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Frank W. and Sue Mayborn

School of Journalism

Cornelius Foote Jr. (Neil), M.S.J., M.B.A.

Principal Lecturer

Cornelius Foote Jr. (Neil), M.S.J., M.B.A.
Sycamore Hall 252

Neil Foote has worked at The Miami Herald, The Washington Post, The Dallas Morning News, the Belo Corporation and at the Tom Joyner Morning Show. He also worked for The American Society of Newspaper Editors. In addition to being a newspaper reporter, he has led advertising sales teams, helped develop strategy and launch websites and developed and managed public relations for Tom Joyner, his media company and foundation.

He is president of Foote Communications LLC, a Dallas media consulting firm. Foote is chairman of the National Kidney Foundation Serving North Texas, president of the National Black Public Relations Society, a former board member of the UNT Alumni Association, past chairman of the National Association of  Multicultural Media Executives as well as a longstanding member of the National Association of Black Journalists.

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