Purchase your tickets now for the best local event honoring media coverage of people of color!
Tickets can be purchased online for the Tampa Bay Association of Black Journalists’ Eighth Annual Griot Drum Awards and Scholarship Banquet on Saturday, Oct. 12.
The gala dinner will begin at 7 p.m. at Nielsen, 501 Brooker Creek Blvd., Oldsmar. A reception will be held from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m.
The cost is $30 for TBABJ members, $35 for non-members and $300 for a table of eight. Purchase your ticket using the secure PayPal feature on TBABJ’s website.
TBABJ will award thousands of dollars in college scholarships to students studying journalism and communications, along with about two dozen awards to area journalists who have excelled in covering people of color.
If you would like to become a sponsor of this event, please contact Camille C. Spencer, an editor of AOL’s Patch and immediate past president of TBABJ, at 813-230-4967 or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
For more information about the media awards and scholarships, visit www.tbabj.com.