Angela Dennis is a reporter and journalist for USA TODAY Network- Knoxville News Sentinel. She covers issues at the intersection of race and equity through both historical and contemporary lenses. An East Knoxville native, Angela was raised in Florida but ventured her way back to her Appalachian roots a decade ago. She is also an Editor for a national black-owned media company, Black with No Chaser, and Podcast Co-Host for Black in Appalachia, an East Tennessee PBS project. She takes pride in promoting Black initiatives and in delivering an unfiltered and unflinching approach to journalism and Black history. She is a member of the National Association of Black Journalists and Knoxville 40 under 40 award recipient in 2020.