Insights from a Trailblazer

Dr. Shelley Stewart, founder of o2ideas as well as the founder and president of the Mattie C. Stewart Foundation, joined us at our March 9, 2017 meeting. He talked to us about how he overcame impoverished beginnings and family tragedies as a child and eventually became one of Birmingham’s best-known radio personalities and one of

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Mike Royer

Veteran broadcaster and WVUA 23 Managing Editor Mike Royer joined us for our January 2017 meeting, where he talked about the broadcasting industry and his new role as a managing editor.

Mom ’N’ I Publishing/American Advertising Federation Tuscaloosa Diversity Scholarship Recipient

Congratulations to De’Ja Stevens, recipient of the Mom ’N’ I Publishing/American Advertising Federation Tuscaloosa Diversity Scholarship. Pictured left to right are AAFT Diversity Committee Chairperson Tasha Washington, NaTa’sha Black, De’Ja, Mom ’N’ I Publishing, LLC co-owner Mary Sood and AAFT President Tabitha Bostick. AAFT Diversity Committee members include Washington, Black, Sood, Bostick, Patricia Cade, Kokeithia

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Josh Loebner Speaks on Advertising and Disability

AAF Tuscaloosa and PRCA of West Alabama welcomed Josh Loebner, the Director of Strategy for Knoxville-based advertising agency Designsensory in October. He is the author of the blog, advertisinganddisability.com and is a noted speaker and resource for journalists and industry leaders, most recently featured as an industry expert in New Mobility magazine’s cover story on advertising

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