Happy New Year! 2022 Board Changes and Much More…

Welcome new and existing members of NYABJ. It’s a great pleasure to introduce ourselves. You may see some new and old faces in the picture above, Will Patterson is joining us as our NYABJ Parliamentarian, Brittney Laryea will be transitioning to Secretary and Vance Lang our former President will be remaining on the board as the Member at Large. Bill Allen, will be continuing as Vice President and I’m Bonita Sostre your incoming NYABJ President.

Whether you are a member of the National organization, never been a member or just moved to NY, we’d love for you to be an active member in our chapter. As the local NABJ chapter it is our mission to provide excellent and free advocacy, workshops, mentoring and events for our members.

Our first general body meeting of 2022 will be on Jan 13th at 7pm via zoom. You can register here.

We know that Black reporters play a vital role in the development and uniting of our communities. In pursuance of our goals we’d love for you to take the first steps of becoming a member, check out our social media pages @nyabj for all social pages (Twitter, InstagramFacebook). It would also be a great honor to us if you could motivate and mobilize friends, colleagues and employees to take out the time to come to a virtual general body meeting and then make the decision to join as a member. Our power is in our numbers. Individually we have accomplishments. United together we have a movement.

If you’re already a paid member, thank you! If you would like to join us in becoming one of our thousands of paid members please click here or link below.



Bonita Sostre and Bill Allen

President, VP of NYABJ and the Executive Board