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Patty Jackson: Her Time in the Radio Industry

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Microphones and papers scattered everywhere. Mug on the table. Windows. Pictures and frames. White walls. Petite women. Golden dread locks. Million dollar smile. This is the way Patty Jackson’s and her office looked when stepping inside. Who would have known that a small city girl would have made it this far, Look how far she has come! Patty Jackson is a Philadelphia native with a bright future. Growing up in South Philadelphia isn’t an easy task for any teen but Jackson has beaten the odds. Jackson attended church every Sunday with family and friends; she would be summoned by the pastor to read daily scriptures, poems and announcements for the church. ”I love to talk.” said Jackson. She attended South Philadelphia Motivation High School and American Academy of Broadcasting. While in school she had an internship at a radio station in Camden, NJ which was recommended by her pastor in church. She received her first gig at the radio station due to the absence of another worker of hers. “I was terrible, I sounded like a little kid from South Philly.” said Jackson. She was told that she w...
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