Global Conference 2008

Speaker's Biography

Larry Carroll

News Anchor, KFWB News 980

Larry Carroll is News Anchor at the CBS/Infinity-owned radio station KFWB News 980. He joined the station in 2001, after more than 30 years in Los Angeles television news, including 17 years at KABC-TV and stints as news anchor at KCBS-TV and West Coast correspondent for "NBC Nightly News." He also worked as executive vice chairman and co-founder of One Origin Inc. and continues to direct its strategic and corporate planning, development and production for radio programming and other projects. He has been the recipient of an NAACP Image Award, an Emmy, seven Golden Mike awards, an AP Award, the 20th Anniversary Award for Journalistic Excellence from the Congressional Black Caucus and the Grand Award of the National Association of Black Journalists for Excellence in International Reporting. Carroll serves on the boards of the African Rim Institute and the Hosanna Broadcasting Network, a Christian digital satellite broadcast ministry serving Africa, the Middle East and Asia. He received a bachelor's degree in economics from Pomona College.

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