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Award-winning WLRN-Miami Herald News Reporter/Producer Kenny Malone to Participate in the Miami Dade College Journalism Speaker Series Jan. 30

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Kenny Malone

Miami, January 6, 2014 - WLRN-Miami Herald News reporter/producer Kenny Malone, a winner of the Radio Television Digital News Association’s national Edward R. Murrow Award, will be the next guest at the Miami Dade College Journalism Speaker Series at 10 a.m., Jan. 30, at the college’s Wolfson Campus.

Broadcast well-beyond South Florida’s radio airwaves, Malone’s work has been featured on National Public Radio’s All Things Considered, Morning Edition and Weekend Edition as well as American Public Media’s Marketplace and The Story. Malone was awarded the Florida Associated Press Broadcasters Award for Individual Achievement in 2012. His work has won national and regional awards for religion, financial, crime and investigative reporting as well as two Best in Show Green Eyeshade Awards, several regional Edward R. Murrow Awards from the Radio Television Digital News Association and the Scripps Howard Award for In-Depth Radio Reporting.

In addition, Malone was a part of the WLRN-Miami Herald News team that won the best documentary award from the Third Coast International Audio Festival for a documentary that remembered Hurricane Andrew twenty years after the storm.

Malone, who is from Meadville, Pennsylvania, is a graduate of Xavier University in Cincinnati, Ohio where he majored in mathematics and minored in economics.  

The MDC Journalism Speaker Series was launched in February 2008 to create an exchange and learning opportunity for students interested in pursuing careers in journalism. To date, 47 journalists have participated in the series.

This year’s Speaker Series will run from November through May, with one event per month.

In addition to Malone, other speakers will include Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter Frances Robles of The New York Times, Gregory H. Lee Jr, the Executive Sports Editor at the South Florida Sun Sentinel, investigative reporter Brian Andrews of CBS4, and former Miami Herald photographer, Tim Chapman.

Each program includes a presentation by the journalists and a 15-minute question and answer session.

All presentations are free and open to the public.  

MDC Journalism Speaker Series with WLRN-Miami Herald journalist, Kenny Malone

  • WHEN: Thursday, Jan. 30, 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
  • WHERE: MDC Wolfson Campus, 300 NE Second Ave., Room 7128

Media-only contacts:
Juan Mendieta, 305-237-7611,, MDC communications director
Tere Estorino Florin, 305-237-3949,, MDC media relations director
Sue Arrowsmith, 305-237-3710,, media specialist
Kai Hill, 305-237-3359,, media specialist
Roxana Romero, 305-237-3366,, media specialist
Alejandro Rios, 305-237-7482,

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