Monica Miller is as an award-winning broadcast journalist and producer who covers current affairs for various news organizations in the five boroughs and the tri-state area. Her work can be heard on CBS Radio, NPR, WHYY, WBGO, WABC, and WOR. Monica produces a live, monthly call-in show “Newark Today” with Mayor Cory Booker. She’s also worked as a reporter for the largest 24-hour television news network in the region, News 12 New Jersey, and written for The Philadelphia Inquirer and The Times of Trenton.
Some of her more memorable stories include Occupy Wall Street from the first protest in lower Manhattan, the controversy over building a mosque near Ground Zero, and a deployment to New Orleans hours after Hurricane Katrina hit the Gulf Coast with New Jersey’s Air National Guard.
Monica recently received an Ippies Award from the CUNY Graduate School of Journalism for an enterprising feature about a Newark community policing program in one of the city’s most notorious housing projects. She also received a fellowship from RIAS Berlin and RTNDF where she traveled to Germany and Belgium and produced a two-part series about jazz in Nazi Germany. Her work has been recognized by the Associated Press, PRNDI (Public Radio News Directors), and The New York Association of Black Journalists, and she has contributed to work honored with Edward R. Murrow Awards.
She holds a degree in International Affairs from The George Washington University and a Masters in Journalism from Temple University. Her studies also took her to Central Africa where she focused on Cameroonian media affairs.