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February 2, 2012

Hudson to speak as part of Black History Month events Feb. 9

University of Louisiana at Monroe alum and executive director of the Decatur (Ala.) Daily Don Hudson (B.A. '83), will speak as part of the university's Black History celebration highlighting the successes of black alums.

Hudson will speak from 7-9 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 9, at the ULM Library Conference Center, located on the seventh floor of the library.

Hudson, a Louisiana native, became executive director of the Alabama newspaper in 2010. Hudson has a bachelor's degree in radio/television management from ULM.

After graduating from his alma mater, Hudson worked as assistant sports information director of then Northeast Louisiana University before becoming a sports writer at The Daily Leader in Ruston.

After stops at several major newspapers, including The Journal Constitution in Atlanta and The Orlando (Fla.) Sentinel, Hudson began working at The (Jackson, Miss.) Clarion-Ledger in 2003, where he supervised day-to-day news operations.

For more information about this event, contact the Office of Student Affairs at 318-342-5237.

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