- The first woman to broadcast radio news in Chicago
- The first African American woman to anchor a major television network evening newscast
- The first woman or minority to be the sole moderator of a presidential debate
Carole Simpson has been a pioneer for both women and minorities in the vital field of journalism. Now, her blog is an effort to comment on the news of today in the context of her 40 years in news, and her last five years in journalism education.
Until now, she has remained somewhat discreet about her own personal views. Now, she believes it is time to share her insights on the news.
Carole Simpson has reported on — and walked alongside –Martin Luther King as he marched. She helped anchor ABC News’ live coverage of the release of Nelson Mandela from his 27-year imprisonment. She covered the US Congress.
To find out more about her remarkable story, read about her memoir, NewsLady.
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