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Beverly J. Keel

Beverly J. Keel, American journalist, educator, director. Governor National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences, Nashville, 2002—2006; Member of Leadership Music, Country Music Association, Investigative Reporters and Editors, Society Professional Journalists.

Background

  • Keel, Beverly J. was born on April 18, 1966 in Nashville, Tennessee, United States. Daughter of Pinckney D. Keel and Gloria Keel Coles.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, Middle Tennessee State University, 1988. Master of Science, Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism, New York City, 1989.

    Career

    • Professor Middle Tennessee State University, Murfreesboro, since 1995, director, Seigenthaler Chair of Excellence in first amendment studies, since 2006.

    Works

    • Author (reporter): Nashville Scene Newsweekly (Association of America Newsweeklies Feature Writing award, 1998), Nashville Banner (Associated Press Deadline Reporting award, 1989). Correspondent People Magazine, New York, 1997—2006. Contributing editor: American Profile Magazine, 2005-2006.

      Editor-in-chief CMT Magazine, Nashville, 2006.

    Membership

    Governor National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences, Nashville, 2002—2006. Member of Leadership Music, Country Music Association, Investigative Reporters and Editors, Society Professional Journalists.
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    Born April 18, 1966
    (age 51)
    • 1988
      Mid. Tennessee State University
    • 1989
      Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism
    • 1995
      Professor, Middle Tennessee State University
      Murfreesboro, Arkansas, United States