Richard Carter

Richard G. Carter is a print and broadcast journalist, published author and adjunct news professor with extensive experience in the news media and on television and radio talk shows. A Milwaukee native, he began his career in 1962 as associate editor with the Milwaukee Star-- a black weekly. In 1964 he joined the Milwaukee Sentinel, followed in 1965 by the Columbus dispatch. In 1966 he moved onto the Cleveland plain dealer becoming industry writer in 1967.

Beginning in 1986 Carter was a columnist and member of the editorial boards at Kennett Westchester newspapers, The Milwaukee Journal and New York Daily News. His freelance writing has run in the New York Times, the New York Daily News, the New York Post, Newsday, USA today, Cleveland Plain Defender, Cleveland Press, Detroit News, Bergen Record, Milwaukee Journal, Milwaukee Sentinel, Milwaukee Community Journal, Milwaukee Shepherd Express, St. Paul Pioneer Press, Long Beach Press Telegram and Westchester Weekly.

Since 1997, he's written a weekly column in the New York Amsterdam News, the nations largest black newspaper. His work also has appeared in Television Quarterly Connect, Essence, Modern Black Men and Milwaukee Magazines.

From 1989 to 1990 Carter chested "Showdown" with Morton Downey Jr., A national TV talk show on CNBC. He also has been on "Donahue," "Larry King Live," "Jackie Mason," "Nine Broadcast Plaza," "People are Talking," the original "Downey" and local TV and radio in New York Cleveland Boston and Milwaukee. From 1994 to 1995 he cohosted the "Carter Mickey Report" weekdays on WVON in Milwaukee. In 1996 he was a political analyst and cohosted ion Milwaukee for CBS TVs channel 58 news

Carter's biography "Goodnight Sweetheart, Goodnight: The Story of the Spaniels," was published by August Press in 1995. From 1989 to 2006 Carter was an adjunct professor at AME New School University in news reporting African-American images in the media and media and race relations. From 1997 two 2006 he was an adjunct at NYU in news reporting and writing commentary.

A graduate of Marquette University, Carter won his Procedures by Light award in 1986. He's been listed in Who's Who Among Black Americans and Who's Black in Corporate America and has been profiled and Ebony, Jet, and Black Enterprise magazines.

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