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TBABJ announces 2014 Griot Drum winners

The Tampa Bay Association of Black Journalists (TBABJ) is proud to announce the first-place winners of its 2014 Griot Drum Awards contest. The awards were presented Thursday, Nov. 13, during TBABJ’s Ninth Annual Griot Drum Awards & Scholarship Banquet held at the Tampa Marriott Westshore. The awards program recognizes Tampa Bay’s best media coverage of […]

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 […]