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Leisa Richardson and Eva Coleman Named #NABJ19 Convention Co-Chairs

March 15, 2019 by National Association of Black Journalists
WASHINGTON, D.C. (March 15, 2019) – National Association of Black Journalists (NABJ) President Sarah Glover has appointed longtime members Leisa Richardson and Eva Coleman as co-chairs of the organization’s 2019 Convention and Career Fair, to be held in Miami, Aug. 7-11. Read More




'The Fly Jock' Tom Joyner Joins NABJers Kathy Times and John Yearwood as Honorary Chairs for #NABJ19

March 14, 2019 by National Association of Black Journalists
WASHINGTON, D.C. (March 14, 2019) – Tom Joyner, a legendary radio personality, entrepreneur and philanthropist, joins former NABJ President Kathy Y. Times and former NABJ Board Member John Yearwood as honorary chairs of the 2019 National Association of Black Journalists (NABJ) Convention and Career Fair. The #NABJ19 gathering is considered to be the largest journalism jobs fair. NABJ expects more than 4,000 attendees at this year’s convention and career fair, which takes place Aug. 7-11 in Miami. Read More
 

40 Highlights from #NABJ18 by Journal-isms

Aug. 6, 2018 by Richard Prince
This article by Richard Prince first published Aug. 6, 2018 and is posted with permission by Journal-isms http://journal-isms.com/2018/08/jackson-lights-fire-under-black-journalists


Before the convention officially began Wednesday night, 15 people participated Tuesday and Wednesday in the Emerging Leaders Institute of the American Society of News Editors. ASNE has determined that in order for its diversity goals to be met — parity of journalists of color with their counterparts in the general population — journalists of color must be in leadership positions. Read More

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