'As a Black, Female journalist, it is my mission to create a voice for Black women similar to myself and beyond in the field of media.'
A valedictorian graduate of Goldsboro High School in Goldsboro, North Carolina, DorMiya 'Babyg' Vance is a high achiever pursuing a career in audio/community journalism. Now known as "G Tha Journalist," G is currently enrolled as a first-year in Georgia State University's Master's of Communications program, she is pursuing a Graduate degree in Communications with a concentration in Digital Media Strategies. She has a passion for telling stories and looks forward to sharing her knowledge of this topic with the next generation of writers as she thrives in the field of journalism and works as a news & culture journalist.
G currently serves as an audio reporter for WABE 90.1 in Atlanta, GA. She also is a '22-'23 Report For America Corps Member where she works with WABE to cover the issues of Southside ATL. She finds this work very rewarding and considers it a wonderful experience that will help prepare her for her future in entrepreneurialism. DorMiya served as a writer and section editor during her college school years, assisting students with their articles, headlines, and structure. She is also the Editor-in-Chief and CEO of a local media blog. BabyTalkTV, LLC, serves the community as a local journalism and media source. DorMiya's role as CEO allows her to participate in various service projects throughout the community.
G knew from an early age that she wanted to work as a journalist. She loved what it felt like telling and writing stories from the moment she set foot in the classroom. She has loved every minute of her time in school, from exploring new topics to building strong academic skills and collaboration with other students. Participating in journalism is something she is genuinely passionate about. She cannot wait to inspire a love of writing in her peers, family, and community.