Ernest Owens is a seasoned journalist, radio personality, and author who most recently worked as an editor-at-large and columnist for Philadelphia Magazine. He hosts the weekly podcast Ernestly Speaking! and works as an adjunct professor at Cheyney University. He is also president of the Philadelphia Association of Black Journalists. In February, he published the book 'The Case for Cancel Culture' with St. Martin’s Press. His freelance work has appeared in such places as CNN, NBC News, USA Today, MTV, Huffington Post, and Rolling Stone, among others.