CLINT C. WILSON II, Ed.D.
Clint C. Wilson II, Ed.D. is professor emeritus of journalism, communication, culture and media studies at Howard University and recipient of the University of Missouri Honor Medal for Distinguished Service in Journalism. He has authored or co-authored seven books. His scholarship has earned him recognition as a University of Missouri Honor Medalist for Distinguished Service in Journalism.
The Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communications honored him with its Lionel Barrow Award for Distinguished Achievement in Diversity Research and Education and The Society of Professional Journalists cited him with its Sigma Delta Chi Award for Excellence in Journalism Research. Journalism and Mass Communication Quarterly listed one of Dr. Wilson’s books as one of the 35 “most significant books of the 20th century”. Dr. Wilson was also a founding member of the Los Angeles chapter of the NABJ-LA established in 1980.
Dr. Wilson has a longstanding interest in issues relating to the rights of African Americans and other disfranchised groups to obtain fair and equitable treatment in all aspects of communications media including ownership, employment and image portrayal. His activism in these areas dates from the 1980s when he served as a director of the National Black Media Coalition in addressing such issues before the FCC.