Ron Thomas Wins "Legacy Award" For Contributions To Journalism

Date Released: August 11, 2017


Ron Thomas, the director of the Morehouse College Journalism and Sports Program, hit a career grand slam this year. He was presented with a "Legacy Award" today at the National Association for Black Journalists Convention in New Orleans, La. for his work as teacher and mentor of budding journalists at Morehouse College and throughout the country.

Thomas, a respected former sports reporter and editor, started Morehouse's journalism program and has helped to launch the careers of dozens of successful journalists now working at national magazines, newspapers, online publications, and in broadcast newsrooms.

In May, he was also named as Morehouse's first "Professor of the Year."


Interim President Martin to Ron Thomas - Thank You from Morehouse College on Vimeo.

Last Modified: August 16, 2017, 11:08 AM, by: Synera Shelton

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