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Black Nouveau | Program | #2702

[Original Airdate: November 1, 2018]

Black Nouveau takes a tour of the "No Studio," Yamiche Alcindor, White House Correspondent for the PBS Newshour talks about voter suppression; Kennita Hickman, Curator for Catera discusses efforts to get young voters to the polls; we discuss ways to help the homeless during the holiday season; and native Milwaukeean George Tillman, Jr. discusses his latest film

This award-winning program offers messages that promote positive images, interviews and profiles of African-American movers and shakers.

Black Nouveau is produced by Everett Marshburn and Liddie Collins
Meet the show host - Joanne Williams

Joanne Williams has been in television for more than half of her life.

Her career began in high school when she hosted the teen talk show on Milwaukee's WAWA. Two weeks after graduating with honors from Northwestern University, she started working for multiple networks in the Milwaukee and Chicago area.

Today, she is the host and segment producer for Milwaukee PBS' Black Nouveau which won awards from the National Association of Black Journalists in 2012 and won the Bronze award from the Milwaukee Press Club for Best Documentary or news special for the program "Harry Kemp: The Photography Man".

Joanne was also a regional director on the board of the National Association of Black Journalists, a founding member of the Wisconsin Black Media Association, past president of the Milwaukee Press Club and has served on many boards and committees of agencies in Milwaukee and nationally including the Milwaukee Tennis and Education Foundation and the Foundation board of Ten Chimneys. She is a member of the Milwaukee Press Club Hall of Fame and a Silver Circle honoree in 2009.
Host Joanne Williams
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