Briasia Russ is a staff writer at the Black News Channel. She is a senior broadcast journalism scholar at Florida A&M University, the highest-ranked public HBCU. Additionally, Briasia is a senior writer for the university’s news publication, The Famuan. In fall 2021, she collaborated with FAMU News 20 as a live shot reporter for the 2 p.m. newscast. She is a member of FAMU Elite Dance Squad and currently serves as the historian for the 2021-2022 academic school year. She’s had the opportunity to work with companies like Nike and Nickerson Research for an advertisement.