Sharareh Drury has had work published in daily and weekly newspapers in her home town of Memphis, TN and in Los Angeles, CA. Take a look at the variety of her stories that have gone to print.

Moving to Los Angeles a Blessed Event for Publisher
August 30, 2009

Hofite Huddleston said she learned the power of media, marketing and events at an early age. Her father owned a sporting goods chain, the Sports Zone, in the Maryland-D.C.-Virginia area, and she ran promotional events for the business throughout high school and college.

Sales in the Bag for Eateries
August 10, 2009

Think brown bag, and the associations are immediate: construction worker, mom’s peanut butter and jelly sandwiches or perhaps yesterday’s best-forgotten greasy takeout. Certainly not fine dining, right?

L.A. Native All Business When It Comes to United Way
August 10, 2009

For Caroline Nahas, helping others is something that was “instilled in me from the beginning.” Recently named chairwoman of United Way of Greater Los Angeles, Nahas feels she can take a leadership role in improving the L.A. community and inspiring other business leaders to do the same.

Not Shooting Blanks
August 03, 2009

When the Dodgers asked Lakers guard Sasha Vujacic for his photo, the Slovenian basketball star gave them one he really liked: It had recently been shot by Pasadena photographer Kendall Roclord.

Journalist Tuned In Early to Reporting on Television
August 3, 2009

Although he has been covering the TV industry for almost two decades, television wasn’t always in journalist Josef Adalian’s big picture.

Studio Artist’s Movie Career Had Hollywood Beginning
July 6, 2009

When Syd Dutton, 64, talks about viewing the silent film “Metropolis” as a boy in San Francisco, he uses the term “feverish” to describe the experience.

As a child in South London, Neil Huxley said that he constantly had his face in a comic book. He loved the way still moments were put together to create the illusion of a moving narrative. Huxley would grow up surrounded by art, both his father and brother are painters, and film was a key interest as well.

Riding Recession’s Waves
June 29, 2009

When Renee Fraser and Betsy Berkhemer started their online radio show focused on small business three years ago, they couldn’t find a sponsor to take their act to broadcast. That changed thanks to the recession…

Three-Ring Appeal for Kids
July 27, 2009

Daniel Levi started gymnastics when he was 5 years old. Now 32, he’s turned his somersaults and cartwheels into two businesses that cater to those who want to teach kids gymnastics but with an emphasis on entertainment rather than Olympic-style competition.

USC Looks to Clean Up
July 20, 2009

The world has always needed engineers. But does it need the same kinds of engineers? USC is convinced that the economy of today – and tomorrow – calls for expertise in such disciplines as “green” technology that were not taught much in the past. So it has come up with four new master’s programs.

Groovin’ on that Laser Show Again
July 14, 2009

Laserium is back. And it’s come down from its perch at Griffith Park to help rock the Hollywood renaissance.


August 6, 2008

The YMCA has always been a special place for Jarrod Covington. He grew up living just   around the corner from the YMCA in his hometown of Sumter, S.C.


MY PROFESSION: Sharpe Planetarium Supervisor
July 16, 2008

Astronomy has intrigued David Maness since childhood. As he gazed up at the night sky in   upstate New York with his brothers and sisters, Maness was awed by the vastness of the    star and the constellations they formed.

MY PROFESSION: Operations Manager of the Fire Museum of Memphis
July 02, 2008

After a nearly 30-year career with the Memphis Fire Department, Bill Adelman has taken on     the role of promoting fire safety and preserving the history of the department.