Mike Tucker

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Mike Tucker is a two-time winner of regional Emmy Awards for writing and producing. He creates distinctive print, broadcast, and online products through his company, Tucker Multimedia LLC, and teaches the Politics and
Communications seminar in the Capitol Hill Internship Program.
He formerly taught journalism at Bowie State University and Howard University. He earned a Master of Arts from George Mason University and a Bachelor of Arts from Brooklyn College.
Tucker’s clients include AARP Bulletin, the American Advertising Federation, the Lott Carey Foreign Mission, and Reading Is Fundamental. He has reported and edited for The Detroit News and USA Today and is a former press secretary in the U.S. Congress.
His broadcast credits include writing and co-producing Shaw: The Place, The People, The Promise and Portraits of Freedom: A History of Black Washington. Both documentaries aired on Washington's WUSA-TV, where he was a producer-writer for talk and feature programming.
His teleplays Eden's Choice and Running Out of Time garnered Emmys and another—Jump-Start My Heart!—was adapted from the poetry of Nikki Giovanni and aired on WHUT-TV in Washington.
Tucker’s stage plays include Bought With a Price, Found in Space and Back to the Old Landmark, which he co-wrote with his wife, Geri. The couple has one son, Christopher. All are members of Alfred Street Baptist Church in Alexandria, Va., where they play in the Sanctified Symphony Orchestra--Geri on clarinet, Christopher on piano, and Mike on trumpet.

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