NABJ President visits Atlanta

The National Association of Black Journalists has a new leader at the helm this year. Under the leadership of Greg Lee, NABJ’s youngest president, the progression towards a wider and more technologically-savvy set of goals is already underway.

Lee came to Atlanta on Feb. 29 to converse with the members of AABJ on a more personal level. With the NABJ convention coming up in June, the recent divide from UNITY and the current state of African-American presence in the media, there was plenty to talk about while sitting down with the president. Continue reading

New board draws crowd

Members of the Atlanta Association of Black Journalists gathered to swear in the newly elected officers for the 2012-12 cycle and recognized the 2012 NABJ Ida B. Wells Award recipient on Jan. 14 at its monthly assembly

Fulton County Superior Court Judge Thelma Wyatt Moore began the meeting by swearing in the President and Vice Presidents, but not before explaining the significance of inaugurating these officers on Martin Luther King Jr. Weekend.
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A look at the 2012-2014 Executive Board Candidates

The 2012 AABJ board candidates speak to members at general body meeting. Photo by Thaddeus Morgan

Voting for the 2012-2014 AABJ Executive Board opened after November 12th’s general body meeting. Candidates for each office made speeches and took questions from attendees. Voting is taking place online through the members-only portal, as well as in person at the December 13th general body meeting.
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