Jolly Brown

Development Director

Jolly Brown has served as KGOU’s Manager of Development since September, 2000. From 1995 to 1998, Jolly was the Morning Edition Host and Senior News Producer for KGOU and was an underwriting consultant from 1998 to 2000. Before her arrival at KGOU, Jolly worked for seven years at commercial radio station KEBC in Oklahoma City, both in sales and as an on-air announcer. She also spent two and a half years at KGMC-TV, Channel 34 in Oklahoma City.

Jolly earned her B.A. in Journalism from the University of Oklahoma in 1985, graduating with distinction. She is currently on the board of Jaymac, the alumni association of OU’s Gaylord College of Journalism and Mass Communication. She also has served as secretary of the Norman Arts Council roundtable.

Fall Membership Drive
11:16 am
Thu October 17, 2013

Invest in Your Continuing Education

Renee Montagne on assignment in the Middle East.
Credit Tom Bullock

I have a great admiration of journalists. I think it’s a fascinating profession, but more importantly, I believe it is necessary and noble work.

The ability to understand a subject, look at it from all sides and present it in a way that makes sense to the reader, listener or viewer takes skill and knowledge. 

Journalism is a public service dedicated to accuracy and truth.  It is vital for a free society to have reporters asking questions, verifying information and presenting it to the public. 

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