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NABJ Congratulates President Gregory H. Lee Jr.
on New Role as Executive Sports Editor of the
South Florida Sun Sentinel
WASHINGTON, DC (July 30, 2012)-
The National Association of Black Journalists (NABJ)
congratulates NABJ President Gregory H. Lee Jr. on his new
role as executive sports editor of the South
Florida Sun Sentinel.
the new post at the end of August, becoming one of three
black journalists currently leading the sports departments
at major daily newspapers. He joins Lisa Bell Wilson of the
Buffalo News and Larry Graham of the San Diego Union-
Tribune who are already in the editor ranks.
Johnathan Rodgers Receives 2011
PHILADELPHIA, PA (August 7, 2011)--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
NABJ President's Award
2011 Gannett Foundation Award for Innovation in
The 2011 NABJ Gannett
Foundation Award for Innovation in Watchdog Journalism recognizes
groundbreaking journalists in their quest to help communities understand
and address important issues through creativity and the use of digital
NABJ is looking for
innovative journalists with a collection of interactive new tools that
have creatively addressed community issues on any digital medium. All
entries must consist of a single story, series, or package on a single
subject. Entries and supporting materials must be received by
Friday, July 1st. This award is funded by a grant from the Gannett
NABJ Leadership Speaks With Gannett on
NABJ Issues Correction: Workforce Reduced by 700 Employees,
not only Journalists Impacted
WASHINGTON, DC (June 23, 2011) -The
headline on a National Association of Black Journalists news
release yesterday incorrectly described the Gannett Co.'s
workforce that was laid off this week as "journalists'." The
700 positions within Gannett's U.S. Community Publishing
Division that were eliminated included journalists
as well as
Today, Gannett and NABJ's leadership discussed the company's
diversity record and the impact of the layoffs on
journalists of color.
NABJ Names Miami Herald's Jacqueline Charles Journalist of the Year
Reporter entrenched in Haiti's Resurgence to Receive Group's Top Honor
WASHINGTON, D.C., April 19, 2011
- A local reporter who is having an international impact has earned top
recognition from the National Association of Black Journalists (NABJ).
At its spring Board of Directors meeting, it named Miami Herald's
Caribbean Correspondent Jacqueline Charles as Journalist of the Year.
2011 NABJ Election Chair
College Park, MD (December 15, 2010)-
President Kathy Times announced that she has appointed Glenn
E. Rice as the 2011 NABJ Election Committee Chairman.
As election Chair, Rice will oversee the election process and
develop the rules that apply to it. Rice will formulate a
committee that will set candidate standards, rules,
regulations and qualifications for nominations and
regulations governing the process and arbitrate any disputes
to that procedure.
NABJ Mourns the Loss of Longtime
Member Andy Artis
ATLANTA, Saturday, August 7, 2010
-- Longtime NABJ member Andy Artis of WSB-TV, Channel 2
Action News in Atlanta died Thursday, Aug. 5, reports
Condace Pressley, former NABJ President and Assistant
Program Director of News/talk 750 WSB (Atlanta). He was 51.