From one fierce woman to another, Kelley L. Carter has another conversation with Viola Davis about her “second act” and the loves of her life —from her husband and daughter to her acting career and charitable causes.

The Emmy Award-winning entertainment journalist writes with clarity and speaks with conviction.

Well-crafted storytelling is an art form where small, specific details can provide readers with practical color and meaningful information. Kelley’s writing style can be compared to water filtering; she provides readers with purified (jargon-free) content that is easy to digest.

Kelley has an innate ability to hone, extract and convey intriguing information to all types of audiences. She achieves this by using proficient story-telling skills that can be seen in TV specials such as “E! True Hollywood Story” and TV Guide specials.

Kelley’s byline has graced the pages of national and international media outlets, including USA Today, Vibe, Ebony, Essence, ESPN, BBC, MTV News, the Chicago Tribune, the Detroit Free Press and now

The Michigan State University graduate’s expertise in providing meaningful perspective on music, film, television, and celebrity topics has led to regular appearances on several TV networks. CNN, HLN, E!, Fox News and the TV Guide Channel are among outlets that regularly tap Kelley to deliver commentary on entertainment and provide breaking entertainment news updates.

Besides Viola Davis, Kelley has interviewed many of Hollywood’s elite, including Brad Pitt, Angelina Jolie, George Clooney, Jada Pinkett Smith, Samuel L. Jackson, Denzel Washington, Drew Barrymore, Jamie Foxx, Mark Wahlberg, Katie Holmes, Jay-Z, Beyonce, Tyler Perry, Taraji P. Henson, Ben Stiller, Bradley Cooper, Courteney Cox, Angela Bassett, Jennifer Aniston, Ryan Reynolds, Sandra Bullock, Terrence Howard and Cuba Gooding Jr.

Interests: Kelley loves traveling internationally, and is an avid reader. Langston Hughes, James Baldwin, Beverly Jenkins and Anne Moody are among Kelley’s favorite authors.