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Stop stressing out over your NABJ SEED applications. Grab your pen and paper and listen closely to your NABJ SEED to-do list. Join NABJ Student Representative Georgia Dawkins, NABJ Digital Task Force CO-Chair Benet Wilson, and NABJ Student Projects veteran Wesley Lowery as they share advice on turning in a successful application.
Summer is the season for all kinds of conventions and conferences in the African American community. We'll highlight two recently held meetings held in New Orleans and Nashville respectively.
The National Association of Black Journalists National Conference (NABJ) held in New Orleans and The 49th Quadrennial Session of the General Conference of the African Methodist Episcopal (AME) Church held in Nashville.
With thousands of members in attendance NABJ and the AME General Conference are examples of Black leadership in action.
Award winning journalist Kelley Chunn gives us an update on the NABJ convention. Your host, Carole Copeland Thomas brings highlights of the AME Church General Conference.
While the National Association of Black Journalists (NABJ) held their 38th Annual National Convention in Orlando, Florida last week, The Cleveland Plain Dealer laid off one third of its newsroom staff. Last year The New Orleans’ Times-Picayune cut staff and is now published only three days a week. The impact of these cutbacks is embedded in the mounting evidence that social media, the Internet, cable news organizations and citizen journalism have revolutionized the face of journalism throughout the world. We’ll talk to NABJ Immediate Past President Greg Lee, Jr, newly installed President Bob Butler, Boston Chapter President Gary Washburn and Boston University Associate Professor Michelle Johnson to learn how these changes are affecting members of their association. Regardless of how you get your news, the impact of these changes are significant to all communities across the world. Today’s show will give insight into how African American journalists are adapting to an industry in transition.
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NABJ internship veterans discuss best practices when it comes to landing a summer journalism internship.
Topics discussed will include how to craft a great cover letter, how to avoid getting caught up in postmark deadlines, resume tips and other best practices.
NABJ Student Rep Wesley Lowery and Deputy Rep Marissa Evans will moderate.
NABJ convention's are worthwhile for your career, but also costly for your wallet.
So just how can you, your fellow students and members of your NABJ chapter finance a trip to the 2012 NABJ convention in New Orleans?
Our panelists will break down how to save, how to raise funds and what you need to know to get to NOLA.
As smartphones and mobile apps become as commonplace as personal computers, many young journalists wonder how they can use their phones to improve their reporting.
At 4 pm EST today, Retha Hill, a former BET.com vice president and professor who runs Arizona State University's Digital Innovation Lab, will give insight on how best to use your mobile applications in your reporting.
Hill will be joined by NABJ Student Representative Georgia Dawkins, Deputy Student Representative Wesley Lowery and Markia Butler, President of the Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University Association of Black Journalists.
Feel free to tweet any questions you have for Hill to the following accounts, or use the #nabjstudents hashtag.
Guest Speakers will include Wendy Wilson of Essence.com,
Demorris Lee of the St. Petersburg Times, Yanela Gordon of
FAMU SJGC Office of Internship & Placement and NABJ
Region III Student Director Phillip Rivers
Brought to you by the FAMU School of Journalism & Graphic
Communication and the National Association of Black Journalists.
Charles Robinson III is a Candidate for President of the National Association of Black Journalists (NABJ). Why is he running? In his words: Our next president must be a visionary with respect for the past who moves quickly and easily from ideas to action. The landscape has changed. We must be in newsrooms, in start ups, and at the cutting edge of journalism. I’m prepared to take us to the next phase with a keen eye to what is tangible and possible. We must strive to understand our place in this changing landscape while making sure media entities uphold diversity.
As a member of the NABJ Board of the Directors, we faced a financial crisis last year. The prudent actions we took to help stabilize the organization weren’t easy. I can’t take personal credit, but collectively as a group we made the tough decisions knowing the implications. On my watch we will never face a debacle of this nature.
Join Lady O for a convesation with Charles Robinson III.
The deadline for proposals for workshops and panels at this year's NABJ Convention & Career Fair is fast approaching. Looking for a catchy title? Have a question about finding the right panelist? Want to make sure your proposal is relevant for this year's theme: "The Power of Now: Claiming Your Destiny?" This Digital Journalism Task Force session will allow members to ask Programming Chair Dr. Sybril Bennett those questions and more to help fine tune that final proposal. We will also be joined by NABJ VP-Print Deirdre Childress. Bring your questions and your suggestions!
This 30-minute discussion will explore personal branding techniques and best practices for the up-and-coming journalist.
NABJ Deputy Student Representative Wesley Lowery will host the show.
Panelist include Sidney Wright, an award winning multimedia journalist and associate producer for ABC News; and Nicole Huffington, an editorial assistant at the Huffington Post and a freelance writer for The New York Daily News.
Part one can be heard here: http://www.blogtalkradio.com/show.aspx?userurl=nabj-students&year=2011&month=02&day=21&url=managing-your-brand-on-and-off-the-web&ie8c=0
Join the NABJ Digital Journalism Task Force on a panel featuring three members discussing their attendance at the recent ONA 2010 conference in D.C. Our panelists are Dr. Sybril Bennett, associate professor of journalism at Belmont University; Sarah Glover, staff photographer at the Philadelphia Daily News and PABJ President; and Doug Mitchell, chair of NABJ's Media Institute, co-director of the Ford Foundation's New U entrepreneurship program and an adjunct professor instructor at the City College of New York's Graduate School of Journalism. The panelists will discuss the workshops they attended at ONA, what they learned and how that knowledge needs to be used to help NABJ members stay relevant in the newsroom. We’ll leave plenty of time for your questions!