Micarie Kemp

Web Manager/ Digital Host

Baltimore native, Micarie Kemp has always been passionate about working in the media. 

 

Growing up, she would perform skits with her sisters and cousins where she often acted as a television host. 

 

She graduated from Baltimore City College High School and obtained a bachelor's degree from Bowie State University where she majored in Broadcast Journalism. 

 

The social media maven loves being able to share impactful and inspiring stories to keep communities connected. 

 

Micarie, also known as Cari K., has worked in the media industry for over 6 years. 

 

Before joining WEAA 88.9, she worked as an Assignment Editor and Web Producer at FOX45 News in Baltimore, Maryland and held the same position at CBS21 News in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania prior to her employment at FOX. 

 

She serves as the Web Manager and Digital Host for WEAA. 

 

Instagram: CariMoniqueK

Facebook: Cari Kemp

Email: micarie.kemp@morgan.edu

Photo credit: Gov. Larry Hogan

(BALTIMORE, MD) Maryland is now in Phase 1C of its COVID-19 vaccination distribution plan. 

Marylanders eligible to receive vaccines during this phase are individuals age 65 and older, workers in food and agriculture production, critical manufacturing, public mass transit, grocery stores, veterinary occupations, the U.S. Postal Service, and clergy and their support staff. Officials say public safety and health care workers who were not eligible in earlier phases are also included.v

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(BALTIMORE, MD) Maryland is bracing for a wintry mix Monday evening.

The winter storm warning remains in effect until 7 a.m. Tuesday. 

Officials expect snow accumulations of up to 3 inches and ice accumulations up to four tenths of an inch.

Hazardous conditions are expected to impact the evening and morning commute. 

(BALTIMORE, MD) Police arrested and charged 52-year-old Dwayne Elliott in connection to a shooting that occurred on January 18, in East Baltimore. 

 

Detectives say the shooting occurred around 3 a.m. on East Chase Street. 

 

The 57-year-old victim told police he was inside a residence when he was shot. 

 

Elliott is charged with Attempted 1st Degree Murder. 

 

Police have not released information regarding a motive. 

(BALTIMORE, MD) Governor Larry Hogan and State Superintendent Dr. Karen Salmon are calling on Maryland school systems to return to in-person hybrid learning no later than Monday, March 1.

(BALTIMORE, MD) Thomas V. Mike Miller, Senate President Emeritus, will lie in state in the rotunda of the Maryland State House on Thursday and Friday. 

Miller died at age 78. 

 

In 2019, he announced his battle with prostate cancer. He resigned from his Senate seat in December. 

 

The Democrat was the state's longest-serving Senate president.

Governor Hogan tweeted about the loss of his lifelong friend, 

(BALTIMORE, MD) Morgan State University President Dr. David Wilson was so captivated by inaugural poet Amanda Gorman, he offered her a job on Twitter. 

(WEAA) Farajii Muhammad shares the powerful significance of of the 59th Presidential Inauguration. 

He also reflects on the Capitol riot and former President Donald Trump.

(BALTIMORE, MD) On Wednesday, Baltimore Mayor Brandon Scott announced that  outdoor and indoor dining can resume at 6 a.m. Friday, January 22. 

Outdoor dining will be allowed at 50% capacity. Indoor dining will be limited to 25% capacity.  Both outdoor and indoor dining will be limited to a 1-hour max time limit and restaurants must maintain a sign-in/sign-out sheet for both patrons and staff.

The mayor says he is modifying the city’s COVID-19 mandates in accordance with sustained improvements in key public health indicators.

(WEAA) On Wednesday, Joe Biden was sworn in as the 46th President of the United States of America at the U.S. Capitol. 

Vice President Kamala Harris broke barriers, becoming the first female vice president as well as the first Black woman and first person of South Asian descent to hold the position.

Amanda Gorman also made history as the youngest inaugural poet in U.S. history. The 22-year-old's powerful poem inspired many as she referenced Biblical scripture and at times echoed the oratory of John F. Kennedy and the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.. 

A conversation with Dr. Clayborne Carson, Ph.D., Professor of History at Stanford University, and Director of the Martin Luther King, Jr., Research and Education Institute, on Dr. King's legacy.


(WEAA) On Thursday, Baltimore City Public Schools announced they will expand in-person learning options starting February 16.

Baltimore Teachers Union President Diamonté Brown joined Dr. Kaye to share her reaction to the decision. 


(BALTIMORE, MD) Baltimore City Public Schools will expand in-person learning options starting February 16.  

Dr. Sonja Santelises, the CEO of Baltimore City Public Schools made the announcement Thursday. 

Officials have seen a drastic increase in the number of students receiving failing grades. 

(WEAA) Due to the coronavirus pandemic, events that honor the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. are going virtual. Here is a list of celebrations you can enjoy from the comfort of your own home. 

Happy Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day! 

Dr. Kaye discusses the state of race relations and the impact of COVID-19 on the Black community. 

 

    

Although we strive to achieve the best, sometimes the world's standards and the reality of what we are dealing doesn't add up and it does not equate to failure. 

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