Moments in the Shadow of Greatness

ISBN: 978-1-7923-2187-0
By: Addison, George


Moments in the Shadow of Greatness shows the human side of people you may never have the chance to meet and how they are more like us than not. It also illustrates how they impact the lives of ordinary people to do extraordinary things in their communities and the world. That is what George Addison does in his inspiring and motivational series of books “Moments in the Shadow of Greatness.


George Addison

George L. Addison is an entrepreneur, journalist, veteran, the founder and CEO of BeeNetwork Media Group (BMG), Publisher / Editor of the online news and entertainment site He has interviewed such notables as entrepreneur George C. Fraser, Chairman & CEO of FraserNet, Inc., Clifton R. Wharton, Jr., African American pioneer and former U.S. Deputy Secretary of State; former U.N. Ambassador Andrew Young; former 3-time Heavyweight Champion Muhammad Ali; Olympian Jesse Owens, Filmmaker / Author Gordon Parks, Sr. and many more. A broadcast news professional with 20+ years of experience in television/ radio / cable, he has coordinated media events for the Olympics, the National Football League (NFL), served as Public Affairs Specialist / Journalist for the Department of Defense and the Pentagon and is former Marketing Director for the United States Tennis Association (USTA Kentucky). He is also the former executive producer and host of the National Black Business Report public affairs program, which broadcast to some 14 million households via PBS and cable stations in the U.S. and Caribbean. An advocate of educational, community and civic issues, Addison has provided advisory input, lectures and consulting to several educational organizations such as; Consortium for Policy Research in Education members – University of Southern California (USC), Harvard University, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, Michigan State University, Stanford University, University of Wisconsin – Madison. Other institutions included; Murray State University, Kentucky State University, Bellarmine University, S.E. College of Osteopathic Medicine, Jefferson Community College, Jefferson County Public Schools (JCPS), District of Columbia Charter Schools and more. A former Department of the Army Excellence Award winner and Community Service Award winner, he has appeared on national news shows and has been recognized by former First Lady Michelle Obama, The U.S. Department of Justice, and The Commonwealth of Virginia Attorney General’s Office, parents, educators, government agencies, universities and others. Today, Addison mentors and coaches’ entrepreneurs while continuing his legacy and commitment to community service excellence.