Wednesday, October 6, 2010

We Are Inspired By This BOSS: Jovita Moore

Jovita Moore
Jovita Moore is an Emmy award-winning[1] US news anchor and reporter. She currently anchors the daily newscast of WSB-TV in Atlanta, Georgia from 5:30 p.m. to 6 p.m. and also does news reports during the week. Before moving to Atlanta, she worked as weekend anchor/reporter at WMC-TV in Memphis, Tennessee. She began her career as a reporter at KFSM-TV in Fayetteville, Arkansas in 1990.

She joined WSB-TV in 1998. She has served as anchor for the weekend evening news, but moved to daily news stories in March, 2005. She earned a Master's Degree in Journalism from Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism and she also received her Bachelor of Arts degree, with a major in Literature, from Bennington College in Bennington, Vermont. Jovita is a past member of the Atlanta Association of Black Journalists. She is currently an active member of the Junior League of Atlanta and a former member of the Board of Directors of the YWCA of greater Atlanta.

She is committed to helping communities around the Atlanta area and she donates her time speaking to school groups, hosting events for the community, and mentoring students. Jovita also runs a non-profit youth organization called Live to Prosper.[citation needed] In 2001, she was awarded one of the highest honors in television news when she received an Emmy for her Outstanding Medical Reporting for her two part series, \"Women and Fibroids\". The series was awarded Best Hard Feature by the Atlanta Association of Black Journalists.

Come meet our host Jovita Moore, and our 10 phenomenal honorees, at The BOSS Network's "Influencers" event on October 13, 2010 in in Atlanta, GA. You can register for the event here. Come out and be inspired!

1 comment:

  1. If you have had the opportunity to watch Jovita Moore on WSB-TV Channel 2 Atlanta you already know why she is a BOSS. We can't wait to meet her in person at the event.

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