FIRESIDE CHAT: Dr. Angela D. Reddix and Linda Johnson Rice, former Chairman of Ebony and Jet magazines speak at the Norfolk Forum
The Norfolk Forum is very proud to welcome the renowned Linda Johnson Rice, Chairman & CEO of Johnson Publishing Company and former Chairman Emeritus of Ebony Media Operations, known for their magazines Ebony and Jet, on Tuesday, January 24, 2023 at downtown Norfolk’s Chrysler Hall. Ms. Rice has spent decades managing Johnson Publishing Company, the No. 1 African-American publishing company in the world, as well as building globally recognized brands.
A visionary leader, Ms. Rice is one of Chicago’s 100 Most Powerful Women and the Top 10 Women in Media according to the Chicago Sun-Times, as well as Crain’s list of the 20 Most Powerful Women in Chicago. Over the past 30 years, Ms. Rice has served on 10 corporate boards including Omnicom Group, Tesla, and GrubHub, to just name a few.
The moderator for this Norfolk Forum event is two-time best-selling author, TEDx speaker, and a 2021 Ebony Power 100 Honoree, Dr. Angela D. Reddix, Founder & CEO of ARDX, a 16- year multi-million dollar award-winning professional services management and consulting firm located here in Norfolk.
This is the Norfolk Forum’s 90th anniversary season. Founded in 1933, The Norfolk Forum is the oldest publicly-subscribed speakers’ forum in the country. Each season, The Forum presents thought-provoking public figures who, in different ways, help shape American thought and opinion. After each presentation, speakers engage the audience in a question and answer session.