Category Archives: National Association of Black Journalists

Podcast of NABJ Panel

We know that not all of you could attend our panel at the 2014 NABJ convention in Boston so we’ve uploaded a podcast to Youtube! Also check out our new resources page for a list of fellowships, grants and internships! … Continue reading

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Deadline is December 1 for NABJ workshop proposals!

The NABJ Global Journalism Task Force is seeking ideas for its International Day at the 2014 NABJ Summer Convention in Boston! Please send ideas to NABJ Global Journalism Chairs Rochelle Riley and Jeff Ballou for dissemination to the membership. ( … Continue reading

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Time to nominate for Percy Qoboza Award!

Folks: It is time to solicit nominations for the annual Percy Qoboza Award honoring  to honor groundbreaking, and sometimes life-threatening, work done by foreign journalists covering the Diaspora. The award is named for Percy Peter Tshidiso Qoboza, editor of The … Continue reading

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GLOBAL WORKSHOP CHOSEN FOR NABJ CONFERENCE

Hi folks: Great news!!!! The following workshop (from our list of proposals) has been approved: The Forgotten Americas: Finding the Big Story That’s Right Under your Nose A look at how coverage of the Americas largely ignores Latin America and … Continue reading

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Yale Seeks World Fellows

The 2013 Yale World Fellows Program is seeking applications from emerging leaders who have distinguished themselves within their own professions, regions, countries, or at an international level. Candidates for the fellowship must demonstrate to be driving forces for action or … Continue reading

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IPI Releases Caribbean Mission Report

VIENNA, Oct 15, 2012 – The International Press institute (IPI) today released a final report on its June mission to four Caribbean countries, cautiously welcoming progress in three of them toward the repeal of criminal defamation and insult laws but … Continue reading

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Bloomberg has international opportunities!

Bloomberg is seeking freelance reporters with English-language capabilities for business and general news coverage in the following countries: Mozambique, Equatorial Guinea, Sao Tome & Principe, Togo, Central African Republic, Chad, Eritrea and Lesotho. Each applicant should send a CV and two clippings … Continue reading

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NABJ Calls for 2013 Orlando Convention Workshop/Speaker Proposals

The National Association of Black Journalists heads to Orlando is accepting proposals for sessions and presenters for the 2013 Annual Convention and Career Fair, July 31- August 4, 2013. The Program Committee is accepting innovative, educational and “out of the … Continue reading

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Associations Announce Exchange Opportunities

The All-China Journalists Association, the Better Hong Kong Foundation and the East-West Center are accepting applicants for its 2012 China-United States Journalists Exchange. Print, broadcast and online journalists from China and the United States are eligible to participate in the … Continue reading

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Bad News Out of Ethiopia

Charlayne Hunter-Gault alerts us in The Root to news that Ethiopian journalist Eskinder Nega has been sentenced to 18 years in prison. Read more at http://www.theroot.com/views/ethiopian-journalist-gets-18-years-prison?wpisrc=root_more_news Please follow and like us:

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