Meet the Foot in the Door Fellows Class of 2022 — Jameela Hammond

Jameela is an audio storyteller and grad student in USC’s Specialized Journalism program. Her focus is on telling the stories in BIPOC and LGBTQ+ communities.

She is the Co-Host and Contributor for From “Where We Are” on Annenberg Radio News. She is also the Host and Creator of the (audio/video) podcast, “JAMPACKED.” Her background ranges from working as an Editorial Assistant at KNBC/NBC4 to doing the sports and weather updates on KSPC 88.7FM.

Jameela hopes to become an impactful vessel for her communities, namely Black and LGBTQ+ audiences. She believes it’s incumbent upon her to represent and share their unheard stories. As a vessel, she wants to create meaningful content and tell life-altering stories.