Special Presentation - Journalism: Then & Now (The people and experiences encountered over four decades)
Name: Special Presentation - Journalism: Then & Now (The people and experiences encountered over four decades)
Date: May 25, 2018
Time: 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM EDT
Please join OLLI at UVa for a special presentation - it's free and open to the public! Joe Junod will talk about life as a journalist and the many ways the journalism profession has changed over the years. He will also share anecdotes about the amazing array of people he encountered in a career spanning four decades as a newspaper reporter. Hear about his encounters with Al Neuharth, founder of USA TODAY, newspaperman Joe Collins, and Garland Gaither, entrepreneur extraordinaire, among others. Joe Junod spent 40+ years in the newspaper business as a reporter, editor, and senior corporate executive. For the final 15 years of his career he led a Fortune 100 company’s customer service and quality improvement efforts. He founded the company’s Leadership Academy, which trained hundreds of mid-level supervisors and managers to take on executive roles. He is the author of INK: A Life in Letters, available on Amazon.