Denise Clay has been a journalist for more than 20 years. She is currently a freelance columnist for the Philadelphia Public Record and also works as a copy editor/proofreader and columnist for the Philadelphia Sunday Sun, a black-owned weekly based in Philadelphia. She has worked at a variety of news organizations including the Philadelphia Tribune, the Bucks County Courier Times, the Elmira Star-Gazette and the Reading Eagle Times. Clay was also an anchor/reporter at WRTI-FM in Philadelphia and hosted a talk show entitled “The Next Movement” on IMG2.com. She has also freelanced for a variety of publications including XO Jane and Black America Web, and blogs as The Mad (political) Scientist. She is currently working on her Masters degree in journalism at Temple University in Philadelphia, where she also received her undergraduate degree in Broadcast Journalism.