As a former White House photojournalist Reggie Selma witnessed first-hand the wisdom and leadership it takes to govern a nation and influence the world.
Reggie Selma grew up during the brutal “ Jim Crow” era in his hometown of Birmingham, Alabama.
A childhood filled with white and colored signs on restrooms, and water fountains, church bombings, and firehoses sprayed upon peaceful protesters.
However, a loving and supportive family taught him you can overcome any obstacle, even legalized discrimination.
With that guidance, in 1982 Reggie Selma became a media pioneer in becoming CNN’s first African American cameraman assigned to the White House.
Inspirational and Motivation
Reggie’s stories of family, faith, and a never give up spirit has inspired audiences in Tokyo, London, Amsterdam, Ireland, and the United States.
For over 30 years Reggie Selma was one of CNN’s most knowledge and dedicated photojournalists based in their Washington, D.C. bureau.
He traveled around the globe filming every U. S. president from Reagan to Obama. Reggie has also covered some of the most iconic figures of our time.
Leaders such as Nelson Mandela, Mother Teresa, and the Dalai Lama, giving him a front row to history.