Mekeisha Madden Toby

Mekeisha Madden Toby is a Los Angeles–based journalist who fell in love with books and words as a small child. The Detroit native, wife, and mother has covered television and the entertainment industry for 18 years for outlets such as Essence, MSN TV, the Los Angeles Times, The Detroit News, espnW, TV Guide,,, and People Magazine. Check out her podcast, which she records at NPR West, at