Roland Martin

Roland Martin


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Saturday - 12:20PM: The Convention Center's Great Hall

Roland Martin currently serves as TV One’s political editor, senior analyst of the Tom Joyner Morning Show, and host of News One Now on TV One. Martin is an acclaimed journalist winning more than 30 professional awards for journalistic excellence, including becoming NABJ's 2013 Journalist of the Year, the organizations most coveted honor; a regional Edward R. Murrow Award from the Radio Television News Directors and the National Association of Minorities in Cable among many others.

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