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NABJ Remembers Veteran Broadcaster Amanda Davis

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Washington, DC – National Association of Black Journalists (NABJ) members are saddened by yet another loss with the sudden passing of Amanda Davis, an Atlanta veteran news anchor. As this year comes to an end, NABJ remembers those we have lost, including Davis and other influential members who are some of the most renown journalists […]

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

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 […]

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

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 […]

Roland Martin Named NABJ’s Journalist of the Year

NABJ Mourns the Loss of Founder Acel Moore

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Washington, DC – The National Association of Black Journalists (NABJ) is mourning the death of Acel Moore, one of the organization’s 44 founders. Moore was also a founding member of the Philadelphia Association of Black Journalists. He was 75. The Philadelphia native served as an Army medic before becoming a copy clerk at the Philadelphia […]

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

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 […]

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

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Washington, D.C. -Sheila Brooks, an Emmy-award winning journalist, entrepreneur, and dedicated advocate for minority and women’s issues and small businesses will receive the National Association of Black Journalists (NABJ), inaugural Patricia L. Tobin Media Professional Award, the Board of Directors announced at its spring meeting. Brooks is founder, president and CEO of SRB Communications, LLC, […]

NABJ Hosts Event to Honor Ed Bradley and Eugene Robinson With Special Remarks by Senior Presidential Advisor Valerie Jarrett

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Washington, DC – The National Association of Black Journalists (NABJ) will induct five legendary journalists into its Hall of Fame, the organization’s highest honor, and present the Ida B. Wells Award, the annual honor highlighting the achievement of a media executive who has demonstrated a commitment to diversifying the nation’s newsrooms and improving the coverage […]