Becoming Jonelle Henry - S2 E04


Host Alexandra Sampson talks with Washington, D.C. based multi-passionate journalist and entrepreneur Jonelle Henry. Jonelle is a respected Washington, D.C.-based journalist and producer with more than 15 years of media and communications experience. She’s the founder of Districtly Speaking, a monthly town hall series covering the most talked about social and political issues and the the owner of DS Traveler, a D.C. based boutique online travel company.

Jonelle and Alex discuss:

  • How being “Jamerican” helped shape her into the multi-passionate person she has become

  • What sparked her interest in the media / communications field

  • Some of the most interesting stories she’s covered as a journalist

  • Her conversation series — Districtly Speaking

  • How she has overcome self-doubt to embrace her multiple passions

  • Why she started a travel boutique and her favorite international travel experience to date

  • Dispelling the myth that successful single women don’t need / want to marry

  • Her self-care routine and who she’s becoming

This episode is a part of Season 2 -- the "Becoming" series -- of SheTime.


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