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Cloves C. Campbell, Jr., is the Publisher of the Arizona Informant, a family owned and operated newspaper that provides an important voice for the African-American community in Arizona. This year it celebrates 42 years of publishing. Currently, he serves as Board Chair of the National Newspaper Publishers’ Association (NNPA). As a Phoenix native, his personal commitment and knowledge of the community in which he grew up shows throughout his work. Most recently, he served in the State House of Representatives for District 16 from 2007-2010 fulfilling duties on the Appropriations, Banking and Insurance, and House Ethics committees. With an extensive background in marketing communications, media/public relations and advertising sales, Cloves lent his expertise as Vice-Chair of Arizona African-American Democratic Caucus. He is also a board member of the following organizations: The George Washington Carver Museum Board, Roosevelt Foundation for Our Children's Future, The Black Theatre Troupe, Arizona African American Legislative Days Coalition, Wells Fargo Community Advisory Board, Tanner Chapel A.M.E. Church Renaissance Committee and First Tee of Arizona. A lifetime member of the NAACP, Cloves was educated at Pitzer College in Claremont, Calif., and University of Virginia Darden School of Business Legislators Program. He and his wife of 22 years, Lanette, have three children: Daivon, Chanette, and Cloves III.
Cloves Campbell: Thanks, Kam. It is truly an honor to be the Chairman of the premiere news organization in the world for black folks.
that paved the way for you. They are definitely my role models. I think
about them every day.
Black Community to our respective markets. The most important aspect
our mission is that we deliver that news from the black perspective.
integrate the digital platform to our member papers’ portfolios. However,
we still want to maintain our strong print presence, as well as to continue
to reach out to younger readers.
are competing for the instant gratification customer. Black newspapers
are a niche market and black consumers are now being targeted by major
corporations for their dollars.
decades. As a matter of fact, two years ago we partnered with the Nielsen Ratings Research Company to do a study of African-American consumers and it has been very useful in our advertising sales call and marketing efforts.
the jury, the verdict was a forgone conclusion. Naturally, I am
disappointed, but I honestly believe that this may be the wakeup call
that this generation of black folks needs.
the reason why I wear them now so much!
KW: The Michael Ealy question: If you could meet any historical figure, who would it be?
CC: Frederick Douglass.
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