Wednesday, January 23, 2008
Stacy Brown to give keynote address at Black History Month dinner
Stacy Brown, City Hall reporter for the Times-Tribune of Scranton, will be giving the keynote address at Lackawanna College's Black History Month dinner on Feb. 28. Cost is $45 per person, $80 per couple or $450 per table. Email email@example.com for details. Brown's full bio, from the press release: "Stacy Brown, featured in the latest edition of Melanian News (Scranton's black newspaper) is the author of the upcoming New Orleans' Jazz biography series and the writer of the drama, "Chicago Times." He is a multiple award winning journalist who currently works for the Times-Tribune. Recently, he was recognized with a Managing Editor's Spot News Award from the Associated Press for his work on an $11 million federal art heist at the Everhart Museum and named NEPA's best journalist of 2007 by Electric City readers. He has previously worked for the Los Angeles Times in its groundbreaking community news division, the Los Angeles Daily News and remains a freelance analyst for NBC News and a contributor to the entertainment magazine Exit Weekly. Stacy has co-authored two exciting biographies, Blind Faith: The Miraculous Journey of Lula Hardaway, Stevie Wonder's Mother (2002), which was named one of Essence Magazine's top 10 biographies of the year and Michael Jackson: The Man Behind The Mask, An Insider's Account of the King of Pop, which was named one of the top biographies of 2005 by The Final Call newspaper. He regularly appears on MSNBC and has also appeared on the Today Show, Dateline NBC, Imus In The Morning, The Wendy Williams Experience, Showbiz Tonight, Catherine Crier Live, The BBC, The Abrams Report, The Big Idea With Donny Deutsch, Countdown With Keith Olbermann, Fox News Channel's The Big Show as well as BET Nightly News and MTV."