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2022 NABJ-NAHJ Convention and Career Fair

August 3, 2022 - August 7, 2022

2022 NABJ-NAHJ Convention and Career Fair

  • August 3, 2022 12:00 am - August 7, 2022 12:00 am

  • Las Vegas


  • NABJ Contact


  • 301-405-0248


Changing the Game, Rompiendo Barreras
The #NABJNAHJ22 Convention & Career Fair is the premier conference for journalism education, career development, networking, and industry innovation, attracting leaders and influencers in journalism, media, technology, business, health, arts, and entertainment. The nation’s top journalists, media executives, journalism educators, public relations professionals, and students will gather on Aug. 3-7, 2022.

The #NABJNAHJ22 Career Fair draws hundreds of recruiters from top media companies and journalism schools from across the country and around the world.

Innovators, influencers and industry leaders have attended our conventions each year, addressing thousands of attendees. Special guests and speakers have included then-Sen. (President) Barack Obama, President George W. Bush, President Bill Clinton, then-Vice President (President) Joseph R. Biden, U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton, U.S. Attorney General Loretta Lynch, U.S. Housing and Urban Development Secretary Julian Castro, former RNC Chairs Michael Steele and Reince Priebus, Rev. Jesse Jackson, Rev. Al Sharpton, Ava Duvernay, Tyler Perry, Chance the Rapper, Hill Harper, and Michael B. Jordan.

Join us for innovative programs, expert presenters and networking opportunities as NABJ members, partners, colleagues, and supporters come together to make history.

All sessions, workshops, plenaries, forums, networking activities, meal events and our high-demand career fair will be held on-site. 

Registration and special event ticket purchases will be announced in the coming weeks. Please check this space for updates.

Also, follow NABJ and NAHJ on Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn, and Facebook for updates!

 **This event is scheduled to be in-person, pending local, state and CDC guidelines. Vaccination verification is required to attend the convention and register. Learn more here.

Join the conversation on social media using #NABJNAHJ22!


  • Click here to contact us about partnership opportunities or download the UPDATED 2022 partnership prospectus here.
  • Click here to contact us about becoming a career fair exhibitor.
  • Review the Sessions section below to learn about sponsoring or submitting sessions for the convention.


  • NABJ members receive great discounts on convention registration and events. Remember to renew your membership or become a member prior to registration opening!
  • To join or renew your membership click here.
  • Register for convention and book hotel rooms here:


  • The call for member session proposals is now closed.
  • Convention partners and sponsors may submit their workshop and session proposals starting May 13, 2022 through June 10, 2022. Existing partners will receive access information for the portal via email notification from in the coming weeks. If you would like to sponsor or partner with us for sessions or workshops contact:
  • Sign up to be considered for panelist and speaking opportunities at #NABJNAHJ22 here.


#NABJNAHJ22 Convention & Career Fair attendee registration is NOW OPEN!

Washington, DC | 2 months ago

We look forward to a convention week full of memorable moments and life/career-changing opportunities! Remember: Early-bird discounts end April 29! Pre-registration ends July 1! You must verify you...

Get CLEAR for #NABJNAHJ22 Registration: Start the Vaccination Verification Process Early!

Washington, DC | 2 months ago

REGISTRATION WILL OPEN IN THE COMING WEEKS FOR THE #NABJNAHJ22 CONVENTION & CAREER FAIR (AUG. 3-7 IN LAS VEGAS). Ensure your registration process is smooth, quick and easy by downloading the CLEAR app ahead of time. Look for the free digital vaccine card section and upload your vaccine verification.

NABJ, NAHJ Announce 2022 Convention Co-Chairs

Washington, DC | 4 months ago

The National Association of Black Journalists (NABJ) and the National Association of Hispanic Journalists (NAHJ) today announced the team that will chair the groups’ joint Annual Convention and Career Fair scheduled for Aug. 3-7, 2022 in Las Vegas (pending local and CDC guidelines). This year’s co-chairs, Natasha S. Alford, Kevin Merida, Claudia Cruz, and Luz Gray, represent the spectrum of today’s media landscape, and each share a passion for advocating for diversity, equity and inclusion.

NABJ, NAHJ Announce Program Chairs and Committees for Upcoming 2022 Convention

Washington, DC | 7 months ago

The National Association of Black Journalists (NABJ) and the National Association of Hispanic Journalists (NAHJ) today announced the selection of the program chairs and committee members for the upcoming joint 2022 Convention & Career Fair. The #NABJNAHJ22 Convention is scheduled to be held August 3-7 in Las Vegas, pending health guidelines.  The program chairs and committees play a critical role in reviewing and selecting member-submitted session and workshop proposals and work on session content strategy and development in conjunction with the organizations’ Boards and staff. Both NABJ and NAHJ will announce their respective call for convention session proposals in the coming weeks.



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