Sometimes Nicki Mayo “the multimedia journalist” chimes in on news, issues and various current events as an expert and analyst.


03/31/19 : Ida. B. Wells’ #JournoLife & legacy

Multimedia Journalist Nicki Mayo was a guest on the Faith Uncut podcast as the trio discussed the life and legacy of Ida. B. Wells.  It’s a Women’s History Month discussion and deep dive into of one of the most prolific investigative journalists ever. Wells-Barnett was solely responsible for bringing attention to the injustices committed against black Americans through her Anti-Lynching campaign. Join us as we take a look at this hero of American history.


10/21/18 : A Shot and a Prayer (feat. Nicki Mayo and Faith Uncut

On October 21, 2018 The Brown Liquor Report and Faith Uncut hosted a special crossover episode to break down the enormity of the 2018 midterm elections. Multimedia Journalist Nicki Mayo joins the political discussion. The crew talked about everything from Stacey Abrams in Georgia to Andrew Gillum in Florida, and Ben Jealous in Maryland. We break down the Gubernatorial races that matter, along with House, Senate and ballot initiatives that matter to our listeners.


06/02/18 : Leaders of a Beautiful Struggle Maryland Gubernatorial Debate

On June 2 2018, Leaders of a Beautiful Struggle hosted a Maryland gubernatorial debate with the top democratic candidates.Baltimore native and Multimedia Journalist Nicki Mayo served as a co-moderator for the three hour event where we tackled issues vital to the Black community.
Emcee: Lady Brion
Nicki Mayo and Sean Yoes

Candidates who attended (in alphabetical order):
Rushern Baker, Valerie Ervin, Ben Jealous, Alec Ross, Jim Shea and Krishanti Vignarajah.

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12/16/17: ‘The Breakdown Show’ on WRNB Radio

Multimedia journalist Nicki Mayo had a chance to join The Breakdown Radio Show on Radio One in Philadelphia. Host Mannwell Glenn, guest Ernest Owens, Nicki and The Breakdown crew talked about:

  • Stop -n-Go’s Bill
  • Omorosa & Paris Denard
  • Net Neutrality
  • Pen & Pencil Awards
  • Sexual Harassment at the Workplace
  • Russell Simmons and Tavis Smiley
  • Roland Martin
  • Tax Bill
  • Robert Mueller Roy Moore


07/24/17: ‘Pressing Matters’ segment on WURD Radio’s ‘Reality Check w/ Charles Ellison’

Here’s a clip from “Reality Check with Charles Ellison” July 24, 2017 on Philadelphia’s WURD Radio at 900AM and 96.1 FM. The “Pressing Matters” segment hosted by Charles Ellison featured multimedia journalist Nicki Mayo and Mo’Kelly – host of “The Mo’Kelly Show” on KFI-AM 640 in Los Angeles. The panel discussed the #NAACP108 convention, Capitol Hill politics, President Trump’s voter fraud commission plans, Attorney General Jeff Sessions and the ongoing Russian collusion investigation & more.

You can listen to more episodes from “Reality Check with Charles Ellison” here . FOLLOW the panel @EllisonReport  @MrMokelly  @NickiMayoNews #onWURD #RealityCheck


11/11/16 : Justice By Any Means Season 2, Episode 4 – ‘Tia Lincoln’

Baltimore native and Multimedia Journalist Nicki Mayo talks about the Tia Lincoln’s quest to keep her father’s cold case open and find his murderer. This aired as part of TV One’s true crime show “Justice By Any Means.”

07/01/16: Jesse Williams’ BET Speech discussion on WUFO-AM

WUFO MIX 1080-AM’s “Power to the People” talk show discusses Grey’s Anatomy star Jesse Williams’ Humanitarian of the Year acceptance speech at the 2016 BET Awards. The dreamy-eyed activist gave an eyebrow raising speech that awakened many and forced most to debate the true meaning of #StayWoke. Williams touched on everything from #BlackLivesMatter, cultural appropriation, economic empowerment and responsibility. I joined Melissa S. Fayson, Donald O Allen Jr., LaKishia M. Collins and LaLa Woods to breakdown this speech gone viral and its impact on WUFO-AM, Western New York’s #1 Inspiration Station. Those not in the Buffalo-Niagara region were also able to listen online at


04/11/16 : Fatal Attraction Season 4, Episode 19 – ‘Killer Cult.’       The Antoinetta McKoy  and Jadon Higganbotham case

Washington D.C. area Multimedia Journalist Nicki Mayo talks about the Antoinetta McKoy and Jadon Higganbotham murders in the Durham, North Carolina “Killer Cult, House of Horrors” case on TV One’s true crime show “Fatal Attraction.”  McKoy is reported missing soon after the four-year-old boy disappears in the same area, leading investigators down a treacherous path into a house of horrors. Producer Karena Price conducted the interview November 2015 and the episode aired April 11, 2016.


07/13/15 : Fatal Attraction – Season 3, Episode 35 – ‘Old Habits Die Hard.’ The Josephine Gray ‘Black Widow’ Case

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Multimedia Journalist and Baltimore native Nicki Mayo talks about the Josephine Gray “Black Widow” case on TVOne’s true crime show “Fatal Attraction.” A troubled young man is murdered in his car after moving in with family members. Producer Karena Price conducted the interview February 14, 2015 and the episode aired July 13, 2015.
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Here’s a link to TVOne’s Fatal Attraction
Season 3 Episode 25
“Old Habits Die Hard.” – PART 1
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08/06/15: NABJ Monitor’s “Reportedly Black” podcast

Multimedia journalist Nicki Mayo joins a conversation on being the only Black person in a newsroom and the impact of lacking newsroom diversity in the coverage of the Freddie Gray police involved death and the unrest in Baltimore that followed. The three part podcast was part of the National Association of Black Journalists 40th convention news coverage by the NABJ Monitor.

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05/13/15 : Fair and Balanced: Reporters Roundtable with April Ryan

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White House correspondent for AURN – American Urban Radio Networks and author of The Presidency in Black and White, April D Ryan leads a discussion with influencers and journalists on the reporting of the Baltimore protest and uprising. Radio personality and community organizer, The Marc Steiner Show – Intelligent Talk Radio, reporter and political analyst, Joia Jefferson Nuri, University of Maryland, School of Social work Associate Professor Dr. Tanya L. Sharpe and multimedia journalist Nicki Mayo – Multimedia Journalist joined her in the discussion. PHOTO COURTESY NANCY SHIA (c)ShiaPhoto — at Campaign Consultation, Inc. – Entrepreneurs for Social Change.
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04/30/15 : BABJ Reacts to News Coverage Following Freddie Gray Death

CTV 76 Prince George’s County interviews Baltimore Association of Black Journalists president Nicki Mayo about the news coverage following the death of Freddie Gray. Mayo breaks down journalism ethics and local vs. national news coverage issues.
View the interview here: CTV News 4/30/15 (Watch at 1:30- 2:45) 

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