Daric L. Cottingham | DCottingham@reckonmedia.com

Daric L. Cottingham | DCottingham@reckonmedia.com

Black Joy Social Reporter

Daric L. Cottingham (all pronouns) is a Black Joy Social Reporter and a proud Black queer nonbinary southerner currently based in Los Angeles. A mass communications graduate from Prairie View A&M University in Texas, and they also received their master's in Sports & Entertainment journalism from the University of Southern California. Previously, they worked as a multiplatform editor at the LA Times, in podcast editorial for Spotify, and freelancing for publications like the Washington Post and Xtra Magazine. Sneakers and animation take up their time when they're not focused on storytelling.