WASHINGTON, Feb. 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Bruce McBarnette, a World Champion athlete, attorney, actor, and president of Summit Connection, from Sterling, VA, will be interviewed by WEAA Radio, 88.9 FM as a model of African American history in the making which will air on Friday, February 18 at 7:40 a.m. Eastern Standard Time and Monday, February 21 at 7:40 a.m. Bruce McBarnette, who has won 8 world track and field Championships and 23 USA national championships for his age group in the high jump, will provide motivational advice that helped him achieve his dreams.
"Bruce McBarnette's interview will be part of a special news report called Black History in the Making, which will feature outstanding African Americans who are making history," said Beverly Burke, news director of WEAA Radio and producer of this report.
Bruce McBarnette, a sought after public speaker, said, "I always like to help people achieve their dreams. Many people helped me achieve mine. It is an honor for me to be on this show."
As a public speaker and faculty member of Northern Virginia Community College and Montgomery College; Bruce McBarnette has spoken about health, real estate, exam preparation, and success to thousands of people in the Washington, DC metropolitan area. He has been interviewed often on TV by CBS News.
In addition to track and field, Bruce McBarnette is an actor and had roles in TV shows, including West Wing, The Wire, Law and Order. He has also had roles in several movies; including How Do You Know, starring Reese Witherspoon; Minority Report, starring Tom Cruise; Absolute Power, starring Clint Eastwood; and Deep Impact, directed by Steven Spielberg.
As a philanthropist, Bruce McBarnette and his company Summit Connection have raised hundreds of thousands of dollars for various charities and has hosted charitable events at many embassies in Washington, DC.
Bruce McBarnette, a graduate of Princeton University and New York University Law School, was a former legal counsel to the United States Senate, a former senior counsel for Fannie Mae, and a former Judge Advocate attorney for the US Army, and a former captain in the US Army. His coach at Princeton was Olympian Fred Samara. For more information about Bruce McBarnettte or to contact him visit http://mcbarnette.com.
SOURCE Summit Connection