About Gene Simpson
Gene Simpson was born in Jamaica in 1942.
He worked as a New York City Newsman during the mid 1960's for WMCA, the number one station in the ratings at that time.
They helped to introduce the Beatles to the USA, for instance. Gene was there too.
After that, he was Press Secretary for Black Media with Robert F. Kennedy 1968 and then News Writer for WABC TV Channel 7 in New York City.
Then over to WCBS TV Channel 2 as a Field Reporter On Camera and News Assignment Editor for Local News in New York City.
Then to the United Nations Delegates Assembly as Correspondent for the National Black Radio Network.
Became the National Black Network Diplomatic Correspondent at the United Nations General Assembly and Secretariat.
Then, Free Lance covering the American Indian Movement and the Wounded Knee Trials in Minnesota/S. Dakota.
Later, Freelance Author/Writer/Photographer for 40 Years since.
Past winner of the John B. Russwurm award for Excellence in Journalism.
UPDATE November 2014
CNN found Gene from this website, contacted him and conducted an interview for an upcoming documentary segment.
Links to Articles on Gene
New York Times article about Malcolm X's death - includes Gene's interview - February 22, 1965
JET Magazine Article and Photo - March 23, 1972
JET Magazine Article - March 16, 1972
"The New News Men" - The Milwaukee Sentinel, January 7, 1967