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John Georges, The Advocate (2019)




Genre: Speech

Place Covered: Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2019-11-13

Duration: 00:20:59

Subjects: Rotary Club of Baton Rouge | GEORGES, JOHN | Advocate (Baton Rouge, La.) | Journalism | Newspapers


  • Georges, John Speaker


A speech by John Georges before the Baton Rouge Rotary Club on November 13, 2019. Georges is the co-owner of “The Advocate” newspaper, which is headquartered in Baton Rouge. He discusses: the newspaper’s success over the past six years despite the downturn in the newspaper industry; their expansion into the New Orleans and Lafayette markets; and their recent merger with the New Orleans Times-Picayune. He also answers questions from the audience.