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Contact Angelo   One creative mind, one off-center idea, one Pulitzer prize. Angelo Henderson is a writer, speaker, radio host, and media consultant who is ready to share his expertise as a speaker at your next event.
Branding In Detroit, I’ve watched the newspapers cut deliveries to three days a week and lay off my friends and former colleagues. And across the nation, pink slips are flying and more journalists are unemployed or underemployed. We shouldn’t be surprised. Since 2001, newspapers have lost nearly 10,000 journalists. While Latinos, Asians and Native Americans have made staffing gains in that time, the share of African-Americans has dropped 18.3%. In this decade, minority staffing in television has remained flat and, in radio, has dropped nearly 4% over the decade.
Winner of the Pulitzer Prize   Working as deputy Detroit bureau chief of the Wall Street Journal, Angelo B. Henderson was honored with the 1999 Pulitzer Prize for distinguished feature writing. His dramatic narrative detailed the lives affected by an attempted drugstore robbery that ended in the robber’ s death. The Pulitzer Prize, the most prestigious award given for journalistic excellence, is presented annually by Columbia University in New York City. He is the 22nd African American to win this award since its inception in 1917. He joins the ranks of literary giants Toni Morrison, Alice Walker and the late Gwendolyn Brooks.
Biography News radio host. Writer. Freelancer. Media consultant. Freelancer. Media consultant. Former National Association of Black Journalists (NABJ) national officer and board member as well as chapter president. A success in the newsroom and the world outside it. Angelo B. Henderson, a print and broadcast journalist for 24 years, is a former two-term NABJ Parliamentarian and two-term NABJ chapter president. He remains the only African-American reporter to win the Pulitzer Prize at The Wall Street Journal, where he wrote exclusively for Page One after working his way from staff writer to senior staff writer to Detroit Deputy Bureau Chief. He's currently the host of one of Detroit’s most popular radio news talk shows at Radio One Detroit – host of “Your Voice with Angelo Henderson” from 10 a. m. to 1 p.m. on Newstalk AM 1200 WCHB as well as 99.9FM Monday through Friday. He also is president of Angelo Ink, a writing, speaking and media consulting firm.

Testimonials

Angelo Henderson was inspiring.

 

Garry D. Howard, editor-in-chief, Sporting News

We met in St. Petersburg way back in 1986 and Angelo Henderson was inspiring. As an up-and-coming sports copy editor, I had designs on one day running my own sports department, and Mr. Henderson believed in me—even back then.

He would offer support and anecdotes, introduce me to other journalists who might offer some insight and just became a great friend and trusted colleague.

He is brilliant, a writer's writer and and has a smooth touch that was evident even before he won a Pulitzer Prize.

More important, in my estimation, is his commitment to an organization that has helped each and every one of us realize our journalistic dreams.

 

Radio Host

 

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Angelo hosts Your Voice every Monday through Friday from 10:00 am to 1:00 pm ET. Click here to listen live!