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Leonard Pitts, Jr.

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Leonard Pitts, Jr. Biography

A former writer for Casey Kasem's radio program "American Top 40," Leonard Pitts, Jr. was a pop music critic at the Miami Herald where he began writing about race and current affairs in his own column. Today, his Miami Herald newspaper column on pop culture, social issues and family life is syndicated in more than 150 daily newspapers. A finalist for the Pulitzer Prize in 1992, he won the top prize for commentary at the Scripps Howard Foundation’s National Journalism Awards in 2002.

He is also the author of the bestseller, Becoming Dad: Black Men and the Journey to Fatherhood, a poignant account of the nature and meaning of black fatherhood in the contemporary United States.

Pitts’ column has also won awards from the Society of Professional Journalists, the National Association of Black Journalists, the American Association of Sunday and Feature Editors and the Simon Wiesenthal Center, among others. He is a three-time recipient of the National Headliners Award. In 2001, he received the American Society of Newspaper Editors prestigious ASNE Award for Commentary Writing and was named Columnist of the Year by Editor and Publisher magazine. In 2002, the National Society of Newspaper Columnists awarded Pitts its inaugural Columnist of the Year award. Also in 2002, GLAAD Media awarded Pitts the Outstanding Newspaper Columnist award.

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Forward From this Moment: Selected Columns, 1994-2009

Forward From this Moment: Selected Columns, 1994-2009

Before I Forget

Before I Forget

Becoming Dad: Black Men and the Journey to Fatherhood

Becoming Dad: Black Men and the Journey to Fatherhood

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  • Race in America

  • Becoming Dad: Black Men and Journey to Fatherhood

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    Booking fees for Leonard Pitts, Jr., 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 Leonard Pitts, Jr., please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.
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Leonard Pitts, Jr. Biography

A former writer for Casey Kasem's radio program "American Top 40," Leonard Pitts, Jr. was a pop music critic at the Miami Herald where he began writing about race and current affairs in his own column. Today, his Miami Herald newspaper column on pop culture, social issues and family life is syndicated in more than 150 daily newspapers. A finalist for the Pulitzer Prize in 1992, he won the top prize for commentary at the Scripps Howard Foundation’s National Journalism Awards in 2002.

He is also the author of the bestseller, Becoming Dad: Black Men and the Journey to Fatherhood, a poignant account of the nature and meaning of black fatherhood in the contemporary United States.

Pitts’ column has also won awards from the Society of Professional Journalists, the National Association of Black Journalists, the American Association of Sunday and Feature Editors and the Simon Wiesenthal Center, among others. He is a three-time recipient of the National Headliners Award. In 2001, he received the American Society of Newspaper Editors prestigious ASNE Award for Commentary Writing and was named Columnist of the Year by Editor and Publisher magazine. In 2002, the National Society of Newspaper Columnists awarded Pitts its inaugural Columnist of the Year award. Also in 2002, GLAAD Media awarded Pitts the Outstanding Newspaper Columnist award.

Leonard Pitts, Jr. Videos

  • GS 28 Leonard Pitts Worship (EDIT) - YouTube
  • Leonard Pitts www.azpbs.org/horizon - YouTube

Leonard Pitts, Jr. Books

Leonard Pitts, Jr. Speaking Topics

  • Race in America

  • Becoming Dad: Black Men and Journey to Fatherhood

FAQs on booking Leonard Pitts, Jr.

  • How to book Leonard Pitts, Jr.?

    Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like Leonard Pitts, Jr. 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 Leonard Pitts, Jr., 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 Leonard Pitts, Jr. or any other celebrity of your choice.
  • How much does it cost to book Leonard Pitts, Jr.?

    Booking fees for Leonard Pitts, Jr., 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 Leonard Pitts, Jr., 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 Leonard Pitts, Jr.?

    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Leonard Pitts, Jr. 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 Leonard Pitts, Jr. 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 Leonard Pitts, Jr. or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Leonard Pitts, Jr. 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.

Leonard Pitts, Jr. is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics such as Race in America and Becoming Dad: Black Men and Journey to Fatherhood. The estimated speaking fee range to book Leonard Pitts, Jr. for your event is $5,000 - $10,000. Leonard Pitts, Jr. generally travels from Washington, DC, USA and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Donna Brazile, Roland Martin, Tukufu Zuberi, Kevin Powell and Juan Williams. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Leonard Pitts, Jr. for an upcoming live or virtual event.

Leonard Pitts, Jr. Speaker Videos

  • GS 28 Leonard Pitts Worship (EDIT) - YouTube
    Leonard Pitts www.azpbs.org/horizon - YouTube

Leonard Pitts, Jr. Speaking Topics

  • Race in America

  • Becoming Dad: Black Men and Journey to Fatherhood

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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.

If you are the talent, and wish to request removal from this catalog or report an issue with your profile, please click here.

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