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Pulitzer Prize winning editor to speak at MLK Day symposium

January 10, 2013 | Leave a Comment

Pulitzer Prize winning editor to speak at MLK Day symposium

BUIES CREEK - The award-winning editor of the most influential Spanish-language daily newspaper in the western hemisphere will be the keynote speaker at 7 p.m. Jan. 21 in Lynch Auditorium as part of Campbell University's Martin Luther King Jr. Day celebration.

Manny Garcia,  executive editor and general manager El Nuevo Herald, will speak on “Keeping MLK’s spirit alive in 2013.”

In addition to his work as editor, Garcia is involved in National Association of Hispanic Journalists and is involved in diversity initiatives in the newspaper industry. As a news executive, Manny is involved in mentoring and developing future leaders inside the company. He also teaches investigative reporting to college students and recruits interns and job prospects for both newspapers, and the McClatchy company.

Campbell University’s Phi Kappa Phi chapter and its Multi-Cultural Council are sponsoring this event.