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Nancy Bauer

NANCY MARSHALL BAUER

Working well with others and using her creativity to get her work completed, Nancy Marshall Bauer began her career as an elementary school teacher in Madison, Wisconsin, from 1963 to 1966. At the time, she was assigned to teach experimental radio mathematics to her class and became interested in the field herself. She then decided to visit the local radio station on her day off. When she got there, she was made aware that the woman in charge of the station was announcing her retirement. She considered herself to be at the right place at the right time. Ms. Bauer feels fortunate to have enjoyed working with great and enthusiastic people in a field they were pioneering together. After finishing

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CLARA MCLAUGHLIN

Determined to make a difference, Clara McLaughlin has made it her mission to give a voice to the voiceless. She started her communications journey in high school, where she created the first student newsletter and developed an interest in writing and media. After spending a few years in the Navy, Ms. McLaughlin joined the Howard University community as both an employee and a student. Her positions in the dean’s office and the public relations office paved the way for her success at the school. Notably, she was instrumental in initiating the journalism major and the National Black Communications Society at Howard University, and was recognized for outstanding work as the co-editor and editor-in-chief of the Bison Yearbook. Under Ms. McLaughlin’s

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CHERIE K. MACQUEEN

 Well-known for decades of hard work, dedication and success, Cherie MacQueen devoted the majority of her career in broadcasting as a newscaster and sportscaster. Her journey began in 1973, when she joined the U.S. Army and learned broadcasting and personnel administration. Of her eight years in the Army, she spent two years as a personnel specialist in Honolulu, and another three as an administrative specialist in San Francisco. She also served as a radio broadcast journalist in Vincenza, Italy, where television broadcasting had not yet come. ​ After her Army enlistment ended,  Ms. MacQueen went back to work as a civilian at the Armed Forces Radio and TV Service, which provides radio and television to servicemen and women and their

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