The Charlotte Area Association of Black Journalists (CAABJ) is an affiliate chapter of the National Association of Black Journalists (NABJ), a nonprofit organization focused on establishing strong ties among African-Americans working in the media and expanding and balancing the media's coverage of the African-American community and experience.

January 29, 2014

NABJ Region III Conference is HERE!

Ravenel Bridge at Night, Charleston, SC  © Doug Hickok
National Association of Black Journalists
2014 Region III Conference
March 7-9, 2014
Crowne Plaza Hotel Charleston
Charleston, South Carolina
Diversity, Inclusion and YOU: The New DIY

Registration rates includes lunch, entrance to workshops, and contact with employers.

NABJ Member and Non-Member Rates

NABJ Member: $25.00
NABJ Student Member: $20.00
Non-Member: $35.00
Student Non-Member: $25.00

(Total includes a $3.00 administrative fee)

Hope to see you in "The Holy City"!

January 9, 2014

Happy New Year and Welcome!

Happy New Year!

                As President of Charlotte Area Association of Black Journalists, I’m proud to represent our organization. CAABJ has a long tradition of expanding and creating balance in the media’s coverage of the black community, promoting professional development, establishing and maintaining dialogue with media management to developed equal opportunities for black journalists. It’s my honor and my pleasure to continue the great work of CAABJ.
                To our outgoing President, Ken Lemon, his Executive Board, I thank you for your awesome and outstanding dedication to those who work in the media. You’ve provided a platform of awareness in which we will continue in the next term. I will strive to continue your high caliber of work for our beloved organization – Thank You!
                This year’s executive board is on fire for CAABJ. We’ve planned various events for the coming year. We feel you will find them enlightening, engaging and very interesting. Our first General Body meeting will be Saturday, January 18th at Loco Lime (1101 Central Ave, Charlotte, NC) at 11:00am.
                We, the new executive board and I are tickled to death in meeting our community visitors, new members and embracing our season members. I can’t wait to meet and greet each and every one of you.

Until then, Cheers!
Alexis Mitchell