Leslie D. Rose

Title: Freelance Culture Journalist
Education: Xavier University of Louisiana
Location: Bowie, Maryland

Leslie D. Rose is a journalist, creative writer, and communications strategist with two decades of industry experience. She is the Founding Principal of the creative activism-focused consulting firm, CreActiv PR & Storytelling, which houses The Picture of HealthLeslie is a proud HBCU graduate with a Bachelor of Arts degree in mass communication and creative writing from Xavier University of Louisiana. 


She works as a culture journalist who writes features and hosts on-air interviews focusing on social and criminal justice issues, music, celebrity, and health and wellness. Leslie is charismatic, lively, inquisitive, and incredibly comfortable in front of a camera and microphone. A few of her notable interviews include Mariah CareyMaxine WatersChris RockKareem Abdul-JabbarTarana BurkeAllyson FelixErika AlexanderLeAnn RimesWill Ferrell, and Bootsy Collins, among others. 

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