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    1. 1. HERBERT LOWE Telling Stories One Story at a Time Thursday, March 5, 2009
    2. 2. SUMMARY OF ACHIEVEMENT Thursday, March 5, 2009
    3. 3. SUMMARY OF ACHIEVEMENT • Anaffinity for telling stories of organizations, communities and people collectively and singularly. Thursday, March 5, 2009
    4. 4. SUMMARY OF ACHIEVEMENT • Anaffinity for telling stories of organizations, communities and people collectively and singularly. •A decade of leadership and service in the nation’s oldest and largest organization for journalists of color, culminating with two remarkable years as president during which membership swelled by 43 percent to a record 4,700. Thursday, March 5, 2009
    5. 5. SUMMARY OF ACHIEVEMENT • Anaffinity for telling stories of organizations, communities and people collectively and singularly. •A decade of leadership and service in the nation’s oldest and largest organization for journalists of color, culminating with two remarkable years as president during which membership swelled by 43 percent to a record 4,700. •A successful 22-year, multi-state career as a respected journalist. Thursday, March 5, 2009
    6. 6. QUALIFICATIONS AND SKILLS Thursday, March 5, 2009
    7. 7. QUALIFICATIONS AND SKILLS • Proven leadership abilities Thursday, March 5, 2009
    8. 8. QUALIFICATIONS AND SKILLS • Proven leadership abilities • Strong writing and editing skills Thursday, March 5, 2009
    9. 9. QUALIFICATIONS AND SKILLS • Proven leadership abilities • Strong writing and editing skills • Transformer of organizational publications Thursday, March 5, 2009
    10. 10. QUALIFICATIONS AND SKILLS • Proven leadership abilities • Strong writing and editing skills • Transformer of organizational publications • Meticulous Thursday, March 5, 2009
    11. 11. QUALIFICATIONS AND SKILLS • Proven leadership abilities • Strong writing and editing skills • Transformer of organizational publications • Meticulous • Expert on diversity Thursday, March 5, 2009
    12. 12. QUALIFICATIONS AND SKILLS • Proven leadership • Public speaking abilities experience • Strong writing and editing skills • Transformer of organizational publications • Meticulous • Expert on diversity Thursday, March 5, 2009
    13. 13. QUALIFICATIONS AND SKILLS • Proven leadership • Public speaking abilities experience • Strong writing and • Excellent information editing skills and design skills • Transformer of organizational publications • Meticulous • Expert on diversity Thursday, March 5, 2009
    14. 14. QUALIFICATIONS AND SKILLS • Proven leadership • Public speaking abilities experience • Strong writing and • Excellent information editing skills and design skills • Transformer of • Strong creative, organizational strategic, analytical and publications organizational skills • Meticulous • Expert on diversity Thursday, March 5, 2009
    15. 15. QUALIFICATIONS AND SKILLS • Proven leadership • Public speaking abilities experience • Strong writing and • Excellent information editing skills and design skills • Transformer of • Strong creative, organizational strategic, analytical and publications organizational skills • Meticulous • Extensive network of media, corporate and • Expert on diversity political contacts Thursday, March 5, 2009
    16. 16. QUALIFICATIONS AND SKILLS • Proven leadership • Public speaking • Passionate about abilities experience multimedia and digital asset management • Strong writing and • Excellent information editing skills and design skills • Transformer of • Strong creative, organizational strategic, analytical and publications organizational skills • Meticulous • Extensive network of media, corporate and • Expert on diversity political contacts Thursday, March 5, 2009
    17. 17. QUALIFICATIONS AND SKILLS • Proven leadership • Public speaking • Passionate about abilities experience multimedia and digital asset management • Strong writing and • Excellent information editing skills and design skills • Web site restructuring • Transformer of • Strong creative, organizational strategic, analytical and publications organizational skills • Meticulous • Extensive network of media, corporate and • Expert on diversity political contacts Thursday, March 5, 2009
    18. 18. QUALIFICATIONS AND SKILLS • Proven leadership • Public speaking • Passionate about abilities experience multimedia and digital asset management • Strong writing and • Excellent information editing skills and design skills • Web site restructuring • Transformer of • Strong creative, • Advocate of preserving organizational strategic, analytical and and presenting publications organizational skills organizational history • Meticulous • Extensive network of media, corporate and • Expert on diversity political contacts Thursday, March 5, 2009
    19. 19. QUALIFICATIONS AND SKILLS • Proven leadership • Public speaking • Passionate about abilities experience multimedia and digital asset management • Strong writing and • Excellent information editing skills and design skills • Web site restructuring • Transformer of • Strong creative, • Advocate of preserving organizational strategic, analytical and and presenting publications organizational skills organizational history • Meticulous • Extensive network of • At ease with budget media, corporate and limitations, deadlines and • Expert on diversity political contacts high-pressure situations Thursday, March 5, 2009
    20. 20. RECENT EXPERIENCE Thursday, March 5, 2009
    21. 21. CONGRESSIONAL BLACK CAUCUS FOUNDATION Washington, D.C. May 2007 to February 2009 Thursday, March 5, 2009
    22. 22. Succeeded as communications director in enhancing and enlarging the brand of the nonpartisan, nonprofit, public policy, research and education institute established in 1976 to help improve the socioeconomic circumstances of African Americans and other underserved communities. Thursday, March 5, 2009
    23. 23. CONGRESSIONAL BLACK CAUCUS FOUNDATION Thursday, March 5, 2009
    24. 24. CONGRESSIONAL BLACK CAUCUS FOUNDATION • Edited “Continuingthe Legacy: A Salute to the Congressional Black Caucus of the 110 th Congress,” a 160-page, coffee-table book commemorating the unprecedented influence of CBC members in the House of Representatives and the 2008 presidential election. Thursday, March 5, 2009
    25. 25. CONGRESSIONAL BLACK CAUCUS FOUNDATION • Edited “Continuingthe Legacy: A Salute to the Congressional Black Caucus of the 110 th Congress,” a 160-page, coffee-table book commemorating the unprecedented influence of CBC members in the House of Representatives and the 2008 presidential election. • Transformed CBCF’s quarterly newsletter, CBCF News, into a magazine-style publication that spotlighted the foundation’s programs and initiatives much more broadly and visually. Thursday, March 5, 2009
    26. 26. CONGRESSIONAL BLACK CAUCUS FOUNDATION Thursday, March 5, 2009
    27. 27. CONGRESSIONAL BLACK CAUCUS FOUNDATION • Supervisedredesign of primary CBCF Web site and design of ancillary Web and blog sites. Thursday, March 5, 2009
    28. 28. CONGRESSIONAL BLACK CAUCUS FOUNDATION • Supervisedredesign of primary CBCF Web site and design of ancillary Web and blog sites. • Supervised CBCF interaction with media year- round and press operation at its Annual Legislative Conference (ALC), a four-day event attended by 18,000 elected officials, business and industry leaders, celebrities and emerging leaders. Thursday, March 5, 2009
    29. 29. CONGRESSIONAL BLACK CAUCUS FOUNDATION • Supervisedredesign of primary CBCF Web site and design of ancillary Web and blog sites. • Supervised CBCF interaction with media year- round and press operation at its Annual Legislative Conference (ALC), a four-day event attended by 18,000 elected officials, business and industry leaders, celebrities and emerging leaders. • Expanded efforts to vividly capture ALC via improved conference show daily, broadened Web site experience and targeted video recording. Thursday, March 5, 2009
    30. 30. LEADERSHIP EXPERIENCE Thursday, March 5, 2009
    31. 31. NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF BLACK JOURNALISTS (NABJ) Adelphi, Maryland August 1995 to August 2005 Thursday, March 5, 2009
    32. 32. Elected in 2003 to two-year term as president and chairman of 19- member board of directors. Elected vice president-print in 1999 and secretary in 1995 and 1997. Previously served as president of Garden State (N.J.) Association of Black Journalists, an affiliate chapter of NABJ. Thursday, March 5, 2009
    33. 33. NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF BLACK JOURNALISTS (NABJ) Thursday, March 5, 2009
    34. 34. NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF BLACK JOURNALISTS (NABJ) • Accountable as president for a $2 million annual budget, 10-member national office staff and annual convention drawing more than 3,000 delegates -- while fulfilling full-time job as a criminal courts reporter at Newsday. Thursday, March 5, 2009
    35. 35. NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF BLACK JOURNALISTS (NABJ) • Accountable as president for a $2 million annual budget, 10-member national office staff and annual convention drawing more than 3,000 delegates -- while fulfilling full-time job as a criminal courts reporter at Newsday. • Supervised a full-time executive director. Thursday, March 5, 2009
    36. 36. NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF BLACK JOURNALISTS (NABJ) • Accountable as president for a $2 million annual budget, 10-member national office staff and annual convention drawing more than 3,000 delegates -- while fulfilling full-time job as a criminal courts reporter at Newsday. • Supervised a full-time executive director. • IncreasedNABJ’s visibility and advocacy regarding newsroom diversity by regularly meeting with media executives, crafting news releases and appearing in national media. Thursday, March 5, 2009
    37. 37. NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF BLACK JOURNALISTS (NABJ) Thursday, March 5, 2009
    38. 38. NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF BLACK JOURNALISTS (NABJ) • Spearheaded “NABJ365,” transforming the association’s focus and recognition from just the convention to year-round activities. Thursday, March 5, 2009
    39. 39. NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF BLACK JOURNALISTS (NABJ) • Spearheaded “NABJ365,” transforming the association’s focus and recognition from just the convention to year-round activities. • Secured a three-year, $120,000 grant to fund three professional-development workshops for NABJ’s Media Institute. Thursday, March 5, 2009
    40. 40. NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF BLACK JOURNALISTS (NABJ) • Spearheaded “NABJ365,” transforming the association’s focus and recognition from just the convention to year-round activities. • Secured a three-year, $120,000 grant to fund three professional-development workshops for NABJ’s Media Institute. • Conceived and coordinated production of first and second editions of “Committed to the Cause: A Salute to NABJ’s Presidents,” the association’s official history book. Thursday, March 5, 2009
    41. 41. UNITY: JOURNALISTS OF COLOR McLean, Virginia January 2004 to December 2005 Thursday, March 5, 2009
    42. 42. National board member for alliance comprised of NABJ and the Asian American Journalists Association, National Association of Hispanic Journalists and Native American Journalists Association. Thursday, March 5, 2009
    43. 43. UNITY: JOURNALISTS OF COLOR Thursday, March 5, 2009
    44. 44. UNITY: JOURNALISTS OF COLOR • Helped ensure cooperative spirit among the four alliance partners en route to the UNITY 2004 convention, with 8,100 delegates, the largest gathering of journalists in U.S. history. Thursday, March 5, 2009
    45. 45. UNITY: JOURNALISTS OF COLOR • Helped ensure cooperative spirit among the four alliance partners en route to the UNITY 2004 convention, with 8,100 delegates, the largest gathering of journalists in U.S. history. • Co-chairman of communications committee that drafted news releases and pursued a joint media-diversity hearing with the federal Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), and a national presidential debate in 2008. Thursday, March 5, 2009
    46. 46. JOURNALISM EXPERIENCE Thursday, March 5, 2009
    47. 47. NEWSDAY Melville, New York February 2000 to May 2007 Thursday, March 5, 2009
    48. 48. Staff writer last assigned to online team that reported breaking news on Newsday.com for Long Island’s largest newspaper. Spent four-plus years covering courts and the district attorney’s office in Queens. Notable coverage on death penalty, kidnapping, child-abuse and wrongful- conviction cases. Initially, reporter assigned to Southeast Queens and, on Sundays, City Hall with Mayors Rudolph Giuliani and Michael Bloomberg. Thursday, March 5, 2009
    49. 49. THE PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER Philadelphia, Pennsylvania June 1993 to January 2000 Thursday, March 5, 2009
    50. 50. City desk reporter last assigned to North Philadelphia, spotlighting neighborhood essence and initiatives and major economic development. Initially assigned as politics and government reporter in native Camden, N.J., and in Camden and Burlington counties. Lead reporter on high-profile Camden mayoral election in 1995. Also reported on New Jersey governor’s race in 1993. Thursday, March 5, 2009
    51. 51. OTHER JOURNALISM EXPERIENCE Thursday, March 5, 2009
    52. 52. OTHER JOURNALISM EXPERIENCE • The Virginian-Pilot & The Ledger-Star Norfolk, Va. -- Jan. 1990 to June 1993 Thursday, March 5, 2009
    53. 53. OTHER JOURNALISM EXPERIENCE • The Virginian-Pilot & The Ledger-Star Norfolk, Va. -- Jan. 1990 to June 1993 • TheRecord Hackensack, N.J. -- Nov. 1988 to Jan. 1990 Thursday, March 5, 2009
    54. 54. OTHER JOURNALISM EXPERIENCE • The Virginian-Pilot & The Ledger-Star Norfolk, Va. -- Jan. 1990 to June 1993 • TheRecord Hackensack, N.J. -- Nov. 1988 to Jan. 1990 • ThePress Atlantic City, N.J. -- Dec. 1986 to Nov. 1988 Thursday, March 5, 2009
    55. 55. OTHER JOURNALISM EXPERIENCE • The Virginian-Pilot & The Ledger-Star Norfolk, Va. -- Jan. 1990 to June 1993 • TheRecord Hackensack, N.J. -- Nov. 1988 to Jan. 1990 • ThePress Atlantic City, N.J. -- Dec. 1986 to Nov. 1988 • TheMilwaukee Community Journal Milwaukee, Wis. -- March 1985 to Sept. 1986 Thursday, March 5, 2009
    56. 56. EDUCATION Thursday, March 5, 2009
    57. 57. MARQUETTE UNIVERSITY Milwaukee, Wisconsin Thursday, March 5, 2009
    58. 58. MARQUETTE UNIVERSITY Thursday, March 5, 2009
    59. 59. MARQUETTE UNIVERSITY • Named 2009 J. William and Mary Diederich College of Communication Communicator of the Year by Marquette University Alumni Association. Thursday, March 5, 2009
    60. 60. MARQUETTE UNIVERSITY • Named 2009 J. William and Mary Diederich College of Communication Communicator of the Year by Marquette University Alumni Association. • EarnedBachelor of Arts degree from College of Journalism (Broadcast Sequence) in 1984. Thursday, March 5, 2009
    61. 61. MARQUETTE UNIVERSITY • Named 2009 J. William and Mary Diederich College of Communication Communicator of the Year by Marquette University Alumni Association. • EarnedBachelor of Arts degree from College of Journalism (Broadcast Sequence) in 1984. • Also majored in Political Science. Thursday, March 5, 2009
    62. 62. SESSIONS.EDU Completed courses in accredited online Web design school’s master’s certificate program. Since December 2002. Thursday, March 5, 2009
    63. 63. OTHER Thursday, March 5, 2009
    64. 64. HEART AND SOUL: A MARRIAGE OF LOVE, FAITH AND JOURNALISM World Journalism Institute Kings College New York, New York November 2, 2007 Thursday, March 5, 2009
    65. 65. Co-author, with Mira Lowe, of monograph exploring the intersection of Christianity and journalism for the third annual Samuel Cornish Lecture at the World Journalism Institute, an independent school of journalism that trains aspiring journalists of faith to work in mainstream newsrooms. Thursday, March 5, 2009
    66. 66. OTHER Thursday, March 5, 2009
    67. 67. OTHER • NABJ Media Institute Management Workshops -- Nov. 1997 and Nov. 1998 Thursday, March 5, 2009
    68. 68. OTHER • NABJ Media Institute Management Workshops -- Nov. 1997 and Nov. 1998 • Councilfor Advancement and Support of Education Media Fellowship -- March 1998 Thursday, March 5, 2009
    69. 69. OTHER • NABJ Media Institute Management Workshops -- Nov. 1997 and Nov. 1998 • Councilfor Advancement and Support of Education Media Fellowship -- March 1998 • NorfolkState University (adjunct journalism professor) -- Fall 1992 Thursday, March 5, 2009
    70. 70. OTHER • NABJ Media Institute Management Workshops -- Nov. 1997 and Nov. 1998 • Councilfor Advancement and Support of Education Media Fellowship -- March 1998 • NorfolkState University (adjunct journalism professor) -- Fall 1992 • Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc. -- Inducted 1984 Thursday, March 5, 2009
    71. 71. To learn more about Herbert Lowe, visit www.herblowe.com. To contact him directly, send an e-mail to hlowejr@gmail.com. Thursday, March 5, 2009

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