Award Winning Television Journalist to Visit UK
LEXINGTON, Ky. (April 21, 2014) — The Department of Communication at the University of Kentucky College of Communication and Information is partnering with UK's Martin Luther King Center to present award-winning television journalist, Jeff Johnson, at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 22, at Memorial Hall on UK's campus.
Johnson is a weekly commentator on the nationally syndicated Tom Joyner Morning Show tackling issues on politics, entertainment and social policy. Johnson is also chairman and CEO of the Jeff Johnson Institute for Urban Development, a solutions based institution currently leading a five-year project to recruit and develop 80,000 black male teachers. He regularly provides commentary for publications and other media such as CNN, MSNBC, BET, EbonyJet, and Huffington Post.
The event, supported by a grant from the College of Communication and Information’s Diversity Fund, is free and open to the public.
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