Tony Brown (journalist)
William Anthony "Tony" Brown (born April 11, 1933) is an American journalist, academian and businessman. He is best known as the commentator of the long running syndicated television show Tony Brown's Journal.
Brown in 1981
William Anthony Brown
April 11, 1933
Charleston, West Virginia, United States
|Occupation||Journalist, College Dean - Hampton University, President/CEO - Tony Brown Productions, academian, comedian, businessman|
Brown is a member of Alpha Phi Alpha fraternity.
- 1959, he received a BA in Sociology from Wayne State University.
- 1961, he received an MA in Psychiatric Social Work from Wayne State University. He is a former faculty member at Central Washington University and Federal City College.
- 1971, he became the founding dean of Howard University's School of Communication.
- 1989, he wrote, directed, produced and distributed a dramatic movie with an anti-drug message, The White Girl.
- 1998, wrote Empower The People: A 7-Step plan to Overthrow the Conspiracy that is Stealing Your Money and Freedom
- 2002, he was inducted into the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences' Silver Circle.
- 2004, he became the dean of Hampton University's Scripps Howard School of Journalism and Communications. He held the position until 2009, when he stepped down.