Aug 7 2017
03:29 pm

Four honored by TN Journalism Hall of Fame

The 2017 Honorees are:

STEPHEN LEON ALLIGOOD-Reporter Nashville Banner and The Tennessean, Covered 101st Airborne in Afghanistan as an embedded reporter, winner of national, regional and state awards, presently Associate Professor of Journalism, MTSU.

THOMAS (TOM) EDWARD HUMPHREY, III-Retired Nashville Bureau-Chief, Knoxville, Sentinel and contributing editor for the Tennessee Journal. Currently edits a popular blog and writes a weekly column for the News Sentinel. Covered Capitol Hill politics for almost 40 years. Originally from United Press International. Graduate Nashville School of Law.

LARRY “WOODROW” WOODY-Retired sports writer for The Tennessean, three-time Tennessee Sports Writer of the Year, author of several books, Vietnam Combat Reporter and member of the Martin Methodist College Sports Hall of Fame, 2001-2002 class.

DON WHITEHEAD-First African American radio news broadcaster, WLAC- Radio, Nashville, Tennessee. A 1967 graduate of Tennessee State University, the young African-American Radio Journalist became a voice for the people throughout the south using the radio airways to encourage black youth to attend school emphasizing the importance of education.

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Richly deserved.

Richly deserved.

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