top of page
Post: Blog2_Post
FreeCast Channel and BHN.jpg
BHN on GFN.jpg

I-Messenger Media Group launches 'Metro News Hype' to focus weekly on a key story with publisher

Award winning publisher and media group owner, Cheryl Smith, launches Metro News Hype vodcast today to focus on key stories readers need to know for the week


Cheryl Smith, the publisher of The Garland Journal, Texas Metro News and I-Messenger, has found a way to inform her online viewers, listeners and readers of key news issues for the week; with the overload of news and information, there is a lot to digest from online news, which readers are bombarded with daily.

However, Smith intends to focus on those one or two stories through new, short, weekly vodcast, Metro News Hype, which is also featured on Black Headline News and will be rebroadcast on BHN Radio. Her vodcasts also broadcast on the Facebook platform.

Each short broadcast is 10 minutes or less, enough to give her audience a digest of important news.

About Texas Metro News and Publisher, Cheryl Smith

The Texas Metro News’s mission is to inform, educate, enlighten, inspire, entertain, educate and empower, by providing thought-provoking news, photos, stories and commentary.

Texas Metro News is a Texas-based publication for people on the move and in search of news that is empowering and uplifting as well as informative and entertaining. On the pages you find information that focuses on trends, issues and varying opinions. It was designed for upwardly mobile men and women who want to stay abreast of the issues impacting their lives and those around them.

In addition to appealing to the broad audience, publisher Cheryl Smith gained as a popular, award-winning talk show host on Texas-based radio station KKDA-AM the publication focuses on empowering, educating, enlightening, inspiring and entertaining its readers.

Cheryl Smith is the Publisher and CEO of I Messenger Media Group, which includes the publications: Texas Metro News, Garland Journal and I Messenger. She also hosts a radio talk show, Cheryl’s World, on Blog Talk Radio.

With over 30 years in the industry, working with some publications where she had to take a document from a thought to a complete document; Smith has excelled in all areas as an award-winning journalist.

Smith received her B.S. degree in journalism from Florida A&M University in 1980, and her M.S. degree in human relations and business from Amberton University in Dallas, Texas in 1986 and is lifetime member of the Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc.

Smith has won numerous awards, most recently the Woman of the Year for the 100 Black Women, and in 2022 she was inducted into the National Association of Black Journalists Hall of Fame.


bottom of page