Get involved! University of Cincinnati Association of Black Journalists (UCABJ)

Get involved! University of Cincinnati Association of Black Journalists (UCABJ)

The UC Journalism Department is launching a student chapter of the National Association of Black Journalists (NABJ) and we are seeking students who are interested in getting involved on the ground level to help with this effort. The UC Association of Black Journalists (UCABJ) student organization will be open to any students who are interested in the fields of journalism, media and communication. You do not have to be a journalism major or a student of color to join this campus organization.


If you are interested in getting involved, please email UCABJ contact Alberto Jones (jones5ac@mail.uc.edu).

The National Association of Black Journalists (NABJ) is an organization of journalists, students and media-related professionals that provides quality programs and services to and advocates on behalf of black journalists worldwide. Founded in 1975, it is the largest organization of journalists of color in the nation.

NABJ is committed to the following:

*Strengthening ties among black journalists; *Sensitizing all media to the importance of fairness in the workplace for black journalists; *Expanding job opportunities and recruiting activities for veteran, young and aspiring black journalists, while providing continued professional development and training; *Increasing the number of black journalists in management positions and encouraging black journalists to become entrepreneurs; *Fostering an exemplary group of professionals that honors excellence and outstanding achievements by black journalists, and outstanding achievement in the media industry as a whole, particularly when it comes to providing balanced coverage of the black community and society at large; *Working with high schools and colleges to identify and encourage black students to become journalists, and to diversify faculties and related curriculum; and *Providing informational and training services to the general public.

For more information about the NABJ and its mission, please visithttp://www.nabj.org.