Mary C. Curtis to Present in November
Journalist and political commentator Mary C. Curtis will be speaking at our monthly meeting on Tuesday, November 19 at 7:00 p.m. Join us as she discusses her transition from a print journalist to a multi-media professional without losing her passion. Curtis will share from her personal experience in covering politics, culture and race.
Mary C. Curtis contributes to The Washington Post's "She the People" blog, TheGrio.com, TheRoot.com, NPR, Women's Media Center and Creative Loafing, where she wrote a weekly column on the 2012 Democratic National Convention in Charlotte. She also appears weekly on TV's "WCCB News Rising Charlotte." She was national correspondent for AOL's PoliticsDaily.com, covering politics, race and culture. Curtis has worked at The New York Times, Charlotte Observer, Baltimore Sun, Arizona Daily Star and Associated Press. Other venues include: CNN, MSNBC, Newsweek/Daily Beast TV, Essence.com and Heart & Soul magazine. A 2006 Nieman Fellow at Harvard University, Curtis was chosen for the Kiplinger Program in Public Affairs, journalism's first social media fellowship, in 2011. She received the 2013, 2012 and 2010 Clarion Award from the Association for Women in Communications for online columns.