then another, and another. God will meet you each step of the way.
Then, it hit me. This is exactly what life looks like. A marathon. A long, focused, journey that requires endurance and perseverance until the finish line. Sometimes there’s pain and hopefully a lot of joy. On our journey we have bumps, bruises, highs, lows, challenges, opportunities, wins and setbacks. All while trying to make it to the finish line.
More and more we hear why TV is a dying breed and everything we watch, will soon be online. That’s true. There will need to be an online presence for just about everything that happens on TV, or in our modern world, or…it’s like it didn’t happen.
Guess who’s coming to TV?! “The Positive Controversy with Kristen Pope!” This week, we signed our first major TV/Video on Demand/Live Streaming Deal!!
My journey to reporting was no crystal staircase. It was an uphill battle, that today, I’m grateful for. It’s helped me appreciate the calling to journalism even more. I don’t use the term calling lightly either. There is no lukewarm relationship with reporting. Either, you love it or you hate it. That first job is typically the make or break you factor. That’s where you cut your teeth and answer the question, “is this really for me?” Here are the steps to find out!
Kristen L.Pope receives honor for “Best Television Documentary,” from the New York Association of Black Journalists for my KTXS New special report on Refugee students!
We are thrilled to announce that “The Positive Controversy” has been selected to be screened at the Ocktober Film Festival, October 4th! The Ocktober Film Festival is a platform that provides a creative atmosphere for artists to express themselves through film and new media and is held in New York, NY at The Poet’s Den Gallery & Theater.