Bill Reed envisions himself as a modern-day George Schuyler an African American author, journalist and social commentator known for his conservative views. Reed's views on: Black Reparations, Blacks in Corporate America, the Black Middle Class and Ways of the Black political class are well-received by college, activists and church audiences.
"The Dean" of Black Washington reporters, William Reed has been a Washington insider for 30 years. As Communications Director for the Black Press of America in 1995 Reed named Minister Louis Farrakhan "Man of the Year" for the Million Man March. His presentations include "insights" from Black achievers from Booker T. Washington to Elijah Muhammad.
Publisher of "Who's Who in Black Corporate America", Bill Reed know the players and his presentations provide up-to-date commentary on who is doing what that affects Blacks in America. A media entrepreneur, Reed brings a creditable and strong background to the podium. In addition to his "Who's Who in Black Corporate America " publication, Reed is president of the Black Press Foundation and the Business Exchange Network and Outreach Coordinator for the Africa-focused Coalition to Give Peace a Chance. Reed's "Business Exchange" columns have appeared in hundreds of African-American-oriented newspapers for over 30 years.
Reed is a sought-after speaker because he is a leading authority on marketing, advertising and media directed to the African-American market. He has won numerous media awards for reports and commentaries on Black economic development. Reed has been at the history-making events as Business Editor for Washington, D.C. 's Black-oriented Capital Spotlight, News Dimensions and Eagle News newspapers from the 1980s to the 21st century. He is currently a consultant to the Washington Informer newspaper and on the Advisory Board of the World Media Association.