The Department of Communication and Journalism presents the MediaMasters Lecture Series featuring Jonathan Martin, National Correspondent for Al Jazeera America Network on Monday, March 12, at 6 p.m. in the Ezell Center, room 301.
This event is free and open to the public. Free pizza will be served.
Jonathan Martin is an award-winning broadcast journalist who started his career as a reporter at the CBS affiliate in Augusta, Georgia. Martin then spent six years as a reporter and anchor at WSMV Channel 4 News in Nashville. Last year, Martin joined the new national TV network, Al Jazeera America, where he works as a national correspondent based in the southeast. Martin is an Atlanta native and graduate of Auburn University. He is also the president of the Nashville Association of Black Journalists. He spends a lot of his time volunteering with various youth organizations, including the Boys & Girls Clubs and Big Brothers Big Sisters of Middle Tennessee.
The MediaMasters Speaker Series honors communications professionals whose body of work stands as a model and inspiration for the next generation.