News 6 Reporter Jerry Askin recognized as ‘Man of Honor’ by Onyx Magazine

ORLANDO, Fla. – As part of its commitment to empower African Americans across Central Florida, Onyx Magazine recognized more than 20 Black men Saturday night at its annual awards dinner.

Our News 6 Reporter Jerry Askin was among those who received a ‘Man of Honor’ award at the event. The gathering celebrated some of the “most influential and impactful black men” in Central Florida who are getting results for their communities, according to organizers.

[TRENDING: Storms get started a little later in Central Florida | Woman killed, 4 seriously injured in crash off Dunnellon intersection, troopers say | Become a News 6 Insider (it’s free!)]

Ad

The annual awards dinner was held at the Rosen Centre Hotel and was also aimed at providing scholarships to high school and college students. Those to receive honors included business leaders, doctors, and many others.

Jerry also served as an honorees presenter for some of the event’s award winners, and Orange County Mayor Jerry Demings served as the honorary chair.

Rich Black is the current publisher for Onyx Magazine.

Read more about Jerry’s honor and the event by visiting the Onyx Magazine website.


Get today’s headlines in minutes with Your Florida Daily:

Copyright 2022 by WKMG ClickOrlando – All rights reserved.

You May Also Like

Zephyrhills Woman Killed When Ejected From Pickup Truck In Crash On US-301

Florida Highway Patrol, Source: TFP HILLSBOROUGH COUNTY, Fla. – A 42-year-old Zephyrhills…

Sunday evening ends partly cloudy low 50s, upper 40s

Sunday evening ends with partly cloudy skies, light winds and temperatures: Southeast…

Child Pornographer Hires Hitman to Kill 14-Year-old Victim for $20K in Bitcoin: Prosecutors

A New Jersey man pleaded guilty this week to paying $20,000 in…

Timeline of Jared Bridegan Ambush Murder

Someone ambushed Jared Bridegan the night of Feb. 16, 2022 after he…

Philly Passenger Loses Shirt, Wig Allegedly Fighting Airline Staff

A mother and her daughter allegedly brawled with Spirit Airlines employees in…

Dave Chappelle Wins for ‘The Closer’ Despite Transgender Backlash

Comedian Dave Chappelle won a Grammy Award Sunday for his comedy album…

Happy Valley police 'error' spotted in Tommy and Catherine's final scene

The finale episode was explosive and showed a lot of violence

Who opened the Grammys 2023?

Host Trevor Noah introduced Bad Bunny calling him a “global force” who…

GOP lawmakers critical of Biden’s handling of Chinese balloon

() — One day after American fighter jets shot down a Chinese…

Community holds vigil for Alachua County Jail inmate who died while in custody

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Members of the community gathered at Bo Diddley Plaza…

Former NFL player faces DUI charge in Florida after crash

HOLLYWOOD, Fla. – A former NFL player was arrested on a misdemeanor…

7th Grader Wins $10K in Shooting Challenge on Basketball Court

A seventh grade boy’s shot of a lifetime during a recent high…