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Nerissa Ann Young

Nerissa Ann Young, American journalist. Recipient 1st place for crime/court coverage West Virginia Press Association, 1996. Pianist, choir member, drama director Fairview Baptist Church, Forest Hill, West Virginia, since 1982; camp counselor Summers County 4-H Camp, Hinton, 1985-1989, 94-95. Member Society Professional Journalists (national ethics committee since 1995).

Background

  • Young, Nerissa Ann was born on June 3, 1965 in Bluefield, West Virginia, United States. Daughter of James Weldon and Norene Amie (Wallace) Young.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science in education, Concord College, 1987. Master of Arts in journalism, Marshall University, 1993.

    Career

    • Radio personality WMTD Radio, Hinton, West Virginia, 1986-1988, 89-90. Teacher Monroe County Schools, Union, 1988-1989, 90-91. Journalist The Register-Herald/Beckley Newspapers, 1993—2002.

      Employee Oklahoma State University School Journalism & Broadcasting, 2002—2003, Department Mass Communications, Shepherd University, 2004—2007, Marshall University Würzburg-Page Pittsburgh School Journalism & Mass Communications, since 2007.

    Works

    • Contributor articles to professional journals.

    Politics

    Christians should engage the culture through discipleship and through participation in the democratic political process in order to fulfill the kingdom mandate taught in the Bible.

    Religion

    Having created, God did not withdraw the divine presence or activity, but remained fully knowledgeable of and engaged with the world. This engagement includes revealing God and God's ways.

    Denomination: Baptist

    Views

    Some personalities are difficult to manage, especially if they are prone to despair. Do not give up on a search of the paths of God, and the sense of joy and assurances you are looking for will be received.

    Membership

    Pianist, choir member, drama director Fairview Baptist Church, Forest Hill, West Virginia, since 1982. Camp counselor Summers County 4-H Camp, Hinton, 1985-1989, 94-95. Member Society Professional Journalists (national ethics committee since 1995).

    Personality

    Interests

    Walking, reading, piano, guitar.

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    Born June 3, 1965
    (age 52)
    • 1987
      Concord College
    • 1993
      Marshall University
    • 1986 - 1988
      Radio personality WMTD Radio
      Hinton, Alberta, Canada
    • 1988 - 1989
      teacher, Monroe County Schools
      Union, New Jersey, United States
    • 1993 - 2002
      journalist The Register-Herald/Beckley Newspapers
    • 2002 - 2003
      employee Oklahoma State University School Journalism & Broadcasting
    • 2004 - 2007
      employee Oklahoma State University School Journalism & Broadcasting
    • 2007
      employee Oklahoma State University School Journalism & Broadcasting
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