Brenda Blackmon is one of the most recognizable and talented journalists in the nation’s number one television market, New York. She joined the news team at WWOR-TV in 1990 and became a multi-Emmy award winning reporter and role model for her community.
She has won numerous awards for journalism and has received community citations and notable honors.
The Urban/Black Entertainment Report says, “She has such a warm, engaging and effervescent personality you can’t help but like her instantly.”
The Network Journal recognized her as one of the “25 Most Influential Black Women in Business”, redefining excellence.
Her hometown of Columbus, Georgia honored her as “One of the Century’s Most Influential.” She was influential indeed, making history as the city’s first African American News Anchor.
Brenda has done it all: reporter, film editor, film photographer, talk show host for television and radio, show producer, writer, and TV anchorwoman for decades.
Brenda graduated Magna Cum Laude from Fairleigh Dickinson University and has received two honorary doctorates. She is now working on her MBA.
Brenda says, “I believe as it is written in Isaiah 56:1, Be just and fair to all. Do what’s right and good.”