Diane N. Taylor is a wife, a mother and an entrepreneur. Mrs. Taylor has over seven years of experience in broadcast journalism in television, radio and newspaper mediums. She has a Bachelor’s Degree in Broadcast/Journalism from Morgan State University and a Master’s in Technical and Professional Communications from East Carolina University.
Mrs. Taylor transitioned to Public Health in 2002. After years as a certified Substance Abuse Prevention Professional Mrs. Taylor added author to her repertoire. Her book A Game of Faith – The Story of Negro League Baseball Player Carl Long in 2013 was the beginning of her business Taylor Made Publishing.
Taylor Made Publishing, LLC is a full-service book publishing company that specializes in helping steer authors from manuscript to print. Her focus is diverse children’s literature and has garnered much success including featured authors at ESSENCE, Yahoo News, TODAY show online, Huffington Post, Teen Vogue and a host of others. Increasing literacy among young minority readers is at the forefront of everything Taylor Made creates.
In addition to her publishing business, Mrs. Taylor is a community advocate and motivational speaker and volunteers to serve on numerous boards including Vidant Medical Center Board of Trustees and Pitt Community College Small Business Advisory Committee. Her hope is to lend her expertise and create the change she wishes to see in her community. Mrs. Taylor currently resides in Greenville, NC with her husband Garrett and their two children, Morgan and Garrett M.