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Press Secretary

Jills Strickland, American press secretary. Recipient Best Investigative Reporting award Associated Press, 1989, Best Spot News Coverage award, 1989, Best Coverage of Planned Event award, 1990, Best Public Affairs Reporting award Huntsville Press Club, 1990. Member Close-Up Foundation, Atlanta, 1988-1991. Member Atlanta Association Black Journalists, National Association Black Journalists.

Background

Strickland, Jills was born on January 4, 1965 in Atlanta. Daughter of Ollie Junior and Geneva Darlene (Radford) Strickland.

Education

Bachelor in Journalism, University Georgia, 1987.

Career

Senior news editor Business Wire, Atlanta, 1987-1989. Anchor, reporter Station WBHP, Huntsville, Alabama, 1989-1990. Director public relations Morris Brown College, Atlanta, 1990-1993.

Reporter Georgia School of Technology AM/FM, since 1993. News assignment editor WGNX-TV46, Atlanta, since 1994. Press secretary Mayor Bill Campbell.

Membership

Member Close-Up Foundation, Atlanta, 1988-1991. Member Atlanta Association Black Journalists, National Association Black Journalists.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Tennis, bowling, fiction writing, travel.

Connections

father:
Ollie Strickland Junior

mother:
Geneva Darlene (Radford) Strickland