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Lee Hawkins

5 out of 5

Journalist, Musician & Author of "Nobody's Slave: How Uncovering My Family's History Set Me Free"

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Lee Hawkins Biography

Lee Hawkins is a journalist, author, and musician. He is a special correspondent and producer for APM Studios, a recipient of the 2022-23 O'Brien Fellowship for Public Service Journalism, and the principal of his own production company that produces multimedia journalism projects.

Between 2003 to April of 2022, Hawkins served as a reporter, on-air host, and news editor for the Wall Street Journal, where he most recently covered education and the effects of the coronavirus pandemic on children and families. Before joining the education team at WSJ in 2020, he was a general assignment reporter, working across all media platforms, including print, video, and television. He is also known for his on-camera interviews with influential newsmakers and icons. He has reported from around the U.S. and world and has written hundreds of stories for all sections of the WSJ, including Page One. He was a finalist for the 2022 Pulitzer Prize in the Explanatory Reporting category and a finalist for the Gerald Loeb Award in 2021, among other honors and distinctions. He is also a four-time winner of the National Association of Black Journalist's "Salute to Excellence" Award and a Logan Nonfiction Fellowship recipient.

Hawkins is the author of the book "Nobody's Slave: How Uncovering My Family's History Set Me Free," which is set to be published in 2023.

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  • "America's Legacy of Racial Trauma and How We Can Heal"

  • Black History Month Programs

  • Martin Luther King Holiday Programs

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    Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like Lee Hawkins for both live and virtual events for over 15 years. The team at All American Entertainment represents and listens to the needs of organizations and corporations seeking to hire keynote speakers, celebrities or entertainers for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment. Fill out a booking request form for Lee Hawkins, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to discuss your upcoming event. One of our experienced agents will be happy to help you get pricing information and check availability for Lee Hawkins or any other celebrity of your choice.
  • HOW MUCH DOES IT COST TO BOOK Lee Hawkins?

    Booking fees for Lee Hawkins, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies between live and virtual events. Other factors that can affect speaker fees include the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. The live and virtual event speaking fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Lee Hawkins, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.
  • WHO IS THE AGENT FOR Lee Hawkins?

    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Lee Hawkins for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Lee Hawkins for your next private or corporate function.
  • WHAT IS A FULL-SERVICE TALENT BOOKING AGENCY?

    All American Speakers is a "buyers agent" and exclusively represents talent buyers, meeting planners and event professionals, who are looking to secure celebrities and speakers for personal appearances, speaking engagements, corporate entertainment, public relations campaigns, commercials, or endorsements. We do not exclusively represent Lee Hawkins or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Lee Hawkins or any other speaker or celebrity on this website. For more information on how we work and what makes us unique, please read the AAE Advantage.
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Lee Hawkins

5 out of 5

Journalist, Musician & Author of "Nobody's Slave: How Uncovering My Family's History Set Me Free"

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Lee Hawkins Biography

Lee Hawkins is a journalist, author, and musician. He is a special correspondent and producer for APM Studios, a recipient of the 2022-23 O'Brien Fellowship for Public Service Journalism, and the principal of his own production company that produces multimedia journalism projects.

Between 2003 to April of 2022, Hawkins served as a reporter, on-air host, and news editor for the Wall Street Journal, where he most recently covered education and the effects of the coronavirus pandemic on children and families. Before joining the education team at WSJ in 2020, he was a general assignment reporter, working across all media platforms, including print, video, and television. He is also known for his on-camera interviews with influential newsmakers and icons. He has reported from around the U.S. and world and has written hundreds of stories for all sections of the WSJ, including Page One. He was a finalist for the 2022 Pulitzer Prize in the Explanatory Reporting category and a finalist for the Gerald Loeb Award in 2021, among other honors and distinctions. He is also a four-time winner of the National Association of Black Journalist's "Salute to Excellence" Award and a Logan Nonfiction Fellowship recipient.

Hawkins is the author of the book "Nobody's Slave: How Uncovering My Family's History Set Me Free," which is set to be published in 2023.

Lee Hawkins Speaking Topics

  • "America's Legacy of Racial Trauma and How We Can Heal"

  • Black History Month Programs

  • Martin Luther King Holiday Programs

Lee Hawkins Videos

  • August 28 with Blair Imani & Lee Hawkins
    Second Home: August 28 with Blair Imani & Lee Hawkins
  • Henry Louis Gates Discusses Ideological Divides Among Black Americans
    In part two of Harvard Professor and PBS Host Henry Louis Gates's interview with WSJ's Lee Hawkins, Gates discusses the ideological diversity and...

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  • How to book Lee Hawkins?

    Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like Lee Hawkins for both live and virtual events for over 20 years. The team at All American Entertainment represents and listens to the needs of organizations and corporations seeking to hire keynote speakers, celebrities or entertainers for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment. Fill out a booking request form for Lee Hawkins, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to discuss your upcoming event. One of our experienced agents will be happy to help you get pricing information and check availability for Lee Hawkins or any other celebrity of your choice.
  • How much does it cost to book Lee Hawkins?

    Booking fees for Lee Hawkins, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies between live and virtual events. Other factors that can affect speaker fees include the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. The live and virtual event speaking fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Lee Hawkins, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.
  • Who is the agent for Lee Hawkins?

    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Lee Hawkins for clients worldwide for more than 20 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Lee Hawkins for your next private or corporate function.
  • What is a full-service talent booking agency?

    All American Speakers is a "buyers agent" and exclusively represents talent buyers, meeting planners and event professionals, who are looking to secure celebrities and speakers for personal appearances, speaking engagements, corporate entertainment, public relations campaigns, commercials, or endorsements. We do not exclusively represent Lee Hawkins or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Lee Hawkins or any other speaker or celebrity on this website. For more information on how we work and what makes us unique, please read the AAE Advantage.

Lee Hawkins is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics such as "America's Legacy of Racial Trauma and How We Can Heal", Black History Month Programs and Martin Luther King Holiday Programs. The estimated speaking fee range to book Lee Hawkins for your event is available upon request. Lee Hawkins generally travels from New York, NY, USA and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Hill Harper, Nikki Giovanni, Clayborne Carson, Dr. Marc Lamont Hill and Van Jones. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Lee Hawkins for an upcoming live or virtual event.

Lee Hawkins Speaking Topics

  • "America's Legacy of Racial Trauma and How We Can Heal"

  • Black History Month Programs

  • Martin Luther King Holiday Programs

Lee Hawkins Speaker Videos

  • August 28 with Blair Imani & Lee Hawkins
    Second Home: August 28 with Blair Imani & Lee Hawkins
    Henry Louis Gates Discusses Ideological Divides Among Black Americans
    In part two of Harvard Professor and PBS Host Henry Louis Gates's interview with WSJ's Lee Hawkins, Gates discusses the ideological diversity and intra-racial discord within the African-American...

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This website is a resource for event professionals and strives to provide the most comprehensive catalog of thought leaders and industry experts to consider for speaking engagements. A listing or profile on this website does not imply an agency affiliation or endorsement by the talent.

All American Entertainment (AAE) exclusively represents the interests of talent buyers, and does not claim to be the agency or management for any speaker or artist on this site. AAE is a talent booking agency for paid events only. We do not handle requests for donation of time or media requests for interviews, and cannot provide celebrity contact information.

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