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Steven Lattimore

General Assignment Reporter

Columbia College Alumni Steven Lattimore has been a broadcast journalist since 1988, starting his career in Greenville, Mississippi as a television reporter.

He is now a general assignment reporter for Lakeshore Public Radio. In 2016 he won for "Best Reporter" in Metro-II for the Indiana Associated Press Association. He was also awarded "Best Enterprise Story" for his report on a Gary, IN church switching to solar panels.

Over the past 28 years he has worked from Africa to Alaska. His work has included jobs at WBBM TV Chicago and a brief stint at WBBM780 News radio.

He has also worked at stations in Milwaukee Wisconsin, Toledo Ohio, Norfolk Virginia, Tupelo Mississippi and Juneau Alaska KJUD.  Lattimore has also served at Chicago Bureau Chief for the IrishTVNetwork and as a freelance producer for WYCC Ch 20 in Chicago. He also worked at KJUD TV

Lattimore grew up on the west and south sides of Chicago and attended Visitation Grammar school and Leo High School.

He began his career at Lakeshore Public Media as a TV reporter on the Lake Shore Report news program in February of 2014. When the program was put on hiatus he was asked to come and work in the radio department. For the pas fifteen years, Lattimore has served as an Adjunct professor of Broadcast Journalism at Columbia College.