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Veteran News Anchor Monica Pearson Hosts the AIB Network's Televised Allen Awards
By: AIB NETWORK
Monica Pearson was the first African American woman to anchor the daily evening news in Atlanta, Georgia and worked for 37 years at the leading station WSB-TV. "She is a staple not only on Atlanta's airwaves but also in Atlanta's communities. We are honored by her participation in this year's festivities,"
In addition to recognizing community leaders making a positive impact, the Allen Awards will also recognize rising filmmakers and producers that embody achievement in mind/body/spirit/
The Allen Awards is AIB Network's signature event and fundraiser named after AIB's founder John Houston Allen. The awards program will recognize and celebrate the greater Atlanta nonprofit community, including faith-based and interfaith organizations, and their efforts to improve lives by building bridges of understanding, valuing diversity and challenging us to make a difference in the lives of others.
The Allen Awards take place April 19, 2018 at 7:00PM. The television premiere is May 6, 2018.
For more information or to attend visit http://www.aibtv.com/