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Compiled by Kalin Thomas Contributing Writer | 6/28/2013, 2:28 p.m.
Anna Bryant

Former CNN Executive Producer, Kim Bondy has been named Senior Executive Producer the new flagship program for Al Jazeera America, “America Tonight.”

The current affairs program will debut when the network launches later this year.

At CNN, Bondy was vice president of morning programming, and

led breaking coverage of the 9/11 attacks, the Iraq war and Hurricane Katrina.

Anna Bryant of Decatur, and Takisha Walls of Atlanta were selected for internships at Youth Villages, a private nonprofit organization dedicated to helping children and families live successfully.

Bryant, a senior at the University of Georgia, interned at Youth Villages’ Dogwood Campus.

Walls, a senior at Clark Atlanta University, interned at Youth Villages’ Boys Center for Intensive Residential Treatment.

Both women helped children in residential treatment learn more positive behavior patterns and deal with past trauma.

Clark Atlanta University professor (CAU) Dr. Timothy Askew, is one of 75 CAU administrators, faculty and students who were recently inducted into The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi -- the nation’s oldest, largest and most selective all-discipline honor society.

Askew will be president of the CAU chapter -- the first private historically black college or university to be granted a chapter.

Other officers include: Dr. Bettye Clark, vice president; Dr. Stephanie Evans, secretary and Dr. Jeffrey Phillips, treasurer.