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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 […]

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

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 Public Relations Pioneer Ofield Dukes

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 […]

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

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 Names Maurice Foster as New Executive Director

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 Public Relations Pioneer Ofield Dukes

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 […]

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

NABJ Mourns the Loss of Diversity Champion Dori J. Maynard

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Washington, DC –The National Association of Black Journalists (NABJ) mourns the loss of Dori J. Maynard, President, The Robert C. Maynard Institute for Journalism Education. Earlier in her career Ms. Maynard was a reporter at the The Bakersfield Californian, The Patriot Ledger, and the Detroit Free Press. She had led the institute since 2001. The […]

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

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

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WASHINGTON -The National Association of Black Journalists strongly condemns the arrests of Washington Post reporter Wesley Lowery and Huffington Post reporter Ryan J. Reilly in Ferguson, Missouri on Wednesday. Lowery, who is an NABJ member, and Reilly, are in Missouri covering the circumstances surrounding the killing of and the ensuing unrest. Lowery and Reilly have […]