Owens is Writer at Large for Philadelphia Magazine and CEO of Ernest Media Empire, LLC. He covers a variety of social issues regarding race, LGBTQ, and pop culture.
Ernest Owens, Vice President-Print of PABJ and leads several initiatives on behalf of the chapter including outreach to the emerging and millennial journalist communities. In 2019, Ernest was instrumental in securing a private grant for the Association to launch a first-of-its-kind residency at Pipeline Philly, the city’s premier co-working space and community. He is a renowned journalist, receiving several honors including NABJ’s Emerging Journalist Award and PABJ’s Trailblazer Award.