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October 2005

Friday, October 21, 2005

Hasker Nelson Hasker Nelson Inducted into Society of Professional Journalists Hall of Fame

Hasker Nelson, WCPO's community affairs director and the producer-host of the weekly African-American focused "Black Memo" community affairs program in the 1970s, 80s and 90s, broke color barriers in the broadcasting industry. Hired during a time when few blacks entered newsrooms, Nelson developed and hosted "Black Memo" and made it the longest-running African-American focused program in the U.S.

Source: Society of Professional Journalists/Cincinnati

Posted by Staff on 10/21/05 at 2:08 pm EST

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