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#NABJ19 Convention and Career Fair

The 2019 NABJ Annual Convention & Career Fair is the premier venue for journalism education, career development and networking opportunity that draws leaders in journalism, media, technology, business, arts and entertainment. Over 3,000 of the nation’s top journalists, media executives, public relations professionals and students will gather in Miami, beginning Aug. 7-11.

The NABJ Career Fair draws hundreds of recruiters from the top media companies and journalism schools from across the country and around the world. Countless headline makers, innovators, and industry leaders in politics, media, journalism, and film have attended NABJ Conventions. Sen. Barack Obama, President George W. Bush, President Bill Clinton, Vice Presidents Al Gore and Joseph Biden, U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton, U.S. Attorney General Loretta Lynch, U.S. Housing and Urban Development Secretary Julián Castro, RNC Chairmen Michael Steele and Reince Priebus, Huffington Post founder Arianna Huffington, Bishop T. D. Jakes, and the Rev. Al Sharpton all have shared their wisdom and insight with our members.

Join us for an extraordinary gathering filled with innovative programs, remarkable presenters, and fantastic networking opportunities.

NABJ Mission and Convention Goals

• Identify and highlight innovative programs that improve access for journalists of color.
• Facilitate diversity in all sectors of journalism and encourage greater collaboration among journalists' organizations and media companies.
• Advance diversity, inclusion and equality on digital platforms, in newsrooms, campuses, and reporting.
• Enhance career opportunities for black journalists.
• Facilitate systemic change throughout media organizations.
• Promote industry-wide dialogue on diversity and increase cultural sensitivity.
• Continue to provide NABJ members, exhibitors, recruiters, and partners opportunities to network and build relationships

Join/Renew Your NABJ Membership

Take advantage of a reduced member rate when you register for the NABJ Annual Convention and Career Fair. Visit HERE to join/renew your NABJ Membership.


NABJ Student
Multimedia Project
Deadline: Jan. 31, 2019

Workshop Sessions

Call for NABJ19 Workshop Sessions
Deadline: March 6, 2019


NABJ Awards
Coming Soon



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