New York, NY
Lynnette Nicholas is a graduate of the University of Florida with a degree in English Literature and an emphasis on Theater Studies and Africana Studies. Lynnette has been an avid reader and lover of the performing arts for as long as she can remember, and she has several years of experience as an educator. She currently works as a TV reporter, and entertainment and parenting writer based in New York City, where she interviews industry professionals and actors for TV junkets, print interviews, and more. Her work has appeared in HuffPost Black Voices, HuffPost Parents, Reader’s Digest, Common Sense Media, Moms.com, and other publications.
Lynnette is a certified Rotten Tomatoes film critic, and she enjoys examining films from both an academic and cultural lens. Lynnette has always had a passion for literature and cinema, as well as an innate curiosity about their influence on culture and social norms. She loves films and TV shows that highlight strong women and matriarchs; some of her favorites include Roots (and all the works of Cecily Tyson), The Cosby Show (for its portrayal of Claire Huxtable), A Different World, The Color Purple, and Beloved. Lynnette is the proud mom of a very creative tween daughter. Follow Lynnette on Twitter.