Featuring Guest Speaker Anne Holt,
News Personality (WKRN-TV Channel 2)
“Lessons Learned from a Media Trailblazer”
After nearly four decades of anchoring the news on News 2, Anne Holt is more than a familiar face, she is a trusted friend. An eight-time Emmy Award winning journalist and recipient of the coveted George Foster Peabody Award for the investigative documentary “Under the Influence”, Anne is recognized by her peers throughout the MidSouth as an outstanding role model.
She received her education from the University of Tennessee in Knoxville and immediately went to work for the local television station, WATE-TV. Anne moved to Nashville in 1976, and went to work for News 2 as a reporter and weekend anchor. In 1980, Anne became primary anchor.
She has received countless awards and honors including the Jerry Thompson Communicator’s “Lifetime Achievement Award” from NCCJ; NATAS Nashville/Midsouth Silver Circle and Governors’ Award recipient; the Donald G. Hillman Distinguished Alumni Award from the University of Tennessee College of Communications, and the Distinguished Service Award from the Tennessee Association of Broadcasters.