The chief executive officer and co-owner of WTVT Holdings Inc. in Tampa, Fla., will speak at Brigham Young University on "The Lack of Racial Diversity in Journalism and Mass Communications" on Thursday, Sept. 27.
Clarence V. McKee will speak to communications students at 11 a.m. in the de Jong Concert Hall of the Harris Fine Arts Center. The speech is open to the public.McKee has a wide range of experience in communications - from law and Senate committees to youth councils and the Federal Communications Commission.
Some of his positions include vice chairman of the board of directors of the Legal Services Corporation (appointed by President Reagan) and staff member of two U.S. Senate committees. He was a member of the President's Council on Youth Opportunity and acting director of the Office of Congressional Relations and Community Affairs for the U.S. Civil Aeronautics Board.
He received a bachelor's degree from Hobart College in Geneva, N.Y., and a law degree from Howard University School of Law in Washington, D.C.