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S1E20 Mississippi Stories: Investigative Journalist Jerry Mitchell

Mississippi Stories with Marshall Ramsey

Mississippi Today Editor-At-Large Marshall Ramsey sits down with a true Mississippi storyteller, acclaimed investigative journalist Jerry Mitchell. Mitchell, who founded the Mississippi Center for Investigative Reporting in 2018 after a long career at the Clarion Ledger, talks about his recent book Race Against Time: A Reporter Reopens the Unsolved Murder Cases of the Civil Rights Era and the cases he has covered in his career, including how his reporting convicted serial killer Felix Vail to justice.

55mins

30 Jun 2021

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Author and Investigative Journalist Jerry Mitchell on civil rights and the fight against racial violence

Righteous Convictions with Jason Flom

Jerry Mitchell was an investigative reporter in Jackson, Mississippi for 3 decades. His stories led to the arrest and conviction of the murderers of civil rights activist Medgar Evers, and those responsible for the Birmingham, Alabama Church bombing in 1963 decades after they committed their crimes. He has since received a MacArthur Genius Grant and founded the Mississippi Center for Investigative Reporting.Jason talks to Jerry about how he came to be an investigative reporter and the state of race relations in American in 2021. https://www.mississippicir.org/https://www.simonandschuster.com/books/Race-Against-Time/Jerry-Mitchell/9781451645149https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/16th_Street_Baptist_Church_bombinghttps://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Colored_Orphan_Asylum Righteous Convictions with Jason Flom is a production of Lava for Good Podcasts in association with Signal Co No 1.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

23mins

24 May 2021

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Righteous Convictions - Investigative Journalist Jerry Mitchell

Wrongful Conviction

Jerry Mitchell was an investigative reporter in Jackson, Mississippi for 3 decades. His stories led to the arrest and conviction of the murderers of civil rights activist Medgar Evers, and those responsible for the Birmingham, Alabama Church bombing in 1963 decades after they committed their crimes. He has since received a MacArthur Genius Grant and founded the Mississippi Center for Investigative Reporting.Jason talks to Jerry about how he came to be an investigative reporter and the state of race relations in American in 2021. https://www.mississippicir.org/https://www.simonandschuster.com/books/Race-Against-Time/Jerry-Mitchell/9781451645149https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/16th_Street_Baptist_Church_bombinghttps://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Colored_Orphan_Asylum Righteous Convictions is a production of Lava for Good Podcasts in association with Signal Co No 1.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

23mins

24 May 2021

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Paula DeLuise - Dance Captain of Jerry Mitchell's PEEPSHOW & HALF TIME

You Booked It - How to create a successful entertainment career!

Born and raised on Long Island, New York. As a child she competed and was a national dance champion many times over holding regional and national titles. She has danced in many productions which include, Royal Caribbean Cruise Lines, toured with Lisa Lisa, Love Inc. and performed with NSYNC. Vegas credits include Show in the Sky at the Rio Hotel and Casino, and as dance captain for Jerry Mitchell's PEEPSHOW at Planet Hollywood. You also may have seen her on the last two episodes of Season Three's “Ice Loves Coco”.  In addition Paula was an install director for Celebrity Cruise Line as well as a producer and a lead Vixen of "Coco & The Vanity Vixens." In 2010 she started, organized and produced Broadway Bares Las Vegas, which was an annual event for 5 years, to benefit Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS. Currently Paula is in NYC, and has performed on Saturday Night Live with Miley Cyrus, dance captain, swing, and understudy, for the Tony Award Winning Director and Choreographer Jerry Mitchell and Co-Choreographer Nick Kenkel's new Broadway Bound Production of "Half Time" at the Paper Mill Playhouse. Most recently Paula danced along side Rebel Wilson, Liam Hemsworth, Priyanka Chopra, Adam Devine, and Brandon Scott Jones in the final scene of the film "Isn't It Romantic!" @Princesspoola @thebestdayevereventsbypaula @letsflamingleballoons pauladeluise.com thebestdayeverevents.com SFX by Zapsplat

59mins

14 Nov 2020

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#73 - Jerry Mitchell - LEGALLY BLONDE

Built For The Stage Podcast

Jerry Mitchell / @jammyprod, Tony, Drama Desk, Drama League, Outer Critics, Olivier award winner joins us as our first guest in our series, "Fitness on the Broadway Stage." We chat with Jerry about the iconic Legally Blonde number, "Whipped into Shape." Grab your jump rope, lace up your sneakers, and join us for a college tour where we revisit Harvard U.BROADWAYPRETTY WOMANON YOUR FEETKINKY BOOTSCATCH ME IF YOU CANPRISCILLA QUEEN OF THE DESERTLEGALLY BLONDEDIRTY ROOTTEN SCOUNDRELSLA CAGE AUX FOLLESwww.builtforthestage.com - Schedule your one week trial today!www.broadwaypodcastnetwork.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

24mins

17 Aug 2020

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S3 Ep6: Jerry Mitchell, director & choreographer

In The Frame: Theatre Interviews from West End Frame

Jerry's productions include Legally Blonde, Kinky Boots, Dirty Rotten Scoundrels and On Your Feet.Most recently his production of Pretty Woman opened in the West End following a run on Broadway. Jerry choreographed the original production of Hairspray which is returning to London next year, and he is also working on a stage adaptation of Becoming Nancy.This Sunday Jerry and West End performer Jed Berry are hosting Raise You Up, an online charity concert starring Angels In Lockdown from global productions of Kinky Boots.The show is raising money for Acting For Others, Black Ticket Project, Broadway Advocacy Coalition and Broadway Cares. You can watch Raise You Up this Sunday 26th July at 9pm via www.jedberry.com. The show will be available for 24 hours. Follow Jerry on social media: @jammyprodHosted by Andrew Tomlins. Thanks for listening! Visit westendframe.co.uk for more info about our podcasts. 

36mins

23 Jul 2020

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Jerry Mitchell Part 2: His Taste To TONY Award

Clayton Howe's Entertainmentx

Jerry Mitchell (IG: @jammyprod)(TW:@jammyprod) is a director and/or choreographer of countless Broadway shows! To name a few.. Pretty Woman: The Musical, Kinky Boots (TONY AWARD for Choreography), On Your Feet!, Catch Me If You Can, and Legally Blonde: The Musical. We go from his beginning's through Broadway Bares up to Winning His TONY Award and beyond! Enjoy! #fullout 

24mins

25 Jun 2020

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"FULL OUT" Jerry Mitchell Part 1: His Beginning's Through Legally Blonde

Clayton Howe's Entertainmentx

Jerry Mitchell (IG: @jammyprod)(TW:@jammyprod) is a director and/or choreographer of countless Broadway shows! To name a few.. Pretty Woman: The Musical, Kinky Boots (TONY AWARD for Choreography), On Your Feet!, Catch Me If You Can, and Legally Blonde: The Musical. We go from his beginning's through Broadway Bares up to Winning His TONY Award and beyond! Enjoy! #fullout 

21mins

22 Jun 2020

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Bringing the Klan to Justice: A Discussion with Jerry Mitchell

The Uncomfortable Truth

His work helped close four of the most infamous cold cases of the Civil Right Movement. Jerry Mitchell is one of the most celebrated investigative reporters today and his new book, "race against time" isn't just an incredible insight into these cases and families but how we can all take a stand to do what is right. --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/the-uncomfortable-truth/support

51mins

9 Jun 2020

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S1E1: Murder, Race and Faith: Jerry Mitchell

Tokens with Lee C. Camp

Host Lee C. Camp interviews the MacArthur Genius Grant recipient Jerry Mitchell on his new book Race Against Time: A Reporter Reopens the Unsolved Murder Cases of the Civil Rights Era. The conversation discusses Jerry’s anger, his quest for justice, and the manner in which Jerry’s faith drove that quest, contributing to convictions in 24 of those cold Civil Rights era murder cases.  LINKS:- Website episode page: https://www.tokensshow.com/blog/s1e1- Jerry Book link: https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/1451645139/ref=as_li_tl?camp=1789&creative=9325&creativeASIN=1451645139&ie=UTF8&linkCode=as2&linkId=a9e1e3e6aa2da672a65d67843ffabcc3&tag=tokensshow-20See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

59mins

21 May 2020

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