AEJMC Trailblazers of Diversity Oral History Project


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The AEJMC Trailblazers of Diversity’s oral history project is a series of recorded interviews with key individuals who have made a difference in the efforts furthering diversity in journalism, its education and research.


Committee Chair: Dr. Maggie Rivas-Rodriguez, The University of Texas at Austin |
Executive Producer: Trent R. Boulter, PhD Student, The University of Texas at Austin |





Click the icon above to visit the Briscoe Center for American History website to view interviews of the AEJMC Trailblazers and view additional YouTube video interviews below.


Video edited by: Carlos Elizario Morales

Interview with Ramon “Ray” Chavez

Instructor at the University of Oklahoma.
Conducted by: Martin Do Nacimento
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2:05:11 | April 18, 2014

Interview with Felix Gutierrez

Professor Emeritus, University of Southern California; Vice President, Freedom Forum Pacific Coast Center.
Conducted by: Kyle Huckins
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46:13 | August 7, 2014

Interview with Barbara Hines

Professor Emeritus, Howard University; AEJMC President 2008-2009.
Conducted by: Rochelle Ford
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41:45 | June 4, 2014

Interview with Lawrence Kaggwa

Professor, Howard University.
Conducted by: Rochelle Ford
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51:42 | June 4, 2014

Interview with Lillian Kopenhaver

Conducted by: Barbara Hines
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32:54 | November 12, 2015

Interview with Larry O’Donnell

Conducted by: Linda Shockley
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1:08:07 | July 14, 2015

Interview with Paula Poindexter

Associate Professor, University of Texas at Austin; Creator of News Engagement Day and AEJMC Past President.
Conducted by: Paula Poindexter
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1:10:29 | May 14, 2014

Interview with Gerald M. “Jerry” Sass

Conducted by: Frank Sotomayor
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2:02:11 | April 21, 2015

Interview with Linda Shockley

Managing Director, Dow Jones Newspaper Fund.
Conducted by: June Nicholson
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1:17:52 | June 8, 2013

Interview with Reginald Stuart

Newspaper Correspondent and Corporate Recruiter.
Conducted by: Martin Do Nacimento
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1:10:46 | March 30, 2014

Interview with Federico Subervi

Associate Professor, Kent State University; Director, Latinos and Media Center; Chair, AEJMC Commission on the Status of Minorities.
Conducted by: Martin Do Nacimento
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1:15:41 | May 7, 2014

Interview with Clint Wilson

Professor Emeritus, Howard University; Head, AEJMC Minorities and Communication Division.
Conducted by: Maggie Rivas-Rodriguez
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1:36:45 | August 8, 2013

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