Five women in media will be honored for their contributions as journalists in the community on Thursday, Feb. 6, 11:30 a.m., at the DeKalb History Center in downtown Decatur.
On Common Ground News’ Valerie J. Morgan, Crossroads News Jennifer Ffrench Parker, radio personality Rashan Ali, Channel 11’s Karyn Greer and former State Sen. Steen Miles, who used to work for Channel 11, at the history center’s “Honoring Women in the Media” event.
The seventh annual celebration, hosted during Black History Month, honors African Americans who are making a difference in the community and leaving a legacy in journalism.
“This is always an exciting event where we recognize just some of our current African American leaders who are impacting our local history,” said History Center Executive Director Melissa Forgey.
The Champion Newspaper Publisher Carolyn Glenn,will serve as Mistress of