John Georges, The Advocate (2019)
Place Covered: Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana
Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority
Date Issued: 2019-11-13
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.