NABJ Ice Sculpture

A look back at NABJ 2012

Now that I’ve had a couple of weeks to digest everything that went down in New Orleans during The National Association of Black Journalists conference I figure this would be a good time to share a few highlights.  Here’s a look at what went down during the panels a.k.a. the daylight hours. Wednesday The gods […]

Southern University DIGEST/Dept. of Mass Communication Reunion

Southern University comes together at NABJ 12

Southern University was well represented at the 2012 National Association of Black Journalist convention. The Department of Mass Communications (my old department) held a reunion/reception for current and former students as well staff The Southern Digest. Representatives from the student and professional chapters in Baton Rouge spoke about Southern’s past, present and future. Speakers included […]

Panel: Putting Your Journalism Skills to Work in Hollywood

Going Hollywood

Convention goers who are interested in a career in the entertainment industry got advice from a panel of experts. Presenters: T.J. Holmes, Host, Don’t Sleep, BET Lolis Eric Elie, Writer, Treme, HBO Tim McNeal, Vice President, Talent Development & Diversity, ABC Television Group & Disney Tiffany Smith-Anoa’i, Vice President, Diversity & Communications, CBS Gil L. Robertson, Co-Founder & President, African American Film Critics […]

Five tips for the NABJ (or any) Convention

The National Association of Black Journalists‘ 37th Annual Convention and Career Fair starts Wednesday. It’s a great opportunity to reconnect with old friends, make new contacts and find out about jobs and internships. There are more than a few people offering up tips for surviving this year’s conference and even though I am far from an […]

The official invite

Celebrating 85+ years of student journalism

After a two year absence, I am making my return on the National Association of Black Journalist’s annual convention. This year’s event is a chance for me to return to my home state and support my school. The Department of Mass Communications at Southern University is hosting a reunion/reception for graduates and alumni of The […]