• NYABJ is one of the most active local chapters of the National Association of Black Journalists (NABJ), which boasts 3,300 members and is the world’s largest organization for journalists of color. Founded in 1976, NYABJ has a legacy of providing professional and moral support to its members.
  • NYABJ meetings give members the opportunity to interact with media professionals. Shown: Byron Pitts of ABC News 'Nightline' addresses a bi-monthly meeting. Meetings have been held at outlets such as ABC, WNYC, NBC, CNN, CBS, New York Times and AP. (Credit: Chauncey Alcorn)
  • NYABJ events give members a chance to socialize with their media colleagues. Our holiday party saw ABC's The View Co-Host Sunny Hostin joining other journalists in celebrating the season and networking for job opportunities. (Credit: Darrell Hazelwood)
  • NYABJ Member Sarah Glover (2nd from right; with Lester Holt, center) is President of NABJ. She is the social media editor for the NBC-owned television stations. Glover was voted the 7th woman president of the nation’s largest group for minority journalists during the 40th anniversary convention. (Credit: Julie Walker)


The NYABJ board elections will take place this November and a new board will be announced at the November 10 meeting at AP.   All board positions are available for potential candidates. If you are interested in being a part of the new leadership of NABJ’s flagship chapter, now is the time to make your …

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September General Body Meeting

Our September General Body Meeting is set for NBC on Tuesday, Sept. 15 from 6-9 p.m
Our guests will be new NABJ President Sarah Glover, Social Media Editor for NBC Owned Television Stations
and NBCBLK.com editor Amber Payne

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NYABJ First Take Student Journalism Workshop

The New York Association of Black Journalists (NYABJ) is looking for high school students interested in journalism. Our annual First Take High School Journalism workshop kicks off next month, if you know students in the New York City area who may be interested, please urge them to apply. Our deadline is approaching!! Send them this …

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