- August 15, 2019
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Join Tony Barnhart at Festival Hall, Thursday, August 15 at 7:00pm as he shares his insight for the 2019 College Football Season. The lecture will be followed by a 30 minute Q&A session. Don’t miss this opportunity created for the ultimate college football fan!
Proceeds from this event benefit Festival Hall arts and historic preservation.
***Please print your receipt at checkout as this will act as your ticket for entry.***
The 2019 college football season will be Tony Barnhart’s 44th as a reporter for newspapers, television, internet, and radio.
Tony joined the SEC Network which launched August 14, 2014. He contributes to the network’s studio programming and also contributes columns on SECSports.com.
Tony is one of the lead columnists for TMG College Sports – the Media Guides and can be found at the following link – https://collegesportsmaven.io/tmg/tony-barnhart/
Tony brings a wealth of experience having covered the conference for more than 20 years. He began covering SEC sports at the Atlanta Journal Constitution which led to extensive reporting roles at ESPN and CBS .
Tony has close ties to Greene County. He grew up in nearby Union Point where he attended elementary school. He graduated from Greene County High School in 1971.
Tony is a 1976 graduate of the Henry W. Grady School of Journalism, University of Georgia.
In 2017 Tony was recognized with the DiGamma Kappa Distinguished Achievement Award. DiGamma Kappa is the national broadcast society at the University of Georgia Grady College of Journalism and Mass Communication.
In 2016 Tony received two honors:
• He was inducted into the Grady College of Fellows at the University of Georgia.
• He received National Football Foundation recognition (Athens, GA chapter) for his contribution to amateur football.
Tony is the author of five books on college football and has received numerous awards for sports reporting including the 2009 Bert McGrane Award (Football Writers Association of America – Hall of Fame).
Tony lives in Dunwoody, GA with his wife, Maria, who was his high school sweetheart. Tony and Maria have now taken on the wonderful role of G-Dad and G-Mom for their granddaughter, who came into the starting lineup in 2012.
Venue: Festival Hall, GA
Venue Phone: 762-243-8022
Venue Website: http://festivalhallga.comAddress:
Greensboro, Georgia’s most unique venue, Festival Hall, features a spectacular street-level event space. It’s removable seating capabilities make it ideal for a variety of corporate, social, non-profit and arts-related events, including weddings, receptions, charity auctions and celebrations of all kinds. The auditorium is the perfect location for corporate meetings, film screenings and live performances.
• Venue Specifications
⁃ 4,500 Sq. Ft. Venue Space
⁃ 1,250 Sq. Ft. Stage Space
⁃ 1,000 Sq. Ft. Lobby for Concession Service
⁃ Table Seating for 250
⁃ Auditorium Seating for 600
⁃ Security Services Included
⁃ Cleaning Services Included
⁃ Street-Level Entrance
• Event Security
For more information please contact:
Pam Askew, Festival Hall Director