2012 Election Twitter Chat With Black Enterprise Editor-in-Chief
Black Enterprise Magazine January-March 2019 Issue

President Barack Obama during his Oval Office interview with Black Enterprise Editor-in-Chief Derek T. Dingle (Image: Lonnie Major)

On Thursday, July 26, 2012, from 3:00pm to 4:30pm, Black Enterprise Magazine Senior VP/Editor-in-Chief Derek T. Dingle will host a Twitter chat discussing the upcoming 2012 Presidential Election and insights from his exclusive interviews with President Barack Obama and GOP Candidate Mitt Romney.

Dingle, an award-winning journalist and expert on national political policy and presidential history, will share insights from his exclusive Oval Office interview with President Obama in April and his exclusive interview with Candidate Romney at the NAACP Convention in July. Dingle’s interviews with President Obama and GOP Candidate Romney will appear in the August and September 2012 issues, respectively, of Black Enterprise magazine.

Since the beginning of President Obama’s first term in office, Dingle has spearheaded Black Enterprise’s White House coverage, including landing the first exclusive print magazine interview with the President. National politics and policy is also frequently the topic of Dingle’s blog at BlackEnterprise.com, Power Moves.

To participate in the chat, search for the hashtag #BEVOTE2012 on Twitter or join the discussion on TweetChat.com at http://tweetchat.com/room/BEVOTE2012.

Alfred Edmond, Jr.

Alfred Edmond Jr. is SVP/Editor-at-large of BLACK ENTERPRISE. He is a content leader, brand representative and expert resource for all media platforms under the BLACK ENTERPRISE brand, including the web site, social media and live networking events. From 2008 through 2010, Edmond was SVP/Editor-in-chief of BlackEnterprise.com, helping to lead the transition of BLACK ENTERPRISE from single-magazine publisher to digital-first multimedia company. From 1995 through 2008, Edmond was chief editor of BLACK ENTERPRISE magazine. He has also hosted The Urban Business Roundtable on WVON-AM in Chicago and Money Matters, a syndicated radio feature of American Urban Radio Networks. Edmond is also an entrepreneur, speaker, author and amateur natural bodybuilding competitor.

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