Dorothy B. Gilliam

Dorothy Butler Gilliam, was The Washington Post’s first black female reporter, and also served as an editor and columnist. During her distinguished career, spanning more than five decades, she has become a revered icon in American journalism, a fierce advocate for women’s rights, a fervent civil rights activist and renowned author. In January 2019, Gilliam published her riveting memoir, “Trailblazer: A Pioneering Journalist’s Fight to Make the Media Look More like America.” Wilson Global CEO Julia Wilson serves as Ms. Gilliam’s publicist and has secured appearances for Ms. Gilliam on various platforms including USA Today, the Washingtonian, Philadelphia Inquirer, LA Sentinel, LA Watts Times, CBS, NBC-TV and substantially increased her reach via Twitter, LinkedIn and Facebook. Gilliam has also appeared on The Daily Show with Trevor Noah.