Roz Edward, National Content Director

    Roz Edward, National Content Director
    Rosland "Roz" Edward joined the Real Times Team in January of 2013. As RTM's Director of National Content, she is primarily responsible for enhancing digital content across all RTM properties and implementing the company's "Web First" strategy. Ms. Edward's charge is to develop and promot the company's online presence at all of its digital dailies around the country. Prior to joining RTM, Ms. Edward spent six years with RollingOut.com in Atlanta where she was responsible for online content and print production for Rolling Out's 19 markets. Roz began her career at the Detroit Free Press and later worked at The Atlanta Voice newspaper where she was fortunate enough to work under the tutelage of the legendary publisher, J. Lowell Ware and renowned writer Harvey Gates. She credits Ware with impressing upon her one simple principle... that her "job was everything from the front door to the back." While at The Atlanta Voice she wrote feature articles, sold advertising, worked on the presses and distributed papers. After returning to Detroit, Ms. Edward worked for 10 years at the City of Detroit Housing Commission where she served in the capacity of Public Relations Director at the time of her departure. She is the mother of one daughter, also Roz, who is currently a senior at Benedict College in Columbia, South Carolina. Ms. Edward brings to Real Times Media a wealth of journalism experience and more importantly a solid background in producing digital content. She works to ensure that RTM and all of its web properties are producing great content utilizing Search Engine Optimization techniques. Ms. Edward is committed to the Real Times Media mission and its vision of "revolutionizing" the Black Press.

    Usher Gets New Temporary Restraining Order Against Longtime Stalker

    *Usher’s fear for his life and the safety of his children and their lives was the motivation for the singer returning to court to get a restraining order against a woman who has been stalking him for years. A Georgia judge granted Usher a new temporary order against Darshelle Jones-Rakestraw (pictured below) from coming near him or […]

    Dwayne Johnson Now Immortal: Gets Hand and Footprints in Cement

    *The Rock has officially become a rock star with his hand and footprints in cement at Hollywood’s famed TCL Chinese Theatre. Chatting with HipHollywood.com, Dwayne Johnson labeled the career milestone as “awesome.” “It’s an epic day, my family is here, it’s just very cool,” he told the site. Johnson’s immortalization at the Chinese Theatre comes […]

    Steve Harvey Offers Pre-Essence Fest Dating Show Tips for Women

    *Steve Harvey is truly a man who wears many hats as a comedian and syndicated radio and daytime TV talk show host. But it’s the best-selling author’s knack for dispensing advice on relationships that will be on display at this year’s Essence Fest. The publication reports that Harvey will be at the event to match […]

    Daron Dylon Wint Identified as Suspect in 4 D.C. killings

    *(Via MSN News) – Police apprehended the suspect in the gruesome killings of three members of a Northwest Washington family and its housekeeper Thursday night in Northeast Washington, according to D.C. Police Chief Cathy L. Lanier. The suspect, Daron Dylon Wint, 34, is a former employee of an iron supply company headed by one of […]

    CAAM Celebrates National Children’s Book Week with Literacy Event

    *Los Angeles, CA – The California African American Museum (CAAM) will host a free event for children with special celebrity book readings, writing workshops, art and more. Heads Are Turning, Children Are Learning Literacy Day will take place on Saturday, May 23, 2015 at CAAM from 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Actor Donis Leonard Jr. […]

    THE (05-22-15) EURweb Free-4-All Page/Board

    *Just like the headline says, this page/board is where you can discuss the stuff that we didn’t cover in today’s issue. (It’s sort of like feedback with a twist) Remember, NO name calling, racial taunting, graphic sex talk and vulgarity in general, PLEASE. ——– EUR MOTIVATIONAL NOTE “Knowledge is being aware of what you can […]

    Chad ‘Ochocinco’ Johnson Faces Foreclosure on Home

    *Chad “Ochocinco” Johnson isn’t just facing foreclosure on his Florida home, but he could lose his Canadian place in Davie  if he doesn’t pay, according to Gossip Extra. Ochocinco bought his $1.3 million home back in 2005 in the Long Lake Ranches section of the cowboy town, but he hasn’t paid his dues for it in almost […]

    Marina Abramovic Eats Crow and Apologizes to Jay-Z

    *Well, well, well.  How does someone who so blatantly comes out and publicly discredits a major star eat crow? The same way we all do. The only difference is its going to be done out loud. After publicly dissing hip-hop mogul and businessman Jay-Z in an interview with Spike magazine earlier this week, performance artist Marina […]