Listee Features — Broadcast Journalism

Justine Toms


After earning a Bachelor of Education from Auburn University in 1967, Justine Willis Toms, DHL, began her career as a teacher in an all-Black school in Sylacauga, Alabama. In 1973, she founded the New Dimensions Foundation, a nonprofit educational organization through which she launched New Dimensions Radio. Since then, Ms. Toms has blossomed as an executive director, creative producer and host, developing a wellspring of expertise in close listening and interview skills. Some of the most notable award-winning radio series to come out of New Dimensions include “An Open Life: Joseph Campbell in Conversation With Michael Toms,” “Deep Ecology in the 21st Century,” “Bioneers: Revolution From the Heart of Nature” and “In Her Company: Deep Dialogues With Women of Wisdom.”

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Anna Jihyun You


An acclaimed media journalist, announcer, New York correspondent and anchorwoman in the United States and the Republic of Korea, Anna J. You, PhD, has excelled with several media networks, including the Seoul Broadcasting System, the Munhwa Broadcasting Corporation, the Educational Broadcasting System, SBS CNBC and the CNBC Global Network. Additionally, she served as a spokesperson and press secretary for numerous international sporting events such as the 2014 Incheon Asian Games, the 2015 Gyungbuk Munkyung World Military Games, the 2015 Gwangju Universiade, the Sixth CISM World Games, the 2018 Pyeongchang Winter Olympics and the 2019 Chungju World Martial Arts Masterships. Today, Dr. You channels her vast expertise into her work as a communications expert and media journalist with the YOU Creative

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Nancy 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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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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 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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