C. Beamon resides in New Jersey.
Currently, she is a Writer/Producer for WABC-TV
Eyewitness News in New York. In her fifteen years as a journalist, she has
worked at various television stations including WABU-TV in Boston,
ESPN Classic and WABC-TV in New
York. She also served as Coordinating Producer for
“Like It Is with Gil Noble,” the country’s longest running African American
public affairs show, airing on WABC-TV.
She is the author of I
DIDN'T WORK THIS
HARD JUST TO GET
MARRIED, published on May 1, 2009 by Chicago
Review PressWritten in the best tradition of girlfriend talking to girlfriend, the
book delivers tales of lessons learned, hard times and good times, told by
women who found ways to achieve their dreams by defying convention. Their
conclusion: Singlehood, whether temporary or permanent, and though often
challenging, is a fulfilling state.
In 2000, she published her first novel, Dark Recesses.
In 2002, she completed her second novel, Eyewitness.
She has been a reviewer for Publisher’s Weekly Magazine and QBR: The
Quarterly Black Book Review Magazine, as well as various websites. She is also
a member of the Writers Guild of America East and the National Association of
Black Journalists. She won a Peabody Award for ABC
News’ coverage of the September 11th Attacks.
She has also
been credited as a reference in the several books on television news
including:Covering Catastrophe: Broadcast
Journalist Report on September 11 by Alison Gilbert and News
is People: the Rise of Local TV News and the Fall of News from New York
by Craig M. Allen.