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Dee Baker Amos to Deliver Institute on Media Ethics Keynote Baker Amos will discuss the evolutions of ethics in communications in her March 26 lecture.

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Dee Baker Amos, consultant and executive coach specializing in crisis management, will deliver the keynote address on “The Evolutions of Ethics in Communications” at Washington and Lee University’s 77th Institute on Media Ethics at 5 p.m. on Tuesday, March 26, in the Northen Auditorium in Leyburn Library.

The lecture is free and open to the public and is sponsored by W&L’s Knight Program in Media Ethics and the Department of Journalism and Mass Communications.

“Dee Baker Amos is the expert you call when you’re in a crisis,” said Kevin Finch, associate professor of journalism and mass communications, who is managing the institute this term. “She has survived and thrived while managing several communications crises over the years, especially in essential sectors such as public transportation, airports and airlines, and large events. We’re thrilled she will share her insights first with our students and then with the public.”

Baker Amos is an executive leader with over 20 years of experience in communications, public relations, marketing and community engagement. She shares insights, perspectives and lived wisdom as Deeism™ and inspires audiences with her thought-provoking messages and quotes. Baker Amos is passionate about authentically connecting with people and is known for her innovative and collaborative leadership style.

As the founder of DBA & Associates, LLC, Baker Amos provides thought leadership in strategic planning; leadership development; crisis management; and diversity, equity, inclusion and belonging. She also offers coaching in the areas of career advancement; interviewing and telling your story; exit and next-step career strategies; and executive leadership.

Baker Amos previously served as vice president of communications and marketing at Dallas Fort Worth International Airport where she provided strategic direction for the functions of media relations, internal communications, social and digital media, marketing, community engagement, board management, local government relations and crisis response. She has also held leadership positions at the American Heart Association, Delta Airlines, the Metro Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority and the 1996 Summer Olympic Games in Atlanta.

Baker Amos received her bachelor’s degree from the University of Virginia and her master’s degree from Clark Atlanta University. She resides in the suburbs of Dallas where she is the chair of the Hunger Busters Board and serves on the boards of Methodist Southlake Hospital, Dallas Symphony Orchestra and America’s Dinner Table.