Dr. James G. “Jerry” Goodwin
Former associate publisher of:
The Oklahoma Eagle newspaper,
he is presently senior partner of:
Goodwin & Grant, a firm specializing in advertising, marketing, and public relations with a specialty in diversity communications.
Current Senior publisher of:
The TCC CONNECTION newspaper. Tulsa Community College
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Jerry Goodwin, LP.D, MBA, is president of Goodwin and Grant, the oldest minority public relations firm in the state. He has represented leading private and public organizations, primarily in Tulsa.
Over the course of more than two decades, he has served as a member and an adviser on a wide range of boards and organizations – nationally and locally.
In addition to his business endeavors, Dr. Goodwin is an assistant professor at Tulsa Community College and is a former adjunct professor in graduate studies in marketing at the Center for Entrepreneurial Studies and Research at Langston University-Tulsa.
Over the last 20 years, he has taught courses in journalism and digital media, communications, and business, where his students have won awards on an annual basis in journalism.
He is following in the footsteps of family members who have taught at leading public and private colleges and universities and school districts across the country.
A Public Relations & Communications Firm
He is the former assistant to the publishers of The Oklahoma Eagle, the nation’s 10th oldest African American weekly newspaper. The newspaper is one of the state’s leading journals whose origins date back to the early 20th Century.
Dr. Goodwin has been a positive impact in his community offering leadership, mentorship, health care options and business strategies to start up companies and entrepreneurs. He supports "The Young Black Survivors Inc," a breast cancer awareness non profit organization and he believes all people have hope to become better individuals.
“Some people see things and say, “Why?” We dream things that never were, and say “Why not?”