(BPRW) Gregory Lee Elected as 19th President of National Association of Black Journalists
- Errin Haines Elected Vice President of Print, Cindy George Elected Parliamentarian, Student Representative Race Tied, Run-off Election in a Few Weeks -(BLACK PR WIRE)--PHILADELPHIA--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The National Association of Black Journalists (NABJ) announces 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 The Philadelphia Inquirer who received 168 votes. Charles Robinson of Maryland Public Television received 50 votes.
Born in New Orleans, LA, Lee is the eldest of three children. The 37
year-old is the youngest elected president of the 3,400 member
organization. He has also worked for The Times-Picayune and The
Washington Post. During his career in NABJ Lee served for four years
as the national secretary and has also served an unprecedented four
terms as chair of the Sports Journalism Task Force.
Lisa Cox, Region III Director-elect Dedrick Russell, Region IV
Director-elect AJ Ross, Region VI Director-elect Michelle
Fitzhugh-Craig and Associate Representative-elect Dawn Angelique
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