Author Archives: Jim Allen, Founder/Editor, NuVote Reach

About Jim Allen, Founder/Editor, NuVote Reach

Currently serving as Chief Operating Officer of Alejo Media, emerging as one of Washington, D.C.’s most artistic and innovative video production and post-production media companies. Previously, as Director of News and Media Services at the American Institute of Physics, he led the creation of the InsideScience.org news platform, which includes Inside Science TV. He also previously served as Media Director, Energy NOW! and Clean Skies TV and as Special Reports Editor/Media Relations Director at The Hill newspaper. Jim has served in various executive, business development and/or programming roles for a number of media concerns including CBS Radio/Television, Radio One Inc. and the Los Angeles Times. Since 1995, he has been a contributor to the Reporters Notebook news roundtable program on NBC 4 TV, DC. He earned a music scholarship to Delaware State University, a Bachelor of Arts in English/Television Production at Virginia State University and, from 2003-2007, attended Concord University School of Law. His commendations include the Washington, DC Teachers' Union Media Relations Award and shared an American Academy of Nursing National Media Award. Jim also chairs a development task force for the faith-based, non-profit House of Help/City of Hope, founded and led by Bishop Dr. Shirley Holloway, which has provided substance abuse, mental health and continuing education programs and transitional housing for tens of thousands of homeless (and battered) women, families and men (including ex-offenders) at its shelter and treatment facilities in Washington, DC and Prince George’s and Charles Counties, MD.

Still Blinded By A Bird’s Eye View From The World Trade Center

By Jim Allen, Editor, NuVote Reach Photo by Jim Allen World Trade Center (1-15-1999), NYC 106th Floor Window Looking through some old papers tonight, I found this 35mm photo I took on January 15, 1999 from a 106th floor  window of … Continue reading

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Boston PD Bomber Suspects Manhunt: So That’s How You Take Back a Neighborhood?

By Jim Allen, Editor, NuVote Reach   Boston PD Manhunt and City Lockdown for Boston Marathon Bombing Suspects Honoree Annette Harris and Emcee Jim  Allen at April 13, 2013 Retirement Gala at Norfolk State University. She happened to take the 911 … Continue reading

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The Life Changing House of Help City of Hope Needs a Miracle

By Jim Allen, Editor, NuVote Reach House of Help City of Hope 2013 Graduating Class 2013 Class Valedictorian and Bishop Dr. Shirley Holloway Rev. George E. Holmes, First HOHCOH Teen Graduate, Dr. Robert L. Woodson Sr. and Bishop Dr. Shirley … Continue reading

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DC Mayor, Community ‘Godfather’ and White House Adviser Celebrate New Beginnings

By Jim Allen, Editor, NuVote Reach Letter of Support for House of Hope City of Help 2013 Graduation and Fundraiser from DC Mayor Vincent C.Gray Dr. Robert L. Woodson, Keynote Address, House of Help City of Hope 2013 Graduation Exercises, … Continue reading

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White House Faith-Based Advisor and Neighborhood “Godfather” Help Launch New Lives

By Jim Allen, Editor, NuVote Reach Rev. George. E. Holmes Robert L. Woodson, Sr. Bishop Dr. Shirley Holloway Reverend George Edward Holmes, a member of President Barack Obama’s National African American Clergy Leadership Working Group and chaplain of the District … Continue reading

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DC Mayor’s Office Says Meeting with Deanwood Citizens Not Prompted by Murder

By Jim Allen, Editor, NuVote Reach DC Mayor Vincent Gray (D) on Monday will meet with members of the Deanwood Citizens Association who are outraged over the shooting death of Akinwole Olu Williams, 31, killed on Thursday of last week, … Continue reading

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Murder of Catholic U Grad Prompts Deanwood Citizens Monday Meeting with DC Mayor Gray

By Jim Allen, Editor NuVote Reach According to my sources,  DC Mayor Vincent Gray (D) on Monday will meet with members of the Deanwood Citizens Association who are outraged over the shooting death of Akinwole Olu Williams, 31, killed on … Continue reading

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