Founders

 

Below are the names of the 44 Founders who gathered on Dec. 12, 1975, in Washington, D.C., to form NABJ and where they worked at that time. Click here to view the Founders’ original signatures from NABJ’s first gathering here

Norma Adams-Wade

Dallas Morning News


Carole Bartel

CORE Magazine


Edward Blackwell (Deceased)

Milwaukee Journal


Paul Brock (Deceased)

Founding Executive Director


Reginald Bryant (Deceased)

Black Perspective on the News


Maureen Bunyan

WTOP-TV - Washington, D.C.


Crispin Campbell

WNET-TV - New York


Charlie Cobb

WHUR Radio - Washington, D.C.


Marilyn Darling

WHYY-TV, Wilmington, Del.


Leon Dash

The Washington Post


Joe Davidson

Philadelphia Bulletin


Allison J. Davis

WBZ-TV Boston


Paul Delaney

The New York Times


William Dilday

WLBT-TV


Sandra Dillard

Denver Post


Joel Dreyfuss

The Washington Post


Sam Ford

WCCO-TV Minneapolis


David Gibson

Mutual Black Network


Sandra Gilliam-Beale

WHIO-TV Dayton, Ohio


Bob Greenlee (Deceased)

New Haven Register


Martha Griffin

National Public Radio


Derwood Hall (Deceased)

WSOC-TV Charlotte


Bob Hayes

San Francisco Examiner


Vernon Jarrett (Deceased)

Chicago Tribune


Mal Johnson (Deceased)

Cox Broadcasting


Toni Jones

Detroit Free Press


H. Chuku Lee

Africa Journal Ltd.


Claude Lewis (Deceased)

Philadelphia Bulletin


Sandra Dawson Long Weaver

News Journal Wilmington, Del.


Pluria Marshall

Freelancer


Acel Moore (Deceased)

Philadelphia Inquirer


Luix Overbea (Deceased)

Christian Science Monitor


Les Payne (Deceased)

Newsday


Claudia Polley

Newsday


Alex Poinsett (Deceased)

Ebony Magazine


Richard Rambeau

Project Bait, Detroit


Max Robinson (Deceased)

WTOP-TV Washington, D.C.


Chuck Stone (Deceased)

Philadelphia Daily News


W.Curtis Riddle

Louisville (Ky.) Courier Journal


Jeannye Thornton

U.S. News & World Report


Francis Ward

Los Angeles Times


Charlotte Roy

Detroit Free Press


Vince Sanders (Deceased)

National Black Network


John C. White (Deceased)

Washington Star


DeWayne Wickham

The Baltimore Sun


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