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.

June 12, 2014

CAABJ Members Nominated for 2014 Salute to Excellence Awards

Let's congratulate our members on their NABJ 2014 "Salute to Excellence Award" nominations. 

The categories and finalists are: 

Television- General Assignment
Long Form:

"Redemption at Negro Head Creek"- Steve Crump (WBTV)

Television - Features
Short Form:

"Turning Trash Into Treasure" - Steve Crump (WBTV)
"The Perfect Match"- Christine Nelson (WBTV)

"The Perfect Match" - Christine Nelson (WBTV)

Digital Media:

"Collection of Columns" -  Mary Curtis (Washington Post)

The awards ceremony is the only event in the United States that honors exemplary coverage of African/African-American people or issues exclusively. The Salute to Excellence Awards Gala highlights the 2013 work of media organizations and individuals involved in print, broadcast and online journalism media. Over 50 awards will be presented to writers, columnists, producers, reporters, photojournalists and editors for their exemplary work. The annual gala also recognizes NABJ’s Journalist of the Year, Emerging Journalist and Lifetime Achievement honorees. 

Again, Congratulations to all of you!!