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 […]
As the National Association of Black Journalists (NABJ) heads to Minneapolis, for our 40th Convention, the organization extends proposal invitations for sessions and presenters for the 2015 Annual Convention and Career Fair, August 5-9, 2015. The Program Committee is soliciting requests for proposals for workshops, along with potential workshop speakers. They are looking for innovative, educational, […]
The Boston Globe is giving 11 interns the opportunity to work as reporters, or as a photographer, designer or copy editor. The 12-week paid internship places reporter-interns in the Globe‘s Metro, Business, Living/Arts, Health/Science and Sports departments; the photo intern shoots stills and video for all sections, the design intern creates sections fronts and information […]
Municipal Reporter I – The Record (Bergen County, NJ) has two openings for a full-time, entry-level reporter covering municipalities in northern New Jersey. We’re looking for a self-starter who can break news as well as cover breaking news, propose and execute features ideas, spot regional trends and move quickly and surely to contribute developing stories to the Web. […]
NABJ Region III wants to award a scholarship to a deserving college student enrolled in a school in Region III (AL, FL, GA, MS, NC, SC, TN). The candidate must have a demonstrated interest in pursuing a journalism career, a record for community service, and financial need. Scholarship Deadline: Friday, May 16, 2014. Specific Application Requirements […]
There is an opening for a Digital Executive Producer position at the FOX/ABC station in Savannah, Ga. The station is looking for a strong writer/editor with digital experience who is willing to move to Savannah, Ga. Here is the listing: http://wjcl.com/2014/02/03/digital-executive-producer. A candidate will be selected quickly. Interested? Please contact the station’s digital director. Send inquiries to: Felicia […]
“Rebuilding, Revamping and Retooling Your Career” SAVE THE DATE for the Tampa Bay Association of Black Journalists’ FREE professional development seminar. The Rebuilding, Revamping and Retooling Your Career seminar will be 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Saturday, May 31, at the University Area Community Development Center, 14013 N 22nd St. in Tampa. Veteran journalists and […]
The Tampa Bay Association of Black Journalists’ members, colleagues and friends are invited to a happy hour at 7:30 p.m. this Friday, April 11, at Ybor City Jazz House, 1611 E.Seventh Ave., in Tampa. This is your opportunity to mix and mingle in a relaxed setting with local professionals in journalism, public relations, marketing, communications and […]
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 #NABJReg3 The conference program will offer participants an opportunity to sharpen old skills, learn new ones, and engage in valuable networking. Program focus will cover diversity, inclusion, and the […]
Members of the Tampa Bay Association of Black Journalists (TBABJ) were treated to an insightful lesson on African-American history during a visit to the Dr. Walter L. Smith Library, located at 905 N. Albany Ave., Tampa. TBABJ held its March 1 meeting at the library, which was followed by a tour led by Dr. Smith, […]
The Google Journalism Fellowship for 2014 is now accepting applications. This is a 10-week summer internship aimed at students that includes a week at Google. The fellowship carries a weekly stipend of $800 along with a $1,000 travel budget.
The following is a letter from Gwen Harmon at Metropolitan Ministries. She needs volunteers to give out food on Tuesday, Nov. 26 at the Tampa site. Tuesday is Media Day. Folks can contact Gwen directly if they want to participate.
Monday, Nov. 25, is Media Volunteer Day at Tampa’s Metropolitan Ministries. Volunteers are needed to hand out Thanksgiving food at the Tampa site to local residents. Volunteer slots for that day are 8:45 a.m. to 11:30 a.m., 11a.m. to 2 p.m. and 3:30 to 6:15 p.m. If you or your colleagues would like to volunteer, […]
On Saturday, Oct. 12 at Nielsen we presented awards in nearly 20 different categories. The entries were published or broadcast in 2012 and involved issues or concerns related to people of color, especially African-Americans. The contest was open to media outlets in Citrus, Hernando, Hillsborough, Manatee, Pasco, Pinellas, Polk and Sarasota counties. The entries were judged by […]
The Boston Globe runs one of the top internship programs in the nation, giving 10 interns the opportunity to work as reporters, as well as photographer, designer or copy editor.
It’s time to purchase your tickets for the Tampa Bay Association of Black Journalists’ Eighth Annual Griot Drum Awards & Scholarship Banquet, where the chapter will honor the area’s best media coverage of people of color! Proceeds will fund our scholarships to aspiring young minority journalists with a connection to the Tampa Bay area. This […]
The deadline to submit entries to the contest is Friday, Sept. 6. Entries may be submitted online at http://tbabj.com/?page_id=838 or via U.S. mail. Print, broadcast and online media professionals of any ethnicity can enter the contest, which honors quality coverage of people of color in the Tampa Bay area. Journalists submitting entries do not have […]
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., […]
We’re switching things up by holding the annual Griot Drum Awards & Scholarship Banquet on a Saturday this year. Save the Date: Saturday, October 12, 2013.
News Reporter Job ID: 2321 Location: USF Tampa Department Number/Name: 0-0662-000 WUSF-FM Hiring Salary/Salary Range: $40,000 – $48,000 Position Summary: Health News Florida is a news project of WUSF Public Media.
Position Summary: The News Director is a journalism leader who thrives among highly motivated reporters in a multimedia newsroom. The successful candidate will share core values that focus on listeners, audience, quality and integrity in all areas of news reporting and management. WUSF 89.7 distinguishes itself from other news organizations by providing enterprise reporting locally […]
Station: WLRN Public Media Company: South Florida Public Media/Friends of WLRN FLSA Status: Full-time, Exempt Reports to: General Manager WLRN Schedule: 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. Monday – Friday or as job demands Location: Miami, Florida
The Tampa Bay Association of Black Journalists in partnership with the George Edgecomb Bar Association will host a community forum on the Trayvon Martin-George Zimmerman case at 7 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 8, at the University of South Florida’s Patel Center for Global Solutions.
From American Stage to Freefall to Opera Tampa to Broadway shows at the Straz, the Bay area has a thriving theater scene that reaches into every community. It’s also home to the Florida Orchestra, a major symphonic group in the middle of a key search for a music director. The position: Looking for a versatile […]
Congratulations to Tampa Bay Times TV/media critic — and former TBABJ president — Eric Deggans! He’s been selected to receive the 2013 Legacy Award from the National Association of Black Journalists Arts and Entertainment Task Force. Eric, author of Race-Baiter: How the Media Weilds Dangerous Words to Divide a Nation, will be honored at a […]
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Interested in moving from the newsroom to a career in public relations? Do you want to know how to use those journalism skills to have a successful career in PR and marketing? Get these and other questions answered at the next meeting of the Tampa Bay Association of Black Journalists. The facilitator of the next […]
Save the date for this event! It takes place during the NABJ national conference. When: Aug. 2 at 10 p.m. Where: House of Blues, 1490 E Lake Buena Vista Drive, Lake Buena Vista, FL 32830 For details and registration info, click here.
Specialty Editor/Food — The Record (Bergen County, NJ) is seeking an experienced editor to oversee its food, health and fitness coverage. In addition to at least five years of editing experience, this editor must have an excellent familiarity of food, dining, nutrition, fitness, diet and health issues. Versatility, creativity and superior planning skills are a […]
Are you planning to attend the 2013 NABJ National Convention in Orlando? Do you want to know how to successfully navigate the convention? If so, please join us to learn networking and interview tips at 11 a.m. Saturday, April 6, at the Tampa Tribune, 202 S. Parker St.,Tampa. TBABJ members will offer strategies that will show you how to have […]
Miles Media markets destinations and hospitality businesses by working with state tourism offices, convention & visitors bureaus, hotels and other organizations in the tourism industry to create forward thinking online, mobile, email and print content marketing solutions. Our Content Manager will have a passion for travel and marketing, and will work with a team of […]
In an ever-changing media business, journalists are charged with reaching their audiences on multiple media and social platforms. A host of tools and resources have become available that enhances the storytelling process, making it essential for journalists to maximize and fine-tune their skills. On Saturday, March 23, beginning at 11 a.m., the Tampa Bay Association […]
Are you planning to attend the 2013 NABJ National Convention in Orlando? Do you want to know how to successfully navigate the convention? If so, please join us to learn networking and interview tips at 11 a.m. Saturday, April 6, at the Tampa Tribune, 202 S. Parker St.,Tampa. TBABJ members will offer strategies that will […]
NABJ awards scholarships annually to deserving students interested in pursuing careers in journalism. Scholarships are worth up to $2,500. All applications must be submitted online by the specified deadline. NABJ Scholarships: Allison E. Fisher Scholarship – $2,500 Carole Simpson Scholarship – $2,500 DeWayne Wickham Founder’s High School Scholarship – $2,500 Larry Whiteside Scholarship – $3,000 […]
The Tampa Bay Association of Black Journalists (TBABJ) is deeply disappointed by WFLA-TV’s recent decision to reassign anchors Rod Carter and Josh Thomas. A letter sent to WFLA-TV General Manager Andy Alford states how appalled TBABJ is over the decision to reassign the network’s only African-American male anchors, both award-winning veteran journalists. Carter and Thomas […]