Roy S. Johnson: On the Front Lines from Sports to Social Justice
Today Ramona explores the fascinating journalism career of Roy S. Johnson. In their conversation, Roy discusses his extensive work covering sports, entertainment and business at several prominent publications including Sports Illustrated, History Channel magazine, Men’s Fitness and Savoy magazine. Roy also explores his current role as a statewide columnist for AL.com, where he has been on the front lines of reporting and interpreting the awakening of America during the racial and social justice movement of 2020. According to Roy, his responsibility as a journalist is to tell stories and provide information about spaces and places, where others cannot go. Roy is an award-winning journalist, digital content strategist, life coach and media consultant. From Tulsa, Oklahoma, Roy currently lives in Birmingham, Alabama.