Journalism Industry Responds to Floyd, Social Justice and NABJ Advocacy 

The tragic death of George Floyd continues to have a far-reaching impact on America. It fueled awareness of Black Lives Matter and a myriad of advocacy […]

NABJ Will Be a Safe Space for LGBTQ+ Members, All Voices

  A little over a year ago,  I assumed the role of president of the National Association of Black Journalists. I’ve spent countless hours in conversations […]

This is What #NABJFamily is For: A Helping Hand During COVID-19

    Dear NABJ members, We are family and we want to assist you during these difficult times. Please view my video message below and take […]

These Are Tough Times: Apply for Support

  Dear NABJ members, These are tough times. Like many industries, media companies are severely impacted by the COVID-19 crisis. Journalists have been laid off, furloughed […]

Addressing Women’s Issues in Media, Launching a New Webinar Series

With just three months to go in 2020, I look back over this year and am proud of the work of our Board and members in […]

President’s Corner: The News Needs Us

The news never stops. Papers are printed. Stories uploaded. Newscasts go live.

We're All in This Together!


We’re All in This Together!

Thank you for reading this issue of the NABJ Roundup. As you know, COVID-19 developments have shifted all of our lives in one way or another. The month of March especially took many of us by surprise. So, we are grateful that our newsletter contributors have been able to make time in their schedules to assist us with getting an issue out to you this month. This month’s issue includes a visual revisit of our last event together, the NABJ Millennial Media Summit, reflections from our own members via Twitter about adapting to our new normal, and sound advice from our panel of experts to help you navigate the industry during this time. There are also some special announcements from our partners at Google and Facebook.

The Status of the NABJ-NAHJ Convention

Dear NABJ Members, We hope that you, your family and colleagues stay safe as we all navigate through the COVID-19 crisis. We know you have questions so below are some answers concerning the joint NABJ- NAHJ Convention scheduled for July 8-12, 2020 in Washington, D.C. Are NABJ and NAHJ still planning for a convention? YES, but what form it takes is yet to be determined. The health and well-being of our members and partners is of utmost importance to NABJ and NAHJ.That is why we are revealing alternatives below that are under consideration.