How to nail a virtual job interview
We talked to a career counselor to find out how to navigate the new virtual job interview world. There are specific things you can do to help the interview go more smoothly. Virtual job interviews became necessary during the COVID-19 pandemic this past year, and now it appears these kinds of interviews are not going anywhere any time soon. Watch the video to learn what you can do to nail your interviews. More: Jobs news
Interview with Todd Nissen of Ford Motor Company Fund about America’s Thanksgiving Parade partnership
Todd Nissen is the director of communications for Ford Motor Company Fund. He joined us this Thanksgiving to talk about the fund’s partnership with “America’s Thanksgiving Parade.”Watch here. More coverage: America’s Thanksgiving Parade special section
Hour-long ‘Flashpoint’ Sunday with U.S. Senate candidates Gary Peters and John James
WDIV-Local 4′s Devin Scillian will anchor an hour-long “Flashpoint” Sunday at 10 a.m. with Democratic Sen. Gary Peters and Republican John James, both U.S. Senate candidates in the upcoming election. The interviews will be done individually and cover a wide range of issues. WDIV-Local 4 and ClickOnDetroit will continue to bring viewers/users the most comprehensive political coverage throughout the election and beyond. In addition to WDIV’s on-air coverage, ClickOnDetroit will be working continuously during election season to bring users up-to-date information as it comes in. “Flashpoint” airs Sundays at 10 a.m. on Local 4.
Watch: One-on-one with Kamala Harris’ husband Douglas Emhoff
Rhonda Walker talked to Douglas Emhoff, husband to Democratic vice presidential nominee Kamala Harris, about his time spent campaigning in Michigan. In this interview, Emhoff discusses his Jewish faith, his visit to Flint, what he’s learned from his wife, and more. Watch the full one-on-one interview above. Related: Sen. Kamala Harris talks about trying to earn Michiganders' support during campaign in Detroit
Michigan Gov. Whitmer addresses Biden, Trump events, social distancing, mask mandate
During a live interview Wednesday morning on Local 4 News Today, Whitmer right away addressed both scheduled visits to Michigan from presidential candidates Joe Biden and Trump. Biden is scheduled to speak in Warren on Wednesday while Trump is scheduled to speak Thursday in Freeland, near Saginaw. Whitmer said she is concerned about how well attendees at the events will follow social distancing and mask-wearing safety measures amid the coronavirus pandemic. She said she was particularly concerned about the Trump event because of what she’s seen happening at such events in other states. “I’ve been talking with the Biden campaign and I know that they have plans to observe all of our executive orders, social distancing and mask wearing," said Whitmer.
Metro Detroit native Tommee Profitt discusses career, debut single and more
DETROIT Metro Detroit native and producer Tommee Profitt spoke with Local 4 about his career, the release of his debut single and more. Profitt made his debut as a solo recording artist in July with the release of his new single, Faking Love (ft. Jung Youth & NAWAS).Read the full interview with Tommee Profitt below:What first got you interested in the music business? How involved were you with the music video for Faking Love? Is it what you envisioned when you were creating the song? Then my plan is to create more singles and music like Faking Love and eventually do an album, hopefully next year. Watch the music video for Faking Love below:The music video was directed by Patrick Tohill and inspired by Black Mirror.
Getting up to speed with a Detroit reality star!
Earlier this year, a new kind of dating show on Netflix took America by storm. The experiment proved successful for two of those people Cameron Hamilton and Detroit native Lauren Speed, now Lauren Speed-Hamilton. Lauren and Cameron met, fell in love and got married on show. Lauren wanted to talk to her hometown, so she joined Tati Amare via Skype to share about her experience on the dating show. Lauren also revealed what she misses most about the D. Find out what it is in the video above.
Dakota Fanning talks about her new show, a sequel to The Alienist
Once Upon a Time in Hollywood, I am Sam, Man of Fire, Coraline, its an impressive list of movies make up just a part of Dakota Fannings acting resume. She burst into the acting world at a young age and made a name for herself over the years. Now, Dakota Fanning is starring in a new series which is the sequel to the Emmy Award-winning show, The Alienist. The new series is called The Alienist: Angel of Darkness and, just like its predecessor, it is based on a crime novel by Caleb Carr. Fanning is reprising her role as Sarah Howard, who is now a private detective trying to make a name for herself. Dakota Fanning joined host Jason Carr live over Skype to talk about the show and what shes learned from working with Academy Award-winning actors like Denzel Washington and Brad Pitt.
Extended cut: Evrod Cassimy talks with fathers on raising Black sons in America
It’s difficult watching what’s happened to Black men in our country. Many young Black men are taught by their parents how some people in the world might view them and the things they should do in hopes of staying safe. Local 4′s Evrod Cassimy sat down with three Black fathers about how and when they have this difficult conversation with their sons. Watch the full extended cut of the interview in the video player above. Watch Local 4′s ‘Spirit of Detroit: Fulfilling the Dream’ Special live here at 10 p.m. Tuesday, where we continue the discussion on racism in America.