Joy T. Moore

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Joy Thomas Moore "is the Manager of Making Connections Communications and Media Projects for the Annie E. Casey Foundation, a private philanthropy dedicated to helping build better futures for disadvantaged children and families in the United States. Her primary responsibilities include oversight of the Foundation’s national communications network and management of the Foundation’s media portfolio.

"Prior to joining the Foundation in 1992, Joy was a freelance writer and field producer in the New York city area, where she contributed to numerous local and nationally syndicated programs, including ESSENCE: The Television Program, where for five years she was the senior writer for the weekly program. She later served as writer or field producer for the following productions: “Women Into the Nineties,” (WNBC, Winter, 1990); “America’s Black Forum,” hosted by Julian Bond, (1990-1992); and the critically acclaimed eight-part documentary series, “Images & Realities: African American Men” and its sequels, “The African American Family” (1992-1993), “African American Women” (1993), and as senior writer for “African American Children” (1994).

"Prior to her work in television, Joy served in a variety of editorial positions atWMAL-AM radio, the ABC-owned and operated station in Washington, D.C. Her awards include an Edward R. Murrow and George Foster Peabody Awards for Public Service for the 1972 documentary “Suffer the Little Children,” a multi-part radio series on sexually abused children; a No Greater Love Foundation Award for radio documentary on the plight of children of Vietnam veterans in 1973; The Clarion Award for Public Service; and the Chesapeake Associated Press award for radio documentary excellence for a series on women caught in the cycle of alcohol abuse. During the period between 1974 and 1977, Joy also served as an adjunct professor in the Journalism Department at Howard University.

"Joy earned both her B.A. and M.A. in Broadcast Journalism at American University in Washington, D.C." [1]

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  1. 2007 Making Your Documentary Matter Conference Participant Biographies, Center for Social Media, accessed April 22, 2008.
  2. National Advisory Panel, Sound Partners for Community Health, accessed April 22, 2008.