CBS Correspondent Pinkston coming to Baton Rouge | Business
CBS News correspondent and Emmy Award-Winning Journalist Randall Pinkston will speak to the students at Glen Oaks High School on Friday, March 25, at 9:30 a.m. Pinkston will talk about the importance of maintaining a positive image in this age of technology.
While in Baton Rouge, Pinkston will also visit the Manship School of Mass Communication at Louisiana State University on Thursday. He will talk to LSU students about his experience as a journalist, his successes and failures in the fast-paced news industry, and answer questions.
Pinkston is based in New York City. He currently reports for the CBS Evening News and other CBS News broadcasts. Pinkston has reported on the reconstruction in Iraq in the post-Saddam Hussein, the Uni-bomber and the infamous Susan Smith trial in 1995.
In 1996, he won an Emmy Award for Outstanding Investigative Journalism for the documentary, CBS REPORTS: Legacy of Shame. Pinkston also won Emmy Awards for his coverage of the TWA Flight 800 terror in 1997 and Princess Diana’s death in 1998.