Slav Kandyba

Writer-Editor-Journalist - Business Focus

United States

Experienced reporter, with experienced investigating municipal corruption, profile writing of business personalities, and general business news and trends. In 2020, completed two marketing assistant stints, incluing one where I turned in a 90-page book manuscript in four weeks, and wrote quotes speculating about the Biden administration's cryptocurrencies policy formation, published verbatim in Forbes.

TikTok CEO to Testify Before Congress Over Privacy Concerns, Child Users, Ties to Chinese...

TikTok CEO Shou Zi Chew has agreed to appear and testify before a House Energy and Commerce Committee on March 23, according to the committee Chair Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-Wash). According to an official announcement on the committee's website, Chew will testify "on TikTok's consumer privacy and data security practices, the platforms' impact on kids, and their relationship with the Chinese Communist Party."

Netflix Partners With GM and Will Ferrell for Electric Vehicles

Get ready to see an abundance of General Motors' electric vehicles popping up in your favorite Netflix programming. The Detroit automaker and the video-streaming service announced Thursday that a fleet of EVs will be seen in popular Netflix series as part of a "strategic alliance," and the two companies launched the initiative with a Will Ferrell-starring Super Bowl ad.

NBC News
College Friends Weigh In On Marshawn Lynch's Media Tactics

Marshawn Lynch is about as far from a media darling as one can get. But the shunning of reporters after games that yielded a $100,000 fine from the NFL has snowballed into a viral Super Bowl press conference with meme-worthy quotables - "I am only here so I don't get fined" - and a buzz around Lynch's brand "Beast Mode."

Peter Chernin's The North Road Company Secures $150 Million From Qatar

The Qatar Investment Authority, among the top 10 of the world's richest sovereign wealth funds, is investing $150 million into Peter Chernin-led The North Road Company to push its growth. Launched in July 2022 and backed by more than $800 million in U.S. private equity, the studio's releases include Ford v.

Antelope Valley Press
Lancaster civic leader dies in crash

LANCASTER - Shannon McDonald, a civic leader and commissioner of the Lancaster's Architectural and Design board, died at the Antelope Valley Hospital from injuries sustained in a two-vehicle westside collision Saturday afternoon. She was 43. Robert Wells, of Lancaster, the driver of a full-sized Dodge pickup that collided with McDonald's Chevy Suburban around 12:45 p.m.

Creative Content Studio 3AM Launches L.A.-Based TikTok Studio (Exclusive)

Creative content studio 3AM, part of entertainment marketing firm Wild Card Creative Group, is launching a new TikTok studio to give clients access to "world-class, bespoke solutions and support the creator class," the company announced Thursday. The Los Angeles-based 3AM TikTok studio will cater to creators and digital marketing teams looking to find and grow fan engagement.

Antelope Valley Press
Deputies seize more than $150,000 worth of stolen printer ink

PALMDALE - A nearly three-month long investigation into thefts from Target and OfficeMax stores across three states has led to an arrest and the seizure of more than $150,000 worth of printer ink and toner, according to a Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department detective.