CEO, Bill Johnson Group, LLC
Public Affairs Officer, Detroit Water and Sewerage Department
Internal and external communications
Director of Administration & Budget, Wayne County Commission.
Editorial Writer/Columnist, Detroit News
Radio and television social and political commentator –Flashpoint-TV4, Spotlight on the News-TV7, TV2, Public Broadcasting, etc.
Bill Johnson & Associates, Media Consultant
Press Secretary/Director of Public Information, Wayne County Executive Office – Bill Lucas
News director, reporter, talk show host, on-air radio personality – WWJ, WRIF, WCHD, WGPR, WQBH
Instructor, Marketing and the Media, Detroit Entrepreneurship Institute
Editorial Page Editors and Writers Seminar, American Press Institute
Steward Training, Institute of Labor and Industrial Relations, U of M and WSU in cooperation with Michigan State Employees Union, Council #7 AFSCME
9th Annual Summer Institute, Labor and Industrial Relations Center, Michigan State University
Principals and Practices of Supervision, Wayne County Management Development Program
Bachelor’s Degree, Wayne State University: Graduated cum laude
Honors, Awards and Milestones
Two major broadcast journalism awards for Investigative Reporting: Associated Press and United Press International
Fifteen professional newspaper journalism awards — editorial and column writing – local, state and national
Invited speaker: Hillsdale College, Wayne State Univ., Univ. of Detroit; Illinois Public Policy Institute
Invited guest: The O’Reilly Factor-Fox News; segments on Oprah, CNN, NBC.
Former Trustee: Detroit Receiving/Harper Hospital/Legacy-DMC Board Member