Somewhere in the Middle with Michele Barard welcomes Denise August, author of If Only I Knew Then What I Know Now
Denise M. August is the youngest of five born to Lottie & Alfred August in Los Angeles, CA. The family later moved to Oakland, CA, where she grew up and developed an interest in dance, music, and entertainment. She holds an Associate of Arts Degree in Human Services.
Denise is a single mother of two and a proud grandmother of five. She has worked in television broadcasting with Fox Channel 2 and ABC Channel 7 news. She has spent the last 20 years working for Contra Costa County CCTV and Employment and Human Services.
Denise August’s first book, “If I Only Knew Then, What I Know Now,” is a God-inspired autobiography depicting how God guided her through the various challenges of her life. Denise was crowned the “2014 Christian Woman of The Year” in Sacramento, CA by the National Council of Negro Women, Inc. & “2016 Woman of Valor” in Richmond, CA by the Iota Chapter of the Beta Pi Sigma Sorority. She also has been recognized by the Mayor of Sacramento, Assemblymen, a State Senator, and the Sacramento Board of Supervisors.