Mariya Moseley is a Production Assistant at PIX11 News who produces video segments, writes digital articles and manages social media content.

She is passionate about African-American culture and social activism. Her recent experience includes working at PEOPLE and ESSENCE Magazine covering national news, entertainment, lifestyle and criminal justice issues. She has interviewed talent such as Toni Braxton, the Rev. Jesse Jackson and Jay-Z’s mother, Gloria Carter.

Her work has been published in Yahoo, MSN and The New York Post. She is a graduate of CUNY Graduate School of Journalism and North Carolina A&T State University.

The Pittsburgh, PA native currently resides in Brooklyn and enjoys photography, music and TV/film.

Recent Articles
  • Celebrating National Best Friend Day!

    It’s the perfect time to celebrate the special people in your life. Several people are sharing special moments across social media for National Best Friend Day on Saturday. Additionally, a variety of companies offered special deals for guests with their besties such as Burger King, Auntie Anne’s and Potbelly Sandwich Shop. Celebration National Best Friend Day: 

  • New Bushwick gallery’s opening exhibit spotlights powerful women like Michelle Obama, Diana Ross

    BUSHWICK, Brooklyn –Several powerful women adorn the walls of a new art space in Bushwick. The Gloria Gail Gallery, created by Queens native Damien Escobar, is geared toward providing a platform for artists. Escobar is an Emmy-award-winning violinist with more than a decade of experience in the music industry. In addition to performing on “The Tonight Show with Jay Leno” and “The Ellen DeGeneres Show,” Escobar also performed at President Barack Obama’s first inauguration in 2009. Escobar said that he […]

  • 10-year-old Brooklyn entrepreneur honored for his business helping families in need

    FLATBUSH, Brooklyn – A 10-year-old business owner is being honored for his tremendous impact on the community. Obocho Peters is a budding entrepreneur with a heart of gold. The Flatbush student launched an online thrift shop geared toward helping families enduring hardships. His mother has played a huge role in his success by registering him for business classes to provide him with the necessary tools to execute his vision. Last year, he launched his company with a business model to […]

  • Google releases top word searches for each state, here’s what New Yorkers can’t spell

    In honor of the annual Scripps National Spelling Bee, Google Trends has shared the top words across each state that people can’t spell. New Yorkers are curious about how to spell “bougie,” according to the data chart. Bougie is defined as a person who aspires to the upper middle class or fancy lifestyle.  Several social media users are amused by the findings as one person said “New York looking up bougie is the most New York thing ever.” The most common word on the map that’s being looked up […]

  • Sasha Obama goes to prom alongside her date in silky, classic black dress

    The former first daughter is growing up. Photos of the President Barack and First Lady Michelle Obama’s youngest daughter, Sasha, allegedly attending prom were shared on social media on Saturday. The 17-year-old, who attends Sidwell Friends School in Bethesda, Maryland, posed gracefully alongside her date in a classic black dress. Her date, who has been identified as Chris Milton of Middletown, Ohio, looked dapper in a black and white tuxedo with a bowtie. Michelle and Malia were both seen posing […]

  • Brooklyn celebrates Notorious B.I.G. Day, local author talks spreading the rapper’s legacy

    BROOKLYN — The Notorious B.I.G. is being honored in his hometown in a major way. Hundreds of fans remembered the Grammy-nominated artist across social media on Tuesday, which would have been his 47th birthday. Additionally, one local author has penned a new book sharing the story of Bedford- Stuyvesant native Christopher Wallace also known as Biggie Smalls. Award-winning author, Tiffany D. Jackson, reflects on the rapper’s life and career in her new book, “Let Me Hear a Rhyme.” The Brooklyn writer said her motivation […]

  • Wedding Bliss: A look back at Meghan Markle and Prince Harry’s magical wedding on their one-year anniversary

    WINDSOR, England– Meghan Markle and Prince Harry have a lot to celebrate after a blissful year of marriage. The Duke and Duchess of Sussex wed during a nationally televised ceremony at Windsor Castle on May 19, 2018.  Since exchanging vows, the couple has not only being breaking royal mold, but they’ve also welcomed a beautiful baby boy, Archie Harrison Mountbatten-Windsor. To mark the special occasion, the couple shared unseen behind-the-scene photos from their big day. Their son, who was born […]

  • SEE IT: Nipsey Hussle’s final music video ‘Higher’ released featuring DJ Khaled, John Legend

    The marathon continues. The final music video “Higher” featuring Rapper Nipsey Hussle was released on Friday. The legacy of the late artist is being honored in a new collaboration with DJ Khaled and John Legend. Khaled revealed that he embarked on a “soul-searching journey” to share the video filmed days before the 33-year-old was fatally shot. Hussle, who was born Ermias Davidson Asghedom, died on March 31st in South Central Los Angeles outside his store The Marathon Clothing. The music […]

  • New Yorkers divided on possible fur ban with dueling protests at City Hall

    LOWER MANHATTAN – Dozens of New Yorkers have come out both in support and opposition of a fur ban in New York City. Dueling protests occurred at City Hall on Wednesday afternoon ahead of a City Council hearing for a possible city-wide ban on the sale of fur. Those opposing the ban say it would close 150 small businesses, put more than a thousand people out of work and create a loss of $400 million in revenue. Those in favor […]

  • Long Island veteran and struggling single mom gets surprised with new car

    ROCKY POINT, Long Island – One local veteran and single mom of two is getting some much-needed relief. Ludmilla Lamothe, who has been struggling without a vehicle, was surprised with a newly refurbished car by Caliber Collision and GEICO on Tuesday. The assistance for the local U.S. Army veteran comes after she’s been without reliable transportation for a year. She’s been having a hard time getting back on her feet after her vehicle was totaled in an accident last year. […]

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