Cash Michaels is an award winning journalist, filmmaker and broadcaster. He currently writes and reports weekly for five African-American newspapers across North Carolina. Michaels has also produced several social justice films through his CashWorks HD Productions in Cary, NC., including “The Legacy of Mary Alice Jervay Thatch;” “LPHC: From the Sin of Slavery to Winning Souls for Christ;”“Al: My Brother” (which was just donated to the Civil Rights Movement Archive), “Obama in North Carolina: the Path to History,” and “Pardons of Innocence: The Wilmington Ten.”
He is currently working with the Wilmington Journal Breakfast Club, a community service group, to sponsor a symposium commemorating the 125th Anniversary of the 1898 Wilmington Massacre.
Michaels is married to his wife of twenty-one years, Markita, and they have two daughters - the youngest, KaLa, is now a third-year student at Yale University; and the oldest, Tiffany, is an alumna with an MBA from the University of Maryland at College Park.
Michaels is a native of Brooklyn, NY.