Are you looking for a keynote speaker, leadership trainer or panelist for your upcoming event? I welcome opportunities to share perspectives on local journalism, digital transformation, organizational change, community leadership and leading during periods of disruption and transition. To discuss your needs, e-mail Mizell at 



  • Abilene Christian University
  • Associated Collegiate Press
  • Bowling Green State University
  • California News Publishers Association
  • Evansville Branch NAACP
  • Florida A&M University
  • University of Georgia, Grady College of Journalism and Mass Communications
  • American Society of News Editors/Reynolds High School Journalism Institute
  • Association of Schools of Journalism and Mass Communication
  • Carver Community Organization, Evansville, Ind.
  • Ohio Scholastic Press Association
  • Ohio University
  • University of Evansville
  • University of Illinois/Champaign
  • University of Southern Indiana
  • World Journalism Institute

Training, presentations and panel discussions:

  • American Press Institute
  • American Society of News Editors
  • America’s Newspapers
  • Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication
  • Canadian Broadcasting Corporation
  • Colby College
  • Hampton University
  • International Symposium on Online Journalism
  • J-Camp – Asian American Journalists Association
  • John S. and James L. Knight Foundation
  • Kent State University
  • Leadership Akron
  • Leadership Evansville
  • Leadership Tallahassee
  • Mid-America Press Institute
  • National Association of Black Journalists
  • National Association of Hispanic Journalists
  • National Press Club
  • National Press Club Journalism Institute
  • Newsgeist US
  • News Media Alliance
  • Maynard Institute for Journalism Education
  • Ohio University, Scripps College of Communication
  • Ohio State University, Kiplinger Program for Public Affairs Journalism
  • Online News Association
  • Philadelphia Media Network
  • Poynter Institute for Media Studies
  • Society of Professional Journalists
  • Southern Newspaper Publishers Association
  • Toyota Motor Manufacturing Indiana


  • Akron Press Club
  • Indiana Debate Commission
  • The Newseum / Freedom Forum Institute
  • Society of Professional Journalists
  • Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi
  • University of Evansville

Broadcast host/regular panelist:

  • WEAO/WNEO-TV, Akron/Youngstown, Ohio
  • WIOT-FM, Toledo, Ohio
  • WNIN-TV/FM, Evansville, Ind.