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Nykeya Woods

Nykeya Woods is an award-winning journalist and free-lance writer from Chicago. She has covered crime, business, fashion, entertainment, education and pop culture with articles featured in Ebony Magazine, the Chicago Tribune's Red Eye and Rolling Out. She has also worked as a PR Consultant. She's currently working on two children's books and is planning to spearhead a hub for children and fiction writing.

Nykeya is also big on giving back to the community. She's volunteers at several organizations across Chicago, including working with seniors, at a children's hospital, women's shelter, teen homeless shelter, and is a city tour guide. She's chronicled her volunteer experience at nykeyawoods.com. In addition, she loves going to bookstores and collects classic books. While she loves books and words, other ventures include learning to play the guitar and mastering Spanish, again. She, also, absorbs all things news related.