NYABJ September 2018 General Body Meeting Agenda


Hosted by BEN@News

30 Rockefeller Plaza

Room 11A

Date:  Wednesday, September 26, 2018

6pm to 9:00pm


6pm -6:45 pm

Meet and Greet

Light refreshments

6:45pm – 7pm NYABJ Introductions

Welcome by Julie Walker, NYABJ President

Acknowledgement of NABJ President Sarah Glover

Errol Cockfield, SVP MSNBC Communications, Welcome,  “This is who we are.”

  •      NBC News, MSNBC diversity sizzle reel

Introduction of panel moderator Rashida Jones, SVP Specials, NBC News and MSNBC

7pm– 8:15pm

NBC News/MSNBC/NBC News Digital presentation

“Work Life @ NBCU”


  •      Rashida Jones, SVP Specials, NBC News and MSNBC

7:15pm-7: 30pm

Mission of NBC News Digital

  •      Simone Boyce, Reporter, NBC News Digital
  •      Todd Johnson, Editorial Manager, NBC BLK
  •      Lawrence Jackson, Host of Stay Tuned, NBC News Digital  (If he is in NYC)



7:30pm-7: 45pm

From Pitch to Air

  •      Janelle Richards, Producer, NBC Nightly News
  •      Quiana Burns, Executive Producer, MSNBC Live with Ali Velshi
  •      Wesley Oliver, Producer, NBC Nightly News, NBC Today Show



Best Practices

  •      A round robin with all panelists

8:00pm-8:15pm/ Q&A

8:15pm-9pm NYABJ General Body Meeting

8:15-8:20 Introduction of board

8:20-8:25 Member vote on Secretary and Member-at-Large

8:25-8:30 Bylaws vote review

8:30-8:35 NYABJ First Take presentation

8:35-8:40 Treasurer’s report

8:45-8:50 Recap of previous events

8:50-8:55 Highlights of upcoming events

8:55-9:00 Member announcements


9:00pm NYABJ Meeting Adjourned