Join Jmore and our expanding group of business professionals and community leaders as we gather to hear LaFontaine Oliver, President and General Manager of WYPR, speak about delivering and consuming responsible journalism.
Meet like-minded people in the Courtyard at Green Spring Station while dining on the delicious cuisine of Tark’s Grille.
Tuesday, April 21, 2020
6:00 PM – 8:30 PM
The Courtyard at Green Spring Station
10751 Falls Road, Lutherville, MD 21093
This event is ages 18 and over.
General Admission – USD $36.00
LaFontaine E. Oliver was named president and general manager of WYPR in Baltimore in July of 2019, after 6 years at WMFE in Orlando Florida. At WMFE, Oliver oversaw the expansion of its newsroom and local news coverage adding beat reporters, expanding its public affairs program Intersection and launching an award winning health desk. Oliver was recently re-elected to serve a second term as a member director on the NPR Board.
Oliver returns to Baltimore after a successful stint running WEAA licensed to Morgan State University, from 2007 to 2013. There he launched a daily syndicated talk show, and his work in growing the station garnered him an invitation to present to HBCU presidents and vice presidents at the Annual White House Initiative on Historically Black Colleges and Universities Conference in Washington, DC, in 2009. Oliver holds a MBA from the University of Baltimore and a BA in Business Administration from the University of Miami.
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