Beairshelle Edmé

Journalist, Reporter & Broadcaster
 

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  • SPOTLIGHT: Durham's own, the Freelons
    by Beairshelle Edmé on June 15, 2017 at 9:07 PM
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    Beairshelle Edmé highlights Durham couple, Mr. Phil Freelon, the architect behind NMAAHC and Mrs. Nnenna Freelon, Grammy-nominated jazz singer. Both have impacted the arts across the country.

  • SPOTLIGHT: André Leon Talley
    by Beairshelle Edmé on July 24, 2018 at 8:50 PM
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    Beairshelle Edmé sits down one-on-one with Durham native, André Leon Talley to talk fashion, culture, and African-American history.

  • Why Shooters Shoot? Examining Indy's Rec...
    by Beairshelle Edmé on August 1, 2022 at 12:38 PM
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    In two reports, FOX59's Beairshelle Edmé explores Indianapolis' most deadly year for homicides. In this 1st investigation, she learns why shooters shoot by asking Hoosier ex-felons that question. A local sociologist, once a former law enforcement officer, also describes the one commonality among Indy shooters as homicides hit an all-time record in 2021

  • 'It's terrifying!' Far east side violenc...
    by Beairshelle Edmé on August 1, 2022 at 12:41 PM
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    In two reports, FOX59's Beairshelle Edmé explores Indianapolis' most deadly year for homicides. In this 2nd report, she goes to the far Eastside where Indianapolis Hoosiers are in the crossfires of bullets the most. She goes one-on-one at four Hoosiers' homes & finds out why their councilwoman says preventing crime, 'isn't her role.'

  • Pandemic leads to increased mass shootin...
    by Beairshelle Edmé on August 1, 2022 at 12:34 PM
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    Beairshelle Edmé investigates and finds Indianapolis falls under national trend of increased mass shootings.

  • "There's Life After Dope!"
    by Beairshelle Edmé on August 1, 2022 at 12:58 PM
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    Statewide opioid deaths are climbing in 2021, most harshly in Central Indiana. Fox59's Beairshelle Edmé speaks to a new mom who overdosed. The Hoosier explains what temptations the pandemic has brought on for her and others in recovery. Beairshelle also presses the state's drug czar for its plan to address this growing community crisis. Exclusive digital mental health questionnaire & web extra: https://fox59.com/news/pandemic-fuels...

  • Roadblocks to Hoosier Health Series
    by Beairshelle Edmé on August 1, 2022 at 1:00 PM
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    In a 3-part Emmy award-winning series, FOX59's Beairshelle Edmé explores several health disparities and how they exasperate the Covid-19 pandemic. In the 1st report, she learns Hoosiers of color made up the majority of early coronavirus deaths, though these Hoosiers make up a small segment of Indiana's population. She asks local hospital systems if and how they'll address this racial disparity.

    In the 2nd report, she identifies the three things leading to Indiana's rural healthcare limitations.

    In the 3rd and final report, she discovers lawmakers failed to act on their promise to address pharmacy deserts. Her questions led to a renewed commitment for legislation in the next General Assembly session. 4 months after this report, the senator she pressed for answers filed SB319 to tackle pharmacy deserts. Lawmakers are now debating it.

  • 1st & 2nd gen Black docs break barriers
    by Beairshelle Edmé on August 1, 2022 at 12:24 PM
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    Black Hoosiers have excelled in every field, which includes medicine. They did so especially in eras where Black Americans were not allowed to seek care at most hospitals. FOX59's Beairshelle Edmé explores the success of a 1st and 2nd generation doctors who broke barriers and made history in Indiana.

  • 1-on-1 with Olympic medalist, Lynna Irby...
    by Beairshelle Edmé on August 1, 2022 at 12:22 PM
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    FOX59's Beairshelle Edmé goes one-on-one with gold medal Olympian Lynna Irby after coming home from Tokyo. Her return to Pike Township was met with a homecoming worthy the local alumna. The 21-year-old track star is not only an Olympian, but now a 2X Olympic medalist.

  • Cost of Excessive Force: $16 Million & C...
    by Beairshelle Edmé on August 1, 2022 at 12:48 PM
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    FOX59's Beairshelle Edmé investigates what local taxpayers pay for Indianapolis Metro Police Department's excessive force. After a FOIA for 5 years of every IMPD settlement & research of 117 cases, she learned Hoosiers pay 6X more than the city budgets for these settlements. Hear from a 2020 excessive force plaintiff & the police chief on policy changes. The investigation also includes digital, exclusive profiles of IMPD's top 12 settlement cases from 2015-2020.

    INVESTIGATIVE/RESEARCH DOCUMENTS : https://drive.google.com/drive/folder..

    DIGITAL EXCLUSIVES: https://fox59.com/news/impd-settlemen...

  • A Deadly 9-1-1 Crisis Response; A Suicid...
    by Beairshelle Edmé on August 1, 2022 at 12:44 PM
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    FOX59's Beairshelle Edmé explores a former deputy's claim that a local man's suicide was preventable, but that officers failed him. She asks IMPD brass why dispatched officers left without assisting, which is department protocol. Her questions reveal holes in both state law and the department's understaffed mental health team. She also speaks to family who were on scene minutes before this suicide.


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