Black Press Award Presented at the White House

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  Author and political analyst Earl Ofari Hutchinson won the prestigious Black Press Radio Magazine Columnist of the Year Award for 2011. The awards ceremony will held be at the White House November 15. It is the first time that the White House has officially held an awards ceremony for black press award winners. The dozens of nominees in all categories of the media profession were the best and brightest in American journalism and media communications. Hutchinson salutes the magazine for its influence in promoting and enhancing the work of African-American print and electronic media professionals nationally and globally.

“The Black Press All-Star awards presentation is solid recognition of the major influence and importance of the black press and African-American media professionals in the nation’s media life, “says Hutchinson, “Equally important the awards recognize and honor the achievements and the tireless work of African-American journalists, reporters, TV and radio professionals in reporting, making and shaping the nation’s vital news and issues.”

Earl Ofari Hutchinson is an author and political analyst. He is a weekly co-host of the Al Sharpton Show on American Urban Radio Network. He is the author of How Obama Governed: The Year of Crisis and Challenge. He is an associate editor of
New America Media. He is host of the weekly Hutchinson Report Newsmaker Hour on KTYM Radio Los Angeles streamed on podcast on and on

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