Convention & Career Fair


Convention & Career Fair

The NABJ Convention & Career Fair is the premier venue for journalism education, career development, and networking, attracting leaders and influencers in journalism, media, technology, business, arts, and entertainment. Four thousand of the nation’s top journalists, media executives, journalism educators, public relations professionals, and students gather at our convention each year.

The NABJ Career Fair draws hundreds of recruiters from top media companies and journalism schools from across the country and around the world. Countless headline makers, innovators, and industry leaders in politics, media, journalism, and film have attended our conventions. Special guests and speakers have included then-Sen. (President) Barack Obama, President George W. Bush, President Bill Clinton, Vice Presidents Al Gore, and Joseph Biden, U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton, U.S. Attorney General Loretta Lynch, U.S. Housing and Urban Development Secretary Julian Castro, RNC Chairs Michael Steele and Reince Priebus, Huffington Post founder Arianna Huffington, Bishop T. D. Jakes, the Rev. Jesse Jackson, the Rev. Al Sharpton, Ava Duvernay, Tyler Perry, Chance the Rapper, Hill Harper, Michael B. Jordan and Tamron Hall.

Join us for an extraordinary gathering filled with innovative programs, remarkable presenters, and fantastic networking opportunities.

Our #NABJ21 Convention & Career Fair will be held virtually from August 18-21, 2021

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