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 […]

If the NABJ convention were a university

Note: This is all in good fun, so if you are REALLY serious about your job and don’t like good-natured ribbing you should probably stop reading or at least accept my apologies in advance. National Association of Black Journalists convention is about fun and equality for all but I have to admit that I have […]

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 […]