Malvin Russell Goode was born in White Plains, Virginia back in 1908. He graduated from the public school in Homestead, Pennsylvania before continuing his education at the University of Pittsburgh in 1931. He worked in the steel mills for 12 years staring when he was in high school and after five years of graduating from the University of Pittsburgh.
In 1936, he was appointed to ta position in the Juvenile Court as a boys work director at the Centre Avenue YMCA. He also worked at the Pittsburgh Housing Authority for six years. In 1948, he joined the Pittsburg Courier for 14 years. In 1949, he also began a career as a radio broadcaster with KQV radio. In 1962, you could find him working for ABC News covering the United Nations (UN). His first assignment was covering the Cuban Missile Crises. He died in 1995, he was 87.
What you may not know about Malvin is that he was the first African-American television journalist and news correspondent.
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