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First Thursday of the month at 7:30 pm on Channel 10.1
Milwaukee PBS

Black Nouveau | Sheriff-Elect Lucas/MLK Speechwriter

[Original Airdate: January 3, 2019]

Black Nouveau interviews Milwaukee County Sheriff-Elect Earnell Lucas; presents one of the MLK Speechwriting Contest Winners; and visits "The San Quentin Prison Project" at the Milwaukee Art Museum.

35th Annual MLK Celebration
Sunday, January 20, 2019
Marcus Center, 1 pm
Free and Open to the Public

"The San Quentin Project: Nigel Poor and the Men of San Quentin State

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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