Markette Sheppard is an EMMY award-winning journalist and bestselling author of the children's books, WHAT IS LIGHT? and MY RAINY DAY ROCKET SHIP (Simon & Schuster/Denene Millner Books).
Markette won an Emmy award for her role as host and moderator of a morning show on the CBS affiliate in Washington, DC. Markette has been featured on top-rated national morning shows as a lifestyle expert, including NBC's TODAY Show, VH1's Big Morning Buzz Live and ABC’s Live! with Kelly.
Markette is also founder of Glow Stream TV, a digital platform that empowers women and minority-led businesses to market their products and services through engaging videos hosted by Markette.
She earned her M.A. degree in interactive journalism from American University in Washington, DC and a B.A. in communications & French from California State University Dominguez Hills.