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Title: Reporter

Professional Experience: My career began in News Radio. During the past 30 years I've worked as a Radio Reporter and Anchor, TV Reporter, Anchor,  Photographer, Editor, and Producer, and as a Newspaper Reporter.

Awards/Recognition: The Gabriel Award for outstanding news reporting, The National Association of Black Journalist Award for excellence in news reporting. The Hal Walton Journalism Award from the American Cancer Society.

Education: B.S. Fine Arts - Journalism - Central Michigan University: Poynter Institute Graduate: International Radio and Television Society, New York City Graduate: 

Hobbies and Interests: Church, Sports, Traveling, Photography

Community Involvement: NAACP, Omega Psi Phi, National Association Of Black Journalist. School Speaker Series. Church Announcment team.

Favorite Book: The Bible

Favorite Movie: Imitation of Life

What I Love most About Memphis: People and Weather

Most Interesting Assignment: Million Man March

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