Award-Winning Television Journalist
Bill Moyers has been recognized as one of the unique voices of our times. His career in broadcast journalism has spanned over four decades and earned him more than 35 Emmy Awards, nine Peabody Awards, two Alfred I. DuPont Columbia University Awards, the National Humanities Medal from the National Endowment for the Humanities, the PEN…
Bill Moyers has been recognized as one of the unique voices of our times. His career in broadcast journalism has spanned over four decades and earned him more than 35 Emmy Awards, nine Peabody Awards, two Alfred I. DuPont Columbia University Awards, the National Humanities Medal from the National Endowment for the Humanities, the PEN USA Courageous Advocacy Award, the Lifetime Achievement Award from the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences, and the Honorary Doctor of Fine Arts from the American Film Institute.
He and his wife and creative partner Judith Davidson Moyers have been responsible for such acclaimed series as Healing and the Mind, On Our Own Term –Moyers on Death and Dying, Becoming American: The Chinese Experience, Close to Home –Moyers on Addiction and Recovery, America’s First River – The Story of the Hudson, Joseph Campbell and the Power of Myth, World of Ideas, The Language of Life and the weekly television series NOW with Bill Moyers, Bill Moyers Journal and Moyers & Company.
Bill Moyers graduated from the University of Texas, studied at New College Divinity School at the University of Edinburgh in Scotland, and received his Master of Divinity from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary in Texas. His interest in politics and journalism took him to Washington, where he worked as a liaison between John F. Kennedy and Lyndon B. Johnson in 1960, became a founding organizer of the Peace Corps and its first deputy director, and Special Assistant then Press Secretary to President Lyndon B. Johnson. He left Washington early in 1967 to become publisher of the daily newspaper Newsday on Long Island and joined the Public Broadcasting Service in 1971. He also served as Senior Correspondent for the acclaimed CBS documentary series CBS Reports founded by Edward R. Murrow and for five years was senior news analyst of the CBS Evening News. He is president of the Schumann Media Center, a non- profit organization for the support of independent journalism.
Bill and Judith Moyers have been married 60 years and have three grown children and five grandchildren. They reside in New York City.
Ernie was perfect for our Elders Conference at Little River Casino Resort in Manistee, Michigan. We will definitely be using PDA again!
LITTLE RIVER BAND OF OTTAWA INDIANS
Our speaker was great and the crowd enjoyed her! She was very engaging. Thank you again PDA for the great list of suggestions!
Everything went great! and our speaker was wonderful! Thank you so much for all your help PDA! Looking forward to the next one.
UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI – KANSAS CITY
I hope that this message finds you well. We had a phenomenal time with Atsuko this past Thursday. We wanted to just let you know how amazing she was. All those that were in attendance thoroughly enjoyed her and had nothing but amazing things to say about her. Thank you for working with us to make sure this happened!
BAYLOR UNIVERSITY CAMPUS
We had a fantastic day with Inge! She was very engaging with all those that attended. Her personal stories about the holocaust were very special and we were moved that she was willing to share them with everyone. Thank you again, PDA for all your hard work and dedication to make this program such a success!
SALT LAKE COMMUNITY COLLEGE
Dear PDA Group, Thank you so much for your hard work in scheduling our speaker! From the moment we reached out to you the first time, you worked with us on all details and logistics and kept us up-to-date on the progress. Thank you for all your hard work on making our event such a success! We couldn't have done it without you and your team!
Thank you again, Dr. Kimbrough, for a great presentation, our attendees are still talking about it!
Dr. Henry Lee's presentation was entertaining, insightful and wise. I, and everyone at Pfizer, especially appreciate the remarks you directed about following your passion and preparing yourself to excel. Thank you, everyone, at PDA for helping to make this happen!
The event was successful! I received many messages expressing how awesome, outstanding and inspiring Ms. Webb-Christburg's speech was."
DR. MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR. MEMORIAL BREAKFAST, BOSTON, MLK SPEAKER
Everything went well. Atsuko was very easy to work with and the students enjoyed her performance! Thank you again for your recommendation and I hope to work with you again in the future!
CENTRAL MICHIGAN UNIVERSITY
Dr. Novello left this morning after a very successful event on our campus! Thank you PDA Group for your help from the first phone to the last you were with us every step of the way.
GRAND VALLEY STATE UNIVERSITY
Jordan Carlos was very very entertaining! A majority of students who answered the event survey indicated they really enjoyed Jordan and definitely will bring him back!
WESTERN CAROLINA UNIVERSITY
On behalf of myself and my organization Entertainment Unlimited the Campus Programming Board of Ferris State University, we thank you PDA and Dan for a successful event!! Dan was magnificent! Students really enjoyed the presentation. I know I did. Can't wait to bring in more programs with PDA Group.
FERRIS STATE UNIVERSITY
It was a great pleasure to work with PDA Group! The communication was always prompt, friendly and helpful. We loved the speakers and events we booked through Mr. Peter Walker (PDA Group).
WESTERN MICHIGAN UNIVERSITY
Thank you, Peter, for all your help, you'll be happy to know that the event went incredibly well! Aneesa Ferreira was by far one of the best speakers we've ever had!
Moyers on America: A Journalist and His Times
Raised amongst the story-telling traditions of the Midwest, Bill Moyers shares and relates his personal journey to a prominent career in broadcast journalism.
The Soul of Democracy
Bill Moyers encourages audiences never to take our democracy for granted, focusing on the most relevant issues of our society and showing how they fit into the perspective of our times.
Need For Equality and Inclusion In Our Culture
Bill Moyers addresses General Synod 26
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