TaLeiza Calloway-Appleton is a media professional with experience in journalism and marketing. The Ohio native has written for major daily newspapers (St. Cloud Times inMinnesota), weekly news outlets, magazines and non-profit organizations. She currently serves as the Marketing and Communications Coordinator for El Camino YMCA in Mountain View. Before joining the staff at El Camino YMCA, she was a freelance writer for Embarcadero Media with her stories appearing in the Palo Alto Weekly and Mountain View Voice newspapers. She is very passionate about diversity, storytelling and media education. She is excited to serve on the KMVT Board.