Niagara Foundation convenes a reception in honor of Black History Month on Thursday February 28th 2008. The Keynote speaker is Warner Saunders, Anchor, NBC5 Chicago.
The reception will feature exhibitions, speech, and furthermore.
February 28th, 2008
12:00 P.M. – 1:30 P.M
205 N Michigan Suite 4240
Chicago, IL 60601
Warner Saunders was the 10 PM co-anchor for WMAQ-TV in Chicago. Saunders’ primary co-anchor in the NBC 5 evening newscasts was Allison Rosati. A Chicago native, Saunders holds a bachelor’s degree from Xavier University and a Master’s degree from Northeastern Illinois University.
He and his wife, Sadako, live in Chicago. He has won 19 Emmy Awards for news, sports, documentaries, children’s shows, talk shows, and town meetings. Other awards he won are the Illinois Broadcasters Association Public Service Award, the Gabriel Award, The Ohio State Award, and the 1999 Hull House Jane Addams Award for his commitment to the Chicago community.