Monica Pearson, the host of a weekly self-titled radio show on KISS 104.1 FM, will be the emcee of the Georgia Association of Broadcasters 2018 Hall of Fame Luncheon. The luncheon is a part of our annual awards ceremony at the Grady College of Journalism and Mass Communication.
After 37 years as a news anchor for WSB-TV, Monica Pearson retired in 2012.
In 1975 she became Atlanta’s first woman and first minority to anchor the daily 6 p.m. news.
After retiring from WSB, Monica went back to school and graduated magna cum laude from the University of Georgia with a masters in journalism and mass communication in 2014.
In addition to her degrees from the University of Louisville and the University of Georgia, she holds an honorary Doctorate of Humane Letters from Atlanta University (now Clark Atlanta University), Oglethorpe University, American Bible University and a Doctor of Public Service from Young Harris College
She also has received an honorary doctorate of humane letters from Atlanta University (now Clark Atlanta University) in 1986 and another from Oglethorpe University in 2007.
Monica is also a member of the Georgia Association of Broadcasters Hall of Fame.
To register for the Hall of Fame luncheon and Di Gamma Kappa dinner, click here.