Expert on faith and country, William J. Federer, joins the MBU Media Talk series

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William J. Federer will open the Spring 2019 MBU Media Talk series on Tuesday, November 19 at Missouri Baptist University. The free speaker series will take place in MBU’s Pillsbury Chapel and Dale Williams Fine Arts Center from 1-2 p.m.

Federer is a previous congressional candidate, author and nationally known speaker on faith and country. His first book “America’s God and Country Encyclopedia of Quotations” has sold over a half-million copies.

Amerisearch, Federer’s publications house, focuses on researching and telling the story of America’s noble heritage.

He received an honorary doctorate of humanities from American Christian College in 2004 and an honorary doctorate of global leadership from Midwest University in 2013. Federer earned a bachelor’s of science in accounting and business administration from St. Louis University in 1980.

Dr. Amanda Staggenborg, assistant professor of public relations and instructional coordinator of undergraduate communications, is the founder and coordinator of the MBU Media Talk series.

For years, the talks have inspired communications students and offered a glimpse into the professional world by showcasing leaders in public relations, journalism, broadcast media and strategic communications.

Each MBU Media Talk speaker is selected to represent various types of communication-related professions in St. Louis.

Previous MBU Media Talk speakers include Missouri Governor Michael L. Parson, KSDK news anchor Christina Coleman, St. Louis Post-Dispatch columnist Bill McClellan and many more.