• 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)

A Successful 2014 Awards Banquet

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  The NYABJ Board would like to again thank all those who attended and sponsored our 2014 awards banquet. There were several great moments of the night, including when Trailblazer Award winner Dean Baquet, executive editor of the New York Times, briefly addressed the controversy that arose after a Times TV critic played up racial …

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NYABJ Scholarship & Awards Banquet


TICKETS ARE SOLD OUT The New York Association of Black Journalists Presents Our Annual Scholarship and Awards Banquet Lifetime Achievement Award Recipients CBS’ Dana Tyler and former New York Daily News Columnist Clem Richardson We will remember WNBC reporter John Noel and honor New York Times Executive Editor Dean Baquet We will present scholarships to two college students, who were …

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FIRST TAKE needs your support for usable equipment, scholarship funding and simple lunches as we train teens who are excited about news careers and want an early start. This career prep program in New York City is free for teens (great news for parents) so we need help providing essentials including working cameras and mics, computer lab and studio rentals, scholarships for top …

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New York Association of Black Journalists  CALL FOR AWARDS ENTRIES  NOW EXTENDED TO JULY 7     Dear Fellow Journalists:   We are extending the deadline date for you to send in your awards entries. You now have until July 7 to get them in. Click on the link below for rules and entry details. …

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