• 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)


Dear Fellow Journalists:   We are pleased to announce the New York Association of Black Journalists Call for Entries for our annual journalism awards competition.   There are some significant changes you should be aware of for the 2012-2013 submission year (full details are included in the link below this letter). This contest is only …

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MOVED TO NOV. 5/NYABJ Hosts Presidential Election Panel

DUE TO HURRICANE SANDY, THIS PANEL WILL NOW OCCUR MONDAY NOV. 5, ONE DAY BEFORE THE ELECTION. Join NYABJ as we discuss politics and the media’s role in shaping the upcoming presidential contest between President Barack Obama and former Governor Mitt Romney. This event will be held at the New York Times on Tuesday, Oct. …

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Watch the Vice Presidential Debate with NYABJ!

Please join the New York Association of Black Journalists and Young Professionals United for Change for a Vice Presidential debate watch party on Thursday, Oct. 11.   The watch party will take place at Katra Lounge, located at 217 Bowery.   We’ll be there from 6 p.m. to 11 p.m.   Guests to include political …

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NYABJ High School Journalism Workshop _ Seeking Students Now!

FREE JOURNALISM WORKSHOP FOR TEENS!   BROOKLYN, NY – The New York Association of Black Journalists is now accepting applications for its high school journalism program, FIRST TAKE. Students will learn how to report and produce local stories in multiple media formats from New York City’s top journalists.   The FIRST TAKE workshop has produced …

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