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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 […]

Roland Martin Named NABJ’s Journalist of the Year

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

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 […]

Black Enterprise Details How Roland Martin Made Black Media Matter

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 […]