Award Winning Birmingham New Anchor Sherri Jackson Delivers Mills Lecture

Date: Friday, April 26, 2013
Time: 11:00 AM
Location: 120 Farrah Hall
Cost: No cost 

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Sherri Jackson, award winning news anchor for CBS Channel 42 television in Birmingham will deliver the 2013 Helen Crow Mills and John Carroll Mills Endowed Lectureship Friday, April 26 at 11 a.m. in room 120 Farrah Hall on the UA campus.  Her lecture will discuss "TV or Not TV: Is that the question? Why Ethics must Cross Platforms for Journalists."

The lecture is open to the public. The Helen Crow Mills and John Carroll Mills Lectureship was established and endowed by Mrs. Helen Crow Mills and the late Dr. John Mills of Birmingham, Alabama to bring successful and distinguished alumni and citizens to campus to speak as a way to motivate and inspire University of Alabama students.

Jackson's reporting has earned her numerous awards including the Stand Up to Cancer Alabama Broadcaster Association's ABBY 2009, "Continuing the Dream" RTDNA/UNITY Award 2011; and the 2010 Friend of Children Children's Advocacy Award from Childcare Resources.

She is a graduate of Morehead State University in Morehead, Kentucky and is a member of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Inc., Radio Television Digital News Association, and the National Association of Black Journalists.  She currently serves as vice president of broadcast for the Birmingham Association of Black Journalists.

Contact Info: Rebecca Florence, (205) 348-8663,Website,

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