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The HistoryMakers video oral history with Ronnie Agnew [electronic resource].

Other Title:
History Makers video oral history with Ronnie Agnew
Ronnie Agnew
Publication:
Chicago, Illinois : The HistoryMakers, [2016]
Format/Description:
Video
1 online resource (6 video files (2 hr., 57 min., 17 sec.)) : sound, color.
Subjects:
African Americans -- Interviews.
Agnew, Ronnie -- Interviews.
Form/Genre:
Oral histories.
Internet videos.
System Details:
digital
video file
Summary:
Executive editor and executive director Ronnie Agnew was born in Saltillo, Mississippi in 1963, where he grew up. He received his B.A. degree in English from the University of Mississippi in 1984. Before graduating, Agnew was hired at a newspaper at The Greenwood Commonwealth in Greenwood, Mississippi. Agnew then moved to Ohio, where he worked for the Cincinnati Enquirer. In 1993, he was appointed managing editor of The Hattiesburg American; and promoted to the same role at The Clarion-Ledger in Jackson, Mississippi. In 2002, he was promoted to executive editor, the first African American in that position. Agnew became executive director of Mississippi Public Broadcasting in 2011. In 2015, Agnew was elected Professional Vice Chair of the Association of Public Television Stations. Agnew was also a judge for the Pulitzer Prize four times and was awarded the Silver Em by the University of Mississippi Meek School of Journalism.
Participant:
Denise Gines, interviewer.
Credits:
Videographer, Matthew Hickey.
Notes:
Recorded Jackson, Mississippi 2017 May 25.
Contributor:
Agnew, Ronnie, interviewee.
Gines, Denise, interviewer.
Hickey, Matthew, director of photography.
HistoryMakers (Video oral history collection), production company.
OCLC:
998760261
Access Restriction:
Restricted for use by site license.
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