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February 25, 2023

Meet us online for #NABJHBCYou Training Day 2023!

Three $10,000 scholarships will be awarded to attendees who are HBCU students!

The National Association of Black Journalists (NABJ) is proud to host the Second Annual NABJ HBCYou Training Day on Feb. 25, 2023. The NABJ HBCYou Training Day is the largest annual outreach program for the NABJ HBCU Initiative.

This event is open to students at all colleges/universities, not just HBCUs. The initiative also is designed to encourage alumni of HBCUs to give back by establishing or reinvigorating NABJ chapters at HBCUs across the country.

The 2023 NABJ HBCYou Training Day offers a daylong, virtual event where students can find jobs and internships and connect with media professionals to get training in journalism and communications.

Registration Rates (Includes access to on demand content)
(Total includes a $3.00 administrative fee)

– NABJ Members – $10.00

– Nonmembers – $20.00

The NABJ HBCYou Training Day includes:

– An all-day job and internship fair with opportunities from our sponsors/partners

– Help for attendees on kick-starting their careers via unique learning opportunities

Schedule (Subject to Change)

8:30 a.m. – Welcome

8:30 a.m. – 11 a.m. – Job & Internship Career Fair by Appointment

9 a.m. – First Sessions

  • Bally’s Jobs Behind the Camera

  • Spectrum News: The Art of Storytelling

10 a.m. – Second Sessions

  • Producing 101: Getting Your Foot in the Door

  • Art of Sports Reporting

  • Writing for Digital and Print

11 a.m. – Third Sessions

  • NEXSTAR’s Writing for Broadcast

  • How to Earn a Scholarship

  • Digital Game: How to Thrive Covering Sports in an Age of Instant Communication

12 p.m. – Power Up Lunch with DeMarco Morgan

  • Lunch on Your Own. Join Us for a Great Conversation.

1 p.m. – 4 p.m. – Open Job and Internship Career Fair

1 p.m. – Fourth Sessions

  • Building a Rundown

  • Spectrum News: Peer-to-Peer Session

2 p.m. – Fifth Sessions

  • Rundown critique

  • Get in Writing: Handling Breaking News

  • Open Locker Room: Creating a Healthy Environment for Women to Thrive in Sports

3 p.m. – Sixth Sessions

  • Breaking News Producing

  • Communications and Media Relations

  • How to Secure a Sports Internship

4 p.m. – Event Ends