I am a veteran journalist, author, media trainer and motivational speaker.I've spent spent more than 30 years as a radio and television journalist, working for both the NBC and ABC-TV News affiliates in North Carolina.
My career has taken her to Ohio, West Virginia, Boston, New Hampshire, Saudi Arabia and Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. I am currently the host of a weekly talk show on WCOM Radio and Durham Community Media (Channel 18) in North Carolina. On her Boomer Beat Radio Show, I interview people “who are on the move and making a difference at midlife and beyond.”
I am also using her media expertise to train small business owners and entrepreneurs how to self-promote and market themselves using radio, television and various forms of social media. In addition, My new book is titled, How to Get on the News Without Committing Murder. To learn more, visit my website: http://beverlymahone.com
But my life hasn’t been all about journalism. I’m also a wife, mother and grandmother dealing with other issues like aging, menopause, transition, over-worked, underpaid, younger bosses, stressed out, divorce, second chances, new opportunities, transformation, racism, sexism, mortality… WHATEVER!
My life as an African-American baby boomer female entrepreneur is challenging and, as a result, I have plenty of stories to share! As a baby boomer author, I’ve told part of mine in the Amazon Best Seller Whatever! A Baby Boomer’s Journey Into Middle Age.
In my 2010 release,Don’t Ask and I Won’t Have to Lie,part of my life story continues as I deal with my own moral conscience while discovering some of the “truths” behind the “lies” I’ve heard and told.
I am now releasing my 4th book: How to Get on the News Without Committing Murder to give readers insider secrets on what the media is looking for when it comes to giving you publicity and exposure.
Birth Place: Canton, OH
Accomplishments: Member, National Association of Women Writers, (Named Member of the Week by NAWW)
Short Stories Lies Women Tell: Because Mommy Said So by Beverly Mahone To understand why we lie, we need not look any further than our own mothers. They are the ones who taught us how to lie and when those lies were appropriate. ... Sexual Intimacy and Lying by Beverly Mahone When I was on the dating scene about 10 years ago, I met a man online that I thought I could get serious about. But after the fourth date he forced me to tell a LIE.... The Truth Hurts or Does It? by Beverly Mahone The incident made me wonder if there were, indeed, circumstances where it was okay to lie.... The Differences Between Sarah Palin's Daughter and Mine by Beverly Mahone Let me start off by saying the one thing Bristol and my daughter share in common is the fact that they became teenage mothers.
... Secrets and Lies by Beverly Mahone That secret and whatever lies are associated with my dad's birth have also been buried with my grandmother and her siblings because they are all now dead as well.
... Don't Read Don't Ask and I Won't Have to Lie If... by Beverly Mahone If you are looking for a book that's going to change your life, don't read Don't Ask And I Won't Have to Lie.... Career Advice I Never Forgot by Beverly Mahone As I reflect, I have come to realize that a lot of advice I received early on was NEGATIVE but it actually pushed me to strive harder to achieve my goals.