NABJ Congratulates Byron Allen and ‘The New BNC’

Statement from NABJ NABJ congratulates media mogul Byron Allen for stepping up to the plate and purchasing the Black News Channel,  which had previously gone bankrupt, […]

ESPN removes Rachel Nichols from NBA coverage and cancels ‘The Jump’

According to an article published by CNN reporter Frank Pallotta, ESPN has removed Rachel Nichols from NBA coverage and canceled ‘The Jump.’  As reported by CNN […]

Maria Taylor Joins NBC Sports After ESPN Exit, Makes Early Olympics Appearance

Via Variety Sportscaster and analyst Maria Taylor has moved into a new role at NBC Sports, where she made her first appearance Friday during the network’s […]

CNN Promotes Straight, Russ to VP Roles

NABJ Congratulates Cathy Straight and Ellen Russ, who have both been elevated to vice president roles at CNN. FROM CNN Cathy Straight has been promoted to […]

NABJ Statement on Possible Appointment of Kim Godwin as ABC News President

The National Association of Black Journalists (NABJ) is aware of and in touch with multiple parties regarding reports of CBS Executive Kim Godwin’s expected departure for […]

HFPA Agrees to Meet with NABJ to Help Increase Diversity

HFPA Agrees to Meet with NABJ to Help Increase Diversity During the Golden Globes Awards, the Hollywood Foreign Press Association (HFPA) announced that they will rectify […]

NABJ’s Advocacy Efforts Successful with The Miami Herald, Richardson Makes History

Recently, the Miami Herald made a commitment to name a high-ranking Black executive to its management team and they delivered. Today, we learned that The Herald […]

Statement on ESPN Layoffs

We realize that economic conditions many times drive numerous personnel issues. Black employees sometimes are disproportionately impacted by layoffs. We implore the company to be fair and […]

On President Trump’s Continued Attacks on the Press

Reaction to Recent Rally Comments In a time where civil rights and human rights are under attack, it is critically important that we preserve and support […]