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NABJ to TV One Execs: Reconsider Decision to Ax ‘NewsOne Now’

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Washington, D.C. – Members of the National Association of Black Journalists (NABJ) are expressing their dismay that NewsOne Now will go off the air on Dec. 21. TV One executives made the announcement earlier this week. TJ Holmes, Stephen A. Smith, Jemele Hill, Cari Champion, and industry professionals such as Lawrence O’Donnell and Greta Van […]

Erica Campbell and Sheilah Belle “The Belle” Set to Take Over Mornings on Praise 104.7 FM

April Ryan Named 2017 NABJ Journalist of the Year

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Washington, DC – April Ryan has been selected as the 2017 Journalist of the Year by the National Association of Black Journalists (NABJ). The annual award recognizes a black journalist who has a distinguished body of work that has extraordinary depth, scope and significance to people of the African Diaspora. A 30-year journalism veteran, Ryan […]

SRB Communications’ Sheila Brooks will receive NABJ’s Inaugural Award for Media Professionals

Disciplined Fiscal Management Results in $1 Million Year-End Surplus for Once Struggling Journalist Organization

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College Park, MD – The National Association of Black Journalists (NABJ) is set to end the year with a projected $1 million surplus – one of the highest in the organization’s 41-year history. NABJ President Sarah Glover announced the historic news during the fall board meeting on Sunday. The unaudited amount represents a half million […]

Johnathan Rodgers Receives 2011 NABJ President’s Award

NABJ Mourns the Passing of Longtime Black Press Advocate George E. Curry

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Washington, DC – The National Association of Black Journalists (NABJ) mourns the loss of longtime black press champion and editor, George E. Curry. He died Saturday at 69. “I am heartbroken to learn that Mr. George Curry has passed. He has been a beacon for so many and a pivotal voice among black publishers. His […]

NABJ Mourns the Loss of Diversity Champion Dori J. Maynard

NABJ Mourns the Loss of Member Taylor Terrell

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Washington, DC – The National Association of Black Journalists (NABJ) is saddened by the tragic passing of NABJ member and 41NBC (Macon, Ga.) news reporter Taylor Terrell. Terrell died in an accident Thursday, her station reported. Terrell anchored 41NBC News at Daybreak and 41Today. She also regularly reported for the station’s education series, What’s Right […]

Gregory Lee Elected as 19th President of NABJ, Errin Haines Elected Vice President of Print, Cindy George Elected Parliamentarian

NABJ Congratulates Member Jeff Ballou on His Election as Vice President of The National Press Club

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Washington, DC – The National Association of Black Journalists (NABJ) congratulates member Jeff Ballou on his election as Vice President of The National Press Club. The Press Club is a private club of more than 3,000 journalists and communications professionals, and has been a Washington institution for more than a century. As one of the […]

NABJ Statement on the Arrests of Wesley Lowery and Ryan J. Reilly

NABJ Congratulates Member Kevin Merida

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Washington, DC – The National Association of Black Journalists (NABJ) congratulates member Kevin Merida on his appointment as editor of “The Undefeated,” ESPN’s website centering on the intersection of race, culture, and sports. Merida will be a senior vice president and editor and oversee the content, the direction, and the strategic initiatives undertaken by the […]

NABJ Mourns the Loss of Diversity Champion Dori J. Maynard

Statement From NABJ on Washington Post’s Wes Lowery Trespassing Charge While Covering Ferguson

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The National Association of Black Journalists expresses concern with the decision by prosecutors in St. Louis County, Mo. to charge Wesley Lowery of The Washington Post with trespassing and interfering with a police officer. The charges stem from an incident that took place as Lowery, 25, was in Ferguson, Mo. in 2014 to report on […]

NABJ Mourns the Loss of Member Taylor Terrell