Jesse Holland is an award-winning journalist, speaker, author, educator, and television personality. He is best known for being one of the first African American journalists to cover the Supreme Court full-time. Holland was born in Holly Springs, Mississippi, and he earned his bachelor’s in liberal arts with an emphasis in journalism and English from the University of Mississippi. He went on to earn his master of fine arts in creative nonfiction at Goucher College. While studying at the University of Mississippi, Holland became the second African American editor of the college newspaper, The Daily Mississippian. While working with The Daily Mississippian, Holland co-wrote the comic strip, Hippie and the Black Guy. Holland went on to be a reporter for The Oxford Eagle, as an Associated Press reporter, and had interned at The New York Times, Meredith Corporation, and the Birmingham Post-Herald. While working for AP, he covered the trail of Susan Smith, and he went on to be a statehouse reporter before covering issues such as state government and education. He has also been a race and ethnicity reporter for AP, a White House reporter, a Congressional reporter, a Supreme Court reporter, and a National Labor Writer. Since leaving AP, Holland has been a distinguished visiting scholar in resident at the John W. Kluge Center, and has also taught journalism at the University of Arkansas. Most recently, he has taught writing at Goucher College and journalism ethics. As an author, Holland has published the books “Black Men Built the Capitol,” “The Invisibles,” and more..
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CTI can give you the accurate Jesse Holland booking price once we submit your event details to their camp. "How much does it cost to book Jesse Holland for an event?" is a frequent question we get, but the final Jesse Holland booking price is contingent on many variables and the booking fee we may show is based on a range derived from our past experience with what will Jesse Holland charge for an event. One example fee to book Jesse Holland is in the starting range of $7,500-$14,999. Also, their speaking fee might be different than the fee shown for the cost to perform or to just appear. Popularity, career stage, along with current demand will cause fluctuations in their speaking price too. The final booking price may be more than what is shown, but you should at least have a budget within that range for them to consider an appearance, performance or speaking engagement.
There is low probability to book Jesse Holland for a party with anything substantially less than the published booking cost price range. We will negotiate with the Jesse Holland agent on your behalf, but if your funding is not in place then it will more difficult to book Jesse Holland, because they get many offers to work events that are at or above asking price. It is also important to consider the travel costs when researching the Jesse Holland booking fee, as additional expenses like this, as well as an entourage of staff and equipment, are not necessarily built-in to the booking fee range shown. If your budget does not factor that in, then there is no benefit for them to want to be hired. We do not personally speak for Jesse Holland, but in our experience in booking talent for over 25 years, this is generally the outcome of inadequate funding.
Journalist-Print, Social Issues, Social Issues-African Advocates, Male, Age Group-18-30's,