TNM News has pioneered the nation’s first and only unbiased marijuana news network that provides news, interviews and education on all things cannabis, as well as survival tips and e-commerce shopping experience.
TNMNews.com provides a balanced approach to cannabis information, with a news/talk radio show and podcast, national marijuana news website and downloadable app focusing on the political, economic, medicinal, scientific, and cultural dimensions of the rapidly evolving, and profoundly controversial, medicinal and recreational marijuana industry.
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Staff and Contributors
Todd Denkin, Host
@tdenkin, started out in the 80’s as an on air disc jockey, and has worked his way through the entertainment industry as a producer, director, editor, writer and literally every other position on a set including on-camera and voice-over talent. Todd became a 30-year show business veteran making TV shows, commercials, infomercials, music videos, films and voice-overs; working at networks, production companies, advertising agencies and even owning his own media companies.
Todd Denkin has worked in the legal cannabis and hemp business for the past 12 years and has built several leading cannabis and hemp companies to success as a C-Level executive. While doing that, Todd Co-Founded and became the host at TNMNews. Todd’s goal has always been to educate the masses about the good and bad in this burgeoning industry. He has always said that good education creates good legislation. Todd has interviewed over 150 luminaries in the marijuana space from patients to politicians, to doctors and CEOs and continues to bring new and interesting guests to the TNMNews audience today. He is recognized as an expert in the cannabis space and consults with various marijuana and hemp companies. Todd has been featured in TV news stories, newspapers and magazines and also co-authored the book Money Matters.
Whether it’s interviewing a celebrities, scientists, patients or politicians, off camera TV announcing, commercials, educational series, interviews, infomercials or live panels and events, Todd’s love for interviewing interesting people and doing voice-overs, along with his expertise in the cannabis industry has made him ‘The Voice of Cannabis’ right here on TNMNews.
Christine Sclafani, Culture Correspondent
@Christine_Sclafani, is an actress and host and has been an anchor and culture correspondent for TNM News for over three years. Christine is an avid marijuana advocate and supports the movement and the benefits cannabis provides for good health.
She also believes in holistic healing over pharmaceuticals when possible. Christine’s reporting includes evolving legislation changes, new dispensaries and cannabis cafes, product reviews with existing and emerging brands, cannabis infused recipes and, interviews of leading cannabis culture figures all things in cannabis culture.
She has covered cannabis and hemp events including WeedCon, CannaCon, CWCBExpo, and High Times Cannabis Cup just to name a few. Christine has covered Cannabis culture in Italy, Spain and Amsterdam and resides in California, the hub of cannabis in the US. Christine is always looking for the best marijuana culture news and has become quite the expert over the past few years.
Edible Dee, Celebrity Cannabis Chef
@EdibleDee was born, Danielle Russell, in Smith Mountain Lake, Virginia. Chef Dee is a woman of many AKA’s…Whether you call her plain ol’ Dee, Chef Dee, @EdibleDee, The Original Sugar Mama or The Happy Chef, Dee has been making infused edibles since 2006. She has a plethora of knowledge when it comes to cooking with cannabis and other plant medicines and that is one of the many reasons she is featured on TNMNews.com. You’ll just have to tune in to see the other reasons! She’s also the “pun queen” of cannabis education.
Chef Dee published her first cannabis cookbook in 2014, The Happy Chef THC, together with world famous hip-hop artist and cannabis activist B-Real of Cypress Hill. Her second book came in 2015 when cannabis was legalized for medical marijuana in the state of Nevada. Of course Chef Dee was involved with the very first cannabis kitchen in Las Vegas, Nevada as Executive Chef and then in 2016, Dee partnered with a Medical Cannabis Research company, and designed their production kitchen and helped with cannabis edible research and formulated their medical product lines. Her third book came out this year, Delic Dishes – The Happy Chef: Edible Dee Guide to Cooking with Psychedelics.
Currently The Happy Chef works as a Cannabis Consultant helping others design their production kitchens, and licensing out her recipes. She also advises on brand development, formulations, compliance and more. She has been a cannabis advocate for decades and has appeared on television and streaming shows like NETFLIX original series “Cooking On High”, Snoop Dogg’s MERRYJANE “Smoke In The Kitchen”, BREAL.TV, and of course our favorite, TNMNews TV. Dee has been featured in Forbes, PR NewsWire , Benzinga, Yahoo Finance, HERB.CO, Hightimes, and many others and is well known as an industry expert. She likes to use her platforms to educate cannabis novices on the science behind the marijuana plant, infused edibles, proper dosing and making your own medicine.
Connor Denkin, Cannabis Journalist
Connor Denkin has been working with TNMNews since 2015. First as a social media manager, then a producer and talent booker and now a journalist with a nose for cannabis news.
Connor has also worked in the cannabis industry since 2016 as the Logistics Manager for Digipath Labs, a cannabis-testing lab in Nevada. He is in charge of organizing and acquiring cannabis product samples from cultivation and production facilities. He is also responsible for on-site facility audits, and training new clients and assisting current clients with Nevada State mandated seed-to-sale software, METRC.
In his free time Connor is the executive producer and host of The Boys Are Back In Town podcast; a look at sports, sex, current events, marijuana and the subtleties of everyday life (which can he heard right here on TNMNews.com). Connor does all this while working towards a journalism degree at the University of Nevada Las Vegas.
Brian Wroblewski, Internet Sales
Brian Wroblewski has been involved in the cannabis industry, by way of paraphernalia since 2008. Brian moved to Vegas in 2015 to expand his e-commerce business and started a cannabis digital marketing consulting firm to help legal marijuana companies grow.
Brian manages all internet advertising sales for TNMNews.com. With almost 20 years experience as an internet marketing professional, Brian knows the best placement to maximize your ROI from your cannabis advertising budget.