2014

'American Airlines Living Your Dream' Profiles World-Class Photographer Lawrence Jenkins

    FORT WORTH, Texas, Aug. 6 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Dallas-based
 photographer Lawrence Jenkins will share the secrets of his success on
 "American Airlines Living Your Dream," a radio series, which airs each
 month on The Michael Baisden Show.
 
     (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20080806/LAW075)
 
     Jenkins has been called one of the best photographers in the country.
 He has photographed nearly every major African-American event in recent
 years, including Hurricane Katrina and the official event to mark the 40th
 anniversary of the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr, which was
 held at the site of his death, Lorraine Motel in Memphis.
 
     After several years as a photojournalist with The Dallas Morning News,
 Jenkins opened Lawrence Jenkins Photography in 2004. The firm's client
 roster has included American Airlines, General Motors, 7-Eleven, Comerica
 Bank, the Texas Rangers, the American Heart Association, and worldwide
 public relations firms Weber Shandwick and Ketchum Public Relations.
 Jenkins' work has also appeared in such publications as Ebony, Black
 Enterprise, The New York Times, The Washington Post, and USA Today.
 
     In an effort to expand his creative outreach, Jenkins published his
 first book in 2006 entitled, "We Remember," which documents the weekend of
 Coretta Scott King's funeral in Atlanta. "We Remember" is also a
 photography exhibit that captures 20 never-before-seen images of those who
 paid tribute to King. The exhibit is currently on display at various Dallas
 Public Library facilities through December.
 
     "American Airlines Living Your Dream" is a collaboration with The
 Michael Baisden Show, which is broadcast weekdays, 3 p.m. - 7 p.m. EDT, on
 ABC Radio Networks.
 
     About The Michael Baisden Show
 
     The Michael Baisden Show was launched in national syndication by ABC
 Radio Networks in January, 2005 and is hosted by author, TV talk show
 personality and emerging community leader Michael Baisden. The entertaining
 four-hour afternoon radio program airs Monday - Friday and combines the
 best in music, comedy and social outreach to inspire real change in local
 communities across the country. Heard in 22 of the top 25 urbanUrban radio
 markets, The Michael Baisden Show reaches more than 4.6 million listeners
 each week.
 
     About American Airlines
 
     American Airlines is the world's largest airline. American, American
 Eagle and the AmericanConnection(R) airlines serve 250 cities in over 40
 countries with more than 4,000 daily flights. The combined network fleet
 numbers more than 1,000 aircraft. American's award-winning Web site,
 AA.com, provides users with easy access to check and book fares, plus
 personalized news, information and travel offers. American Airlines is a
 founding member of the oneworld(R) Alliance, which brings together some of
 the best and biggest names in the airline business, enabling them to offer
 their customers more services and benefits than any airline can provide on
 its own. Together, its members serve nearly 700 destinations in over 140
 countries and territories. American Airlines, Inc. and American Eagle
 Airlines, Inc. are subsidiaries of AMR Corporation. AmericanAirlines,
 American Eagle, the AmericanConnection(R) airlines, AA.com, We know why you
 fly and AAdvantage are registered trademarks of American Airlines, Inc.
 (NYSE:   AMR)
 
 
Current AMR Corp. releases can be accessed on the Internet. The address is http://www.aa.com

SOURCE American Airlines, Inc.

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