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October 27, 2023 - October 28, 2023

Loews Philadelphia Hotel 1200 Market Street

● Philadelphia, PA  19107

Friday, October 27, 2023 ● 9:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. ET Saturday, October 28, 2023 ● 10:00 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. ET

**Members in good standing may register for this meeting. Full names are required to register and for membership verification.**



9:30 a.m.
Meeting Called to Order President Lemon

Roll Call, Approval of the Agenda, and Minutes Secretary Carter

Board Introductions

Visitor Acknowledgement

National Office Director of Operations Robinson
● Policy and Procedure
● NABJ Calendar
● Event Activation
● Media Institutes and Regionals
● Webinars
● Branding

Task Forces
● Task Force Assignments President Lemon
● Task Forces Vice President-Broadcast Smith Randolph
Advocacy Updates
● Mission for Advocacy President Lemon
● Advocacy Initiatives Secretary Carter


Finance Report

● Media Financial Trends

Executive Director Report Executive Director Berry

Goals Board of Directors

4 p.m.
Break for the Day


Saturday, October 28, 2023 ● 10 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. ET

10 a.m.
Board Reports
● President’s Report President Lemon
● Vice President-Broadcast’s Report Vice President-Broadcast Smith Randolph
● Vice President-Print’s Report Vice President-Print Chaney
● Vice President-Digital’s Report Vice President-Digital Vera
● Treasurer’s Report Treasurer Styles
● Parliamentarian’s Report Parliamentarian Nyorkor


● Secretary Report Secretary Carter

● Region II Report Director Smith
● Region III Report Director Coleman
○ Chapter Affiliation Application [Action]: Langston University Association of Black Journalists (Moved to Friday)
○ Chapter Affiliation Application [Action]: Morehouse College Association of Black Journalists (Moved to Friday)
○ Chapter Affiliation Application [Action]: NABJ-Philadelphia (Moved to Friday)
● Region IV Report Director Anderson
○ Chapter Affiliation Application [Action]: University of Oregon NABJ (Moved to Friday)
● Academic Report Representative Dr. Brown
● Media Related Report Representative Hall
● Student Report Representative Hines


NABJ 50th Anniversary Plans
New Business
Old Business

Special Acknowledgment

*Recognition of member board’s in your given area who are going above and beyond to make a
difference for a member or the organization.

Q & A from NABJ members and Zoom guests

2:30 p.m.
Meeting Adjourned