Roland L. Waddell is a graduate of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He has over 30 years of diversified broadcast, cable and media experience in business development, distribution, marketing and sales. Roland has worked for leading media companies such as, The Weather Channel, The Disney Channel and USA Today. He launched and operated Onyxx Communications, which provides visual communications solutions to corporate and government clients.  The firm is currently developing an episodic television series called “Hidden Heritage” and a history film about George Moses Horton, an African-American poet from North Carolina, the first to be published in the Southern United States.