PUBLISHER’S FACT SHEET
Regal Magazine publisher, Todd A. Smith
Award-winning freelance writer Todd A. Smith founded Regal Magazine in November 2006.
Smith became a published writer while attending Eisenhower High School in Houston, Texas.
He began writing professionally in 2000, working for such publications as The Kappa Alpha Psi Journal, YL Magazine, African American News and Issues, and Houston Forward Times.
He earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in English and Political Science from Southern University and a Master of Arts degree in Communications (Journalism) from Texas Southern University. Smith also attended the Thurgood Marshall School of Law for over a year.
Smith is one of those rare publishers who is just as interested in inspiring readers as he is making a few dollars.
The goal of Regal Magazine is to inspire African American men to achieve their goals, despite the obstacles, and to be a vehicle for Black men to discuss social and political issues that are affecting them.
Smith is a member of National Association of Black Journalists, Houston Association of Black Journalists, American Advertising Federation, Houston Film Critics Society and Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc.
In 2010, Smith became an adjunct journalism professor at Texas Southern University, later also teaching communications at Lone Star College. He left the teaching profession in December 2012.
He is also a member of The Church Without Walls in Houston and a member of the church's media ministry.
Smith has also appeared regularly on "Isiah Factor Uncensored," which airs in Houston on KRIV (Fox 26) and nationally on Fox Soul. The publisher discusses political, social and African-American news along with entertainment, athletic and pop culture issues.
In 2018, Smith also made weekly appearances on the radio show "Pursuit of Happiness" on 950 AM in Houston discussing political and social issues.
Below is a list of links to some of Smith's appearances on "Isiah Factor Uncensored."