Jelks, Lo, 1939-
Lo Jelks was a reporter for the WSB television station in Atlanta, Georgia, from 1967 to 1976. He was one of the first African American reporters at a major television in the South. Jelks was born in 1939 in St. Petersburg, Florida.
Archival Collections and Reference Resources
- WSB-TV Newsfilm Collection (Walter J. Brown Media Archives and Peabody Awards Collection)
- WSB-TV newsfilm clip of African American sanitation workers on strike as well as comments by African American leaders in Macon, Georgia, 1969 March 24 (News)
- WSB-TV newsfilm clip of reporter Lo Jelks commenting on the controversy surrounding the Board of Regent's confirmation of Dean Rusk's appointment to the faculty of the University of Georgia, Atlanta, Georgia, 1969 December 28 (News)
- WSB-TV newsfilm clip of reporter Lo Jelks interviewing administrators and students about the possibility of merging two colleges, one historically white and one historically African American, in Savannah, Georgia, 1970 May 11 (News)