Tallahassee, FL. — The Florida A&M University (FAMU) School of Journalism & Graphic Communication (SJGC) announces the addition of two new members to its Board of Visitors.
Joining the board are Kimberly Godwin, senior producer for CBS Evening News with Katie Couric, and Terrence Williams, vice president of Human Resources for The New York Times Regional Media Group (NYTRNG).
“We are elated to have these two media professionals on our Board of Visitors,” said Jim Hawkins, dean, School of Journalism & Graphic Communication. “Both bring a wealth of experience and will add significantly to our efforts to advance the mission of the school.”
Godwin was named senior producer at CBS this past April. Her responsibilities include overseeing editorial coverage and story production for all CBS bureaus in the country. She also has served as vice president and news director of KNBC-TV in Los Angeles and before that she served as vice president of News Operations for NBC television stations for Atlanta and New York.
A 1984 graduate of FAMU School of Journalism & Graphic Communication, Godwin returned to her alma mater in 2004 to serve as the interim director of the Division of Journalism.
Williams was named vice president for Human Relations, NYTRNG, in December, 2006. His responsibilities include leading human resource initiatives, involving selection, performance management, succession planning and organizational design and development for the company’s 14 daily newspapers. He also has served as director of development for the company’s production department and director, business development of their New York Times Professional Exchange.
Before joining The Times, Williams worked for the Sentara health system. He has a B.S. degree from Johnson and Wales University and a M.S.M. in human resources from Troy State University.
“I look forward to working with these two members and indeed our full board,” Hawkins added. “Having input from these industry leaders in discussions about the school’s strategic planning is highly valued and appreciated.”
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