05/03/2021

Longtime NABJ Member Kevin Merida Named LA Times Executive Editor

The National Association of Black Journalists (NABJ) is celebrating a huge appointment at the Los Angeles Times. After a 5-month search, longtime NABJ member Kevin Merida […]
04/14/2021

It’s Official: Kim Godwin Makes History as First Black Executive, First Black Woman to Head ABC News

Kim Godwin Makes History! First Black President and First Black Woman to Head ABC News First Black Executive and Black Woman to Head a Broadcast Network […]
03/14/2021

NABJ Mourns the Loss of Founding Executive Director Paul H. Brock

The National Association of Black Journalists (NABJ) mourns the loss of beloved Founding Executive Director, Paul H. Brock, 89. He passed Sunday morning on March 14, […]
12/17/2020

Lisa Nicole Matthews Elected 114th National Press Club President

From Daniel Moore/dmoore@post-gazette.com Members of the National Press Club elected longtime NABJ member Lisa Nicole Matthews of the Associated Press to serve as the Club’s 114th […]
12/15/2020

Shirley Carswell Named Executive Director of the Dow Jones News Fund

The Dow Jones News Fund announced the appointment of Shirley Carswell, NABJ member, former NABJ interim executive director, distinguished journalist, and educator, as executive director of the Fund, effective Jan. […]
12/07/2020

Longtime NABJ Member Rashida Jones Promoted to MSNBC President

NBCUniversal, the media company that has been celebrated for setting the model for best practices in terms of media diversity in management, has taken another big […]
12/06/2020

Jericka Duncan, Adriana Diaz Named Anchors of the CBS WEEKEND NEWS

CBS News has named national correspondent Jericka Duncan and national correspondent Adriana Diaz anchors of the CBS WEEKEND NEWS. NABJ congratulates our members on this achievement. CBS […]
11/21/2020

NABJ Co-Founder John C. White Passes

-View the memorial tribute program here. -Viewing: Friday, November 27, from 2-4 pm ET -Funeral Service: Saturday, November 28, from 11:30 am-1:30 pm ET -Both will […]
11/19/2020

NABJ Founder Les Payne, Daughter Tamara Win National Book Award for The Dead Are Arising: The Life of Malcolm X

NABJ congratulates Tamara Payne, daughter of NABJ Co-Founder Les Payne, and the entire Payne family, for “The Dead Are Arising: The Life of Malcolm X” being […]