Oak Ridge National Laboratory


News Release

Media Contact: Fred Strohl (strohlhf@ornl.gov)
Communications and External Relations


Knoxville TV news anchor to address group at Museum

OAK RIDGE, Tenn., March 2, 1999 — Robin Wilhoit, news anchor with Knoxville's WBIR-TV, will discuss the topic "Women In News/Journalism" during a Women's History Month program at 11 a.m. Tuesday, March 9 at the American Museum of Science and Energy, Tulane Avenue, Oak Ridge. The public is invited.

The title of her talk is "Behind the Scenes to the Forefront - the Last 20 Years." Women's History Month provides an opportunity to showcase careers for women. It is sponsored by the Women's History Month Committee of the Department of Energy's (DOE) Oak Ridge National Laboratory. The committee is composed of ORNL Workforce Diversity representatives and members of the Committee for Women.

Wilhoit co-anchors the 6 and 11 p.m. news Mondays through Fridays, and also reports stories for the station's "Health Beat" segment. She joined WBIR as a reporter in September 1992. She previously worked as a reporter at WJHL-TV in Johnson City, Tenn.

She is a graduate of the University of North Carolina with a bachelor of arts degree in journalism with emphasis in political science.

An interpreter will be available for the hearing impaired. More information about the program is available by calling Teresa Ferguson at 576-0541 or Irene Rose at 576-1758.

ORNL is a DOE multiprogram research facility and is managed by Lockheed >Martin Energy Research Corporation.