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TBABJ announces 2014 Griot Drum Awards finalists

​The Tampa Bay Association of Black Journalists has named finalists for its Ninth Annual Griot Drum Awards. The contest recognizes the region’s best media coverage of people of color. Winners will be announced at TBABJ’s Griot Drum Awards & Scholarship Banquet on Thursday, Nov. 13, at Tampa Marriott Westshore, 1001 N. Westshore Blvd. The 6 […]

Pulitzer Prize-winning columnist to speak at TBABJ banquet

Leonard Pitts Jr., Pulitzer Prize-winning columnist for the Miami Herald, will be the keynote speaker at the Tampa Bay Association of Black Journalists’ annual Griot Drum Awards & Scholarship Banquet on Thursday, Nov. 13, at Tampa Marriott Westshore. Pitts, who won the 2004 Pulitzer Prize for commentary, also is the author of a variety of […]