Steve has been honored with several Regional Emmy Awards, Four National Headliner Awards, National Association of Black Journalists Salute to Excellence, NAACP Legal Defense Fund Humanitarian of the Year, and the National Council of Negro Women man of the year Charlotte Chapters.
Independent Documentary Producer for Charlotte Public Television WTVI. Honors include unsung hero Congressional Black Caucus Foundation, and the Black Filmmakers Hall of Fame.
Independent Producer for WFAE Public radio winner of a regional Edward R. Murrow Award, Green Eyeshade, National Sigma Delta Chi Public Service Award, Carolinas RTNDA Award, and national RTNDA Unity Award all for the community radio "Trust Matters".
Documentaries have been showcased by the Smithsonian and recognized by the Library of Congress and the Museum of Broadcast Communications, as well as several regional and national film festivals.
He's been recognized as "The Distinguished Achiever of the Year", Louisville Chestnut Street YMCA Black Achievers Program...also, "Man of the Year" from the National Council of Negro Women and "Humanitarian of the Year" from the NAACP's Legal Defense Fund, Charlotte chapters.
He started as a reporter/Anchor for WKYT-TV, Lexington, KY before moving onto becoming a Reporter/Anchor for WFTV-TV, Orlando, FL; Reporter/Anchor for WSAV-TV, Savannah, GA; Reporter/Host, public affairs program, WJBK, Detroit, MI; free-lance correspondent with Black Entertainment Television; independent documentary Producer for WTVI, Charlotte, NC
Bachelor of Arts in Communications, Eastern Kentucky University
Hours following gut-twisting 911 calls, and urgent actions of first responders - a well-documented series of assignments lasting more than a year began for me in South Carolina’s Lowcountry that started at Charleston’s Mother Emmanuel AME.
Under his watch, former CMPD Chief Rodney Monroe instituted a policy to deescalate, diffuse and disarm. However, departmental rules according to Monroe didn’t always stamp out an officer’s personal biases.
During the final week of Black History Month 2020, the Charlotte Hornets recognized surviving family members of the pioneers, sent its players to visit the sit-in exhibit at the Levine of the New South, and hosted a forum showcasing the courage of these student foot soldiers.
Medic’s shiny new headquarters on Wilkinson Boulevard and future housing opportunities along Freedom Drive signal a strong economic rebound on the westside. However, not every West Charlotte thoroughfare is paved with such promise.