Monday, December 26, 2011
Only work originally published or broadcast during the judging period of January 1, 2011 through December 31, 2011 is eligible for consideration. The deadline to submit entries is January 9, 2012.
Entries will be disqualified if they fail to follow the rules and eligibility requirements of their designated category.
Award winners will be announced at the 2012 NABJ Convention and Career Fair in New Orleans, Louisiana.
Friday, December 23, 2011
As part of the event, attendees contributed non-perishable food items and more to help the less fortunate during the holiday season. A group from Relax dropped off the donations at Harvest Hope Food Bank on Thursday, December 22nd. "During the holiday season, it's important for everyone to remember that no matter how bad things might be for us, there are others who are struggling more," said Tailor. "We just wanted to do something to help make a difference."
National Association of Black Journalists (NABJ) announced today that Michael Fields, news director of WABE 90.1 FM in Atlanta, will receive the prestigious Ida B. Wells Award. The annual honor is given to a media executive or manager who has made outstanding efforts to make newsrooms and news coverage more accurately reflect the diversity of the communities they serve.
Fields is being recognized for his efforts which have resulted in excellent WABE news coverage and a more accurate reflection of the diverse communities that public broadcasting station in Atlanta serves. The award is a joint offering from NABJ with the National Conference of Editorial Writers. Previous recipients include: Steve Capus of NBC News; Reggie Stuart of Knight Ridder; Paula Madison of NBC Universal; and Walterene Swanston of NPR.
Tuesday, December 20, 2011
Friday, December 16, 2011
Chelsea Washington. Among the subjects covered are the GOP presidential race, the recent sexual abuse scandals at Penn State and Syracuse universities, and the controversy over voter identification laws.