• 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)

NYABJ Remembers Radio Icon Hal Jackson

NEW YORK CITY (May 25, 2012) – The New York Association of Black Journalists is saddened to hear legendary radio icon Hal Jackson has died. He was 97. Jackson’s career spanned more than 70 years, including WLBS (107.5 FM), and he achieved a number of “firsts” throughout his illustrious run. His career began in the …

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NYABJ Honors More Than 40 Journalists At Annual Awards Banquet

On Tuesday, May 15th, the New York Association of Black Journalists hosted its 24th Annual Scholarship & Awards Banquet Awards. The chapter honored more than 40 journalists, including Lifetime Achievement recipient Robert Naylor and the late Gil Noble, at the Malcolm X & Dr. Betty Shabazz Memorial and Educational Center in Harlem. The evening was …

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