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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 […]

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

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 […]

Roland Martin Named NABJ’s Journalist of the Year

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WASHINGTON — The National Association of Black Journalists (NABJ) announced today that Roland S. Martin, nationally syndicated columnist, television host, and radio and television commentator, is to receive the organization’s Journalist of the Year award. It is one of NABJ’s most coveted honors celebrating the accomplishments of black journalists and those who support blacks in […]

US Virgin Islands Backs Journalism Convention

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New Orleans, LA – The US Virgin Islands Department of Tourism continues to strengthen its partnership with the African American community. The territory’s Department of Tourism supported the 37th National Association of Black Journalists’ (NABJ) Convention and Career Fair in New Orleans June 20-24, 2012 with its firm support of the high-level NABJ’s Founders’ Reception […]

NABJ Mourns the Loss of Public Relations Pioneer Ofield Dukes

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College Park, MD (December 7, 2011)-Today, the National Association of Black Journalists (NABJ) mourns the loss of public relations pioneer Ofield Dukes, Founder of Ofield Dukes & Associates, a prominent African-American owned public relations firm in Washington, DC. Dukes died early this morning at Henry Ford Hospital in his hometown of Detroit. Born August 8, […]

Johnathan Rodgers Receives 2011 NABJ President’s Award

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Philadelphia, PA – The National Association of Black Journalists (NABJ) awarded Johnathan Rodgers the association’s President’s Award last night at the Association’s 36th Annual Convention and Career Fair in Philadelphia, PA. The award is given annually to a member who has made outstanding contributions to the organization. Until his recent retirement Rodgers served as the […]

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

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Philadelphia, PA – The National Association of Black Journalists (NABJ) today announced that Gregory Lee, Jr. has been elected the 19th President of the organization. Lee, the Senior Assistant Sports Editor at The Boston Globe and the current NABJ Treasurer, won the election with 294 votes, 57% of the vote, defeating opponent Deirdre Childress of […]

Burundian Journalist, Jean-Claude Kavumbagu Honored by NABJ

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Washington, D.C. – The National Association of Black Journalists (NABJ) announced Jean-Claude Kavumbagu, a Burundian internet journalist, will receive the organization’s 2011 Percy Qoboza Foreign Journalist Award. The honor will be presented at the association’s 36th Annual Convention and Career Fair in Philadelphia, PA, the nation’s largest annual gathering of minority journalists. Kavumbagu, editor of […]