The HistoryMakers video oral history with Brenda Wood.

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Imprint:Chicago, Illinois : The HistoryMakers, [2016]
Description:1 online resource (3 video files (1 hr., 12 min., 30 sec.)) : sound, color.
Subject:Wood, Brenda, -- 1955- -- Interviews.
African Americans -- Interviews.
African Americans.
Internet videos.
Nonfiction films.
Oral histories.
Oral histories.
Internet videos.
Nonfiction films.
Format: E-Resource Video Streaming Video
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Varying Form of Title:History Makers video oral history with Brenda Wood
Brenda Wood
Other authors / contributors:Wood, Brenda, 1955- interviewee.
Crowe, Larry F., interviewer.
Stearns, Scott, director of photography.
HistoryMakers (Video oral history collection), production company.
Sound characteristics:digital
Digital file characteristics:video file
Notes:Videographer, Scott Stearns.
Larry Crowe, interviewer.
Recorded Atlanta, Georgia 2014 February 21.
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Summary:Broadcast journalist Brenda Blackmon Wood was born on September 8, 1955 in Washington, D.C. She received her B.A. degree in speech communication and mass media from Loma Linda University in 1977. Wood first worked as a news reporter for WAAY-TV in Alabama, and served as a general assignment reporter at WSM-TV in Nashville, Tennessee. From 1980 to 1988, she served as an anchor for WMC-TV in Memphis, and from 1988 to 1997, she worked as the evening news anchor for Atlanta, Georgia's WAGA-TV. She joined WXIA-TV in Atlanta in 1997, where she anchored the 6pm and 11pm weekday newscasts, as well as The Daily 11 at 7 with Brenda Wood. She also co-produced and hosted 11Alive's award-winning show, Journeys with Brenda Wood. Wood received eighteen Emmy awards, six awards from the Atlanta Association of Black Journalists, three awards from the Georgia Association of Broadcasters, and the NAACP's Phoenix Award for "Best News Anchor.".