I’m Takera April Mackall. I am 22 years old. I graduated from Norfolk State University with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Communications and General Broadcasting in May 2016.


5/15 – 8/15

Intern 11 TV Hill 1

NBC — Talk Show (TV) — NBC - WBAL TV - Baltimore, MD Details
5/15 – 8/15

I assisted with preproduction and recording on two weekly shows: 11 TV Hill and Saturday's Child. I helped to come up with topics and guests. I did background research on each guest, as well as greeted and escorted them to the studio set. I helped to formulate questions and pull videos for B-Roll and cold opens for each segment. I assisted with field production of Saturday's Child and studio production of 11 TV Hill. In my spare time, I helped my boss with her monthly Programs and Problems List for the FCC.


  • Reporter Package - Natural Hair


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Class of '16

Norfolk State University

Bachelor's Degree in Communications and General Broadcasting


  • National Association of Black Journalists
  • National Broadcast Society