A Florida native,Tonyaa Weathersbee writes and edits projects, speeches and scripts, as well as lecture on topics ranging from politics, social justice and the craft of journalism to issues on Cuba, Latin America and the African diaspora.
Tonyaa Weathersbee is the metro columnist for The Commercial Appeal, the major newspaper of Memphis, Tenn. Journalist Tonyaa Weathersbee is the bomb. A long-time member of the National Association of Black Journalists, and award-winning journalist, Tonyaa earned a master’s degree in mass communication with a concentration in international/intercultural communications and a BS Degree in Journalism from the University of Florida. Hailing from Jacksonville, she graduated from William M. Raines High School and she has participated in numerous fellowships. She is a self-professed “expert in Afro-Caribbean culture, a Florida Gator and Jacksonville Jaguar fan and mom to 2 kitties!”