Barbara Hamm Lee is an award-winning journalist, television/radio host and the owner of Sharing Info, LLC., (www.sharinginfollc.com), a media/communications consulting company that assists companies to strategically maximize media potential, market effectively, and protect their brand. She is best known as the Executive Producer and Host of Another View, a weekly talk show that “discusses today’s issues from an African American perspective”. Barbara regularly emcees and facilitates programs and delivers motivational speeches throughout Hampton Roads. She created a series of town hall meetings entitled Race: Let’s Talk About It, in response to increasing tension surrounding race relations.
Prior to her work in Norfolk, Barbara held management positions with: Communications Technologies; Prince Georges County, Maryland Police Department; and Hamm and Fox Communications. She was a consultant to the National Federation of Community Broadcasters’ African American Public Radio Stations Initiative.. For eleven years, Barbara held a variety of leadership positions with WHRO Public Media.
Most of Barbara’s career has been spent in television news management, including as News Director for WTKR-TV, Norfolk. She has also served as an adjunct journalism professor for Norfolk State University and Old Dominion University.
Barbara is an expert at navigating the difficult terrain of race relations. A strategic thinker, she knows how to create an atmosphere that fosters constructive dialogue. Barbara is able to use her talents to overcome contentious divides. Currently, she is heading up communications and community engagement activities for the St. Paul’s Area Transformation, a joint project of the Norfolk Redevelopment and Housing Authority and the City of Norfolk.