SAVANNAH, Ga. (WSAV) – The Massie Heritage Center has announced the new rescheduled date for a lecture by Savannah native and acclaimed journalist, Wanda Smalls Lloyd.

The event was previous scheduled in February but was cancelled due to an illness.

The lecture will take place on Wednesday March 23 at 6:00 p.m. at the Massie Heritage Center.

The center is located at 207 E. Gordon St.

Lloyd plans on speaking about her experiences and challenges as a black female journalist, how growing up in Savannah during segregation helped shape her career, and views about gender and race.

In 2019, Lloyd was inducted into the National Association of Black Journalists (NABJ) Hall fame in recognition of her decades of impactful work as a newspaper editor and advocacy for diversity of women and people of color in media.

Lloyd is a retired newspaper editor and a former associate professor/former chair of the Department of Journalism and Mass Communications at Savannah State University. 

Her career included executive leadership positions at The Montgomery Advertiser,  The Greenville News, USA TODAY, The Washington Post, the Atlanta Journal and more.

Learn more about the lecture HERE.