ABOUTThe NABJ Global Journalism Task Force exists to increase and improve black journalists’ coverage of other countries as well as the African Diaspora by strengthening resources, maintaining an international sourcebook and fostering the idea that reporters need not be foreign correspondents to cover news in the world’s 195 countries. The task force recognizes groundbreaking work by African journalists with the annual Percy Qoboza Award and provides opportunities for foreign coverage through the Ethel Payne Fellowship.
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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
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
WASHINGTON, DC (May 22, 2012) – The Board of Directors of the National Association of Black Journalists (NABJ) has selected Ghanaian journalist Anas Aremeyaw Anas for this year’s Percy Qoboza Award. The honor will be recognized during NABJ’s 37th Annual Convention and Career Fair, … Continue reading