WBMA's 3rd Annual Honoring Our Own Awards Luncheon

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  • Milwaukee, WI
  • Mar 06, 2018
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Event Description

The Wisconsin Black Media Association, Inc. is proud to present the 3rd Annual Honoring Our Own Awards Luncheon. This year's "Honoring our Own" will pay tribute to 4 longtime Milwaukeejournalists who have forged the way through their professional excellence andcommitment to the community.Our honorees include: James Causey - Journalist of the year Award.His work "What happened to us? " - Causey's class 50-Year ache celebrates 50th anniversary of city's fair housing marches all great examples of his work in 2017. Greg Stanford- Legacy Award founding member of WBMA spent many years as a columnist at the Journal Sentinel.Hisvoice inspired our Journalist of the year to get into journalism. Clayborn Benson III - Eric Von Community Award Clayborn a former photojournalist took his passion for documenting and preserving history toopen the Wisconsin Black Historical Society. His commitment and dedicationto the community has had a positive impact on the community at large. Elise Grant - Media Professional Award - for more than 30 years she was one of the first African American employees to work at TODAY'S TMJ4 newsroom. She has dedicated her career to getting great video on air. Would you so support us by purchasing a table or placing an adin our program? Your donation istax deductible as we are a 501(c) (3)organization. A portion of your donation will help fund scholarships for future journalists. Youre gift is not onlya tribute to those making a difference, you will be investing in our future.Thanks in advance for supporting our mission and our youth! Sincerely,President Shannon Sims

Event Date

Apr 29, 2018