National Association of Black Journalists - Los Angeles Chapter

National Association of Black Journalists - Los Angeles Chapter Visit NABJLA.com/summit for more information. NABJLA was formed in 1980 to provide advocacy for black journalists and media-related professionals in one of the world's top media markets.

NABJLA's outreach includes a Media Summit & Career Fair, workshops, student scholarships and monthly meetings with industry veterans.

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If you missed the L.A. Mayoral Candidate Forum we co-hosted, check out the recording here: https://youtu.be/IUYIxi_263U
12/16/2021

If you missed the L.A. Mayoral Candidate Forum we co-hosted, check out the recording here: https://youtu.be/IUYIxi_263U

Thank you to everyone who watched and contributed to our Candidate Forum! Special thanks to our hosts Minority AIDS Project: and our partnersNational Association of Black Journalists - Los Angeles Chapter - we are so proud to ally with you to make this happen! Thank you Jarrett Hill and Tanya McRae for your insightful questions. It is essential that our members and Angelenos hear from our mayoral candidates!

If you missed the forum, you can watch the whole conversation on our YouTube channel!

https://youtu.be/IUYIxi_263U

We're co-hosting a Los Angeles Mayoral candidate forum this Sunday with the Stonewall Democratic Club and Minority AIDS ...
12/10/2021

We're co-hosting a Los Angeles Mayoral candidate forum this Sunday with the Stonewall Democratic Club and Minority AIDS Project.

RSVP Here: http://bit.ly/lamayorforum

Join the Stonewall Democratic Club for a Mayoral Forum and Special Endorsement Meeting for five candidates running for Mayor of Los Angeles this Sunday, December 12 at 4pm PST. Co-hosted by the National Association of Black Journalists - Los Angeles Chapter (NABJLA) and The Minority AIDS Project, the first community-based HIV/AIDS organization established and managed by people of color in the US.

Stonewall members will vote to endorse a candidate at the conclusion of the forum. The event will be held in a hybrid online and in-person format on Zoom, as well as simulcast on YouTube and Facebook. Stonewall members are encouraged to attend via Zoom in order to participate in credentialed voting.

The five Democratic candidates attending are:
* US Representative Karen Bass (D-CA)
* Los Angeles City Councilmember Joe Buscaino
* Los Angeles City Councilmember Kevin de Leon
* Los Angeles City Attorney Mike Feuer
* Jessica Lall, CEO Central City Association

Moderating the forum will be freelance journalist Jarrett Hill and Emmy® Award-winning journalist Tanya McRae. Hill and McRae are President and Vice President of Broadcast for NABJLA, respectively.

In-person attendance will be limited to candidate staff, selected guests, and the press. Prior to entering the facility, all attendees, volunteers, staff, and candidates must provide proof of immunization against COVID-19 and must wear masks while inside the facility at all times unless appearing on stage.

👉 RSVP here: http://bit.ly/lamayorforum

🗣 Join us for TOMORROW for our fourth annual “Black Women in Media” conversation featuring FOX 11 & FOX Soul Anchor @Bro...
10/15/2021

🗣 Join us for TOMORROW for our fourth annual “Black Women in Media” conversation featuring FOX 11 & FOX Soul Anchor @BrookeOnAir, Freelance Journalist & Media Personality @DemetriaLLucas, and Access Hollywood Host and NBC's 'American Ninja Warrior' Reporter @ZuriHall.

Registration for this special event on Saturday is free! RSVP at NABJLA.com/events. #NABJ #NABJLA

🗣 Join us for TOMORROW for our fourth annual “Black Women in Media” conversation featuring FOX 11 & FOX Soul Anchor @BrookeOnAir, Freelance Journalist & Media Personality @DemetriaLLucas, and Access Hollywood Host and NBC's 'American Ninja Warrior' Reporter @ZuriHall.

Registration for this special event on Saturday is free! RSVP at NABJLA.com/events. #NABJ #NABJLA

It’s time for our fourth annual Black Women in Media event! Join this special virtual conversation with FOX 11 & FOX Sou...
10/13/2021

It’s time for our fourth annual Black Women in Media event! Join this special virtual conversation with FOX 11 & FOX Soul Anchor Brooke Thomas, Freelance Journalist & Media Personality Demetria Lucas, The Hollywood Reporter Editorial Director Nekesa Moody, and Access Hollywood Host and NBC's 'American Ninja Warrior' Reporter Zuri Hall.

Free registration at NABJLA.com/events

Registration is free and open to members and non-members.

#NABJ #NABJLA

It’s time for our fourth annual Black Women in Media event! Join this special virtual conversation with FOX 11 & FOX Soul Anchor Brooke Thomas, Freelance Journalist & Media Personality Demetria Lucas, The Hollywood Reporter Editorial Director Nekesa Moody, and Access Hollywood Host and NBC's 'American Ninja Warrior' Reporter Zuri Hall.

Free registration at NABJLA.com/events

Registration is free and open to members and non-members.

#NABJ #NABJLA

📣 Join us TODAY at 3:30 p.m. PT for a town hall with LAPD Police Chief Michel Moore, #NABJLA President Jarrett Hill and ...
09/27/2021

📣 Join us TODAY at 3:30 p.m. PT for a town hall with LAPD Police Chief Michel Moore, #NABJLA President Jarrett Hill and LA Press Club’s Adam Rose who will be taking questions from journalists. This discussion is in partnership with the Los Angeles Journalism Coalition.

Registration is free and required here: https://bit.ly/39GPg3U

An open session will follow to debrief the discussion with SPJ/LA’s Ashanti-Blaize Hopkins and NABJLA's Tanya McRae.

📣 Join us TODAY at 3:30 p.m. PT for a town hall with LAPD Police Chief Michel Moore, #NABJLA President Jarrett Hill and LA Press Club’s Adam Rose who will be taking questions from journalists. This discussion is in partnership with the Los Angeles Journalism Coalition.

Registration is free and required here: https://bit.ly/39GPg3U

An open session will follow to debrief the discussion with SPJ/LA’s Ashanti-Blaize Hopkins and NABJLA's Tanya McRae.

🗣Join us Monday, Sept. 27 at 3:30pm PT for a TOWN HALL with Los Angeles Police Department. @LAPDhq Police Chief Michel M...
09/22/2021

🗣Join us Monday, Sept. 27 at 3:30pm PT for a TOWN HALL with Los Angeles Police Department.

@LAPDhq Police Chief Michel Moore joins #NABJLA President Jarrett Hill and @LAPressClub’s Adam Rose to address questions from journalists working the LA market.

Immediately following the Q&A, NABJLA’s Tanya McRae & SPJ/LA’s Ashanti Blaize-Hopkins will host an open session to discuss what we’ve just heard, inviting the journalists in attendance to provide perspective and converse. Registration is free and required to attend.

🗣Join us Monday, Sept. 27 at 3:30pm PT for a TOWN HALL with Los Angeles Police Department.

@LAPDhq Police Chief Michel Moore joins #NABJLA President Jarrett Hill and @LAPressClub’s Adam Rose to address questions from journalists working the LA market.

Immediately following the Q&A, NABJLA’s Tanya McRae & SPJ/LA’s Ashanti Blaize-Hopkins will host an open session to discuss what we’ve just heard, inviting the journalists in attendance to provide perspective and converse. Registration is free and required to attend.

06/18/2021
Black Men In Media 2021

We're excited for our fourth annual “Black Men in Media” conversation featuring KTLA Executive Producer Marcus Smith, LA Times staff writer Donovan X. Ramsey, and Spectrum News 1 anchor Kelvin Washington. Freelance journalist and NABJLA President Jarrett Hill moderates the discussion on the experience of Black men in media.

Our panelists gather virtually for this digital discussion as a part of the national Black Male Media Project initiavie of (NABJ) National Association of Black Journalists, which aims to help shift the narrative around the lives and images of Black men in the news and in society.

We're excited for our fourth annual “Black Men in Media” conversation this Saturday, June 12 at 11:00 a.m. PT as part of...
06/08/2021

We're excited for our fourth annual “Black Men in Media” conversation this Saturday, June 12 at 11:00 a.m. PT as part of National Association of Black Journalists' nationwide Black Male Media Project, which aims to help change the narrative around the lives and images of Black men in the news and in society.

Registration is free and open to members and non-members. Learn more about our participants and RSVP here at NABJLA.com/events

We're excited for our fourth annual “Black Men in Media” conversation this Saturday, June 12 at 11:00 a.m. PT as part of National Association of Black Journalists' nationwide Black Male Media Project, which aims to help change the narrative around the lives and images of Black men in the news and in society.

Registration is free and open to members and non-members. Learn more about our participants and RSVP here at NABJLA.com/events

05/18/2021

May is Mental Health Awareness Month. As social tension, COVID-19, and microaggressions continue to impact Black media professionals in the workplace, it is important that we remember to prioritize our mental health.

NABJLA gathered a panel of experts and community organizers working in the wellness space for “Take Care: An Interactive Conversation on Managing Wellbeing On the Job” this Saturday, May 15 at 11 a.m. PT to create space to engage in conversation around mental health care, tips/techniques to employ in your day to day encounters with anxiety and stress, and so much more!

Shar Jossell (Shar Says So) moderates the discussion with WalkGood La Founder Etienne Maurice, Media Psychologist Corey Emmanuel and Freelance Health Reporter and Editor Nadra Nittle.

Learn more about our panelists at NABJLA.com/events.

It’s important that we remember to prioritize our mental health. Join us this Saturday 💚 Free registration at NABJLA.com...
05/13/2021

It’s important that we remember to prioritize our mental health. Join us this Saturday 💚 Free registration at NABJLA.com/events
#NABJ

It’s important that we remember to prioritize our mental health. Join us this Saturday 💚 Free registration at NABJLA.com/events
#NABJ

May is Mental Health Awareness month. Join our conversation Saturday, May 15 with a panel of experts and community organ...
05/08/2021

May is Mental Health Awareness month. Join our conversation Saturday, May 15 with a panel of experts and community organizers working in the wellness space on mental health care, techniques to use in your day-to-day encounters with anxiety and stress, and so much more 💚

RSVP: http://NABJLA.com/events #NABJ

May is Mental Health Awareness month. Join our conversation Saturday, May 15 with a panel of experts and community organizers working in the wellness space on mental health care, techniques to use in your day-to-day encounters with anxiety and stress, and so much more 💚

RSVP: http://NABJLA.com/events #NABJ

05/08/2021
Allies Against Racism: Bridging The Divide - Journalists of Color in Conversation

NABJLA invited leaders from other diverse journalist-serving organizations to come together to discuss the current and critical issues related to racism.

The Presidents and Board Members from the National Association of Black Journalists - Los Angeles Chapter (NABJLA), Asian American Journalists Association Los Angeles (AAJA-LA), National Association of Hispanic Journalists Los Angeles (NAHJ-LA) and Native American Journalists Association (NAJA) have a candid conversation about many topics including the recent acts of racial violence, the exposure of racism in our local communities through our stories, the ‘Model Minority’ myth, the unique battles each group is currently facing, the challenges of staying professionally neutral when covering racism within your own community, becoming anti-racism allies, how journalists can facilitate change and move us ALL forward in the future.

Moderator:

Tanya McRae (@TanyaMcRaeSoCal) - NABJLA Vice President, Spectrum News 1

Panelists:

Anh Do (@NewsTerrier) - AAJA-LA Board Member, Los Angeles Times
Cristina Silva (@CristyMSilva) - NAHJ-LA President, USA TODAY
Jarrett Hill (@JarrettHill) - NABJLA President, Freelance Journalist
Tripp Crouse (@TrippCrouse) - NAJA Board Member, KNBA 90.3 FM Radio (NPR)

NABJLA has invited leaders from diverse journalist-serving organizations to come together this Saturday, April 17 to dis...
04/16/2021

NABJLA has invited leaders from diverse journalist-serving organizations to come together this Saturday, April 17 to discuss the current and critical issues related to racism.
Join the conversation and RSVP at NABJLA.com/events
#NABJ #NAHJ #AAJA #NAJA

NABJLA has invited leaders from diverse journalist-serving organizations to come together this Saturday, April 17 to discuss the current and critical issues related to racism.
Join the conversation and RSVP at NABJLA.com/events
#NABJ #NAHJ #AAJA #NAJA

NABJLA has invited leaders from diverse journalist-serving organizations to come together this Saturday, April 17 to dis...
04/13/2021

NABJLA has invited leaders from diverse journalist-serving organizations to come together this Saturday, April 17 to discuss the current and critical issues related to racism.

The Presidents and Board Members from NABJLA, AAJA-LA, National Association of Hispanic Journalists Los Angeles, and the Native American Journalists Association will have a candid conversation about many topics including recent acts of racial violence, exposing racism in our local communities through our stories, dispelling the ‘Model Minority’ myth, the unique battles each group is currently facing, the challenges of staying professionally neutral when covering racism within your own community, becoming anti-racism allies, how journalists can facilitate change and move us ALL forward in the future.

RSVP at NABJLA.com/events
#NABJ #AAJA #NAHJ #NAJA

NABJLA has invited leaders from diverse journalist-serving organizations to come together this Saturday, April 17 to discuss the current and critical issues related to racism.

The Presidents and Board Members from NABJLA, AAJA-LA, National Association of Hispanic Journalists Los Angeles, and the Native American Journalists Association will have a candid conversation about many topics including recent acts of racial violence, exposing racism in our local communities through our stories, dispelling the ‘Model Minority’ myth, the unique battles each group is currently facing, the challenges of staying professionally neutral when covering racism within your own community, becoming anti-racism allies, how journalists can facilitate change and move us ALL forward in the future.

RSVP at NABJLA.com/events
#NABJ #AAJA #NAHJ #NAJA

04/02/2021
March 2021 | Insider's Guide to the COVID-19 Vaccine and Legislation - March 2021

As COVID-19 vaccines are rolling out across California and around the world, people in the Black community have questions and concerns that need answers. National Association of Black Journalists - Los Angeles Chapter has compiled a panel of top medical professionals and experts for “The Insider’s Guide To The Covid-19 Vaccine” to provide crucial information about how the vaccine works, why people are afraid to get the shot, who does it protect, the differences between Pfizer/Moderna, Inc./Johnson & Johnson versions, how they’re being distributed, what the American Rescue Plan means for you, and so much more!

Nurse Alice Benjamin moderates the discussion with L.A. County Health Officer Dr. Muntu Davis, Nurse practitioner Dr. James Simmons (Ask The NP) and the Los Angeles Times’ Erika D. Smith.

03/27/2021
March 2021 | Insider's Guide to the COVID-19 Vaccine and Legislation

As COVID-19 vaccines are rolling out across California and around the world, people in the Black community have questions and concerns that need answers. NABJLA has compiled a panel of top medical professionals and experts for “The Insider’s Guide To The Covid-19 Vaccine” to provide crucial information about how the vaccine works, why people are afraid to get the shot, who does it protect, the differences between Pfizer/Moderna/Johnson & Johnson versions, how they’re being distributed, what the American Rescue Plan means for you, and so much more! Nurse Alice Benjamin moderates the discussion with L.A. County Health Officer Dr. Muntu Davis, Nurse practitioner Dr. James Simmons and the Los Angeles Times’ Erika D. Smith. RSVP and learn more about our panelists below.

Join us tomorrow at 11 a.m. PT!
03/26/2021

Join us tomorrow at 11 a.m. PT!

📣 We have a panel of top medical professionals and experts ready to answer all of your COVID-19 vaccine questions and concerns this Saturday at 11 a.m. PT. RSVP: https://bit.ly/31i3nbQ #NABJ

📣 We have a panel of top medical professionals and experts ready to answer all of your COVID-19 vaccine questions and co...
03/24/2021

📣 We have a panel of top medical professionals and experts ready to answer all of your COVID-19 vaccine questions and concerns this Saturday at 11 a.m. PT. RSVP: https://bit.ly/31i3nbQ #NABJ

📣 We have a panel of top medical professionals and experts ready to answer all of your COVID-19 vaccine questions and concerns this Saturday at 11 a.m. PT. RSVP: https://bit.ly/31i3nbQ #NABJ

We stand with our AAPI colleagues, friends, and family in calling for an end to hate crimes and we are committed to cont...
03/20/2021
NABJ Denounces Anti-Asian Racism and Attacks

We stand with our AAPI colleagues, friends, and family in calling for an end to hate crimes and we are committed to continuing to work together to #StopAsianHate.

Please reference the Asian American Journalists Association guidelines on covering the recent Atlanta shootings: https://bit.ly/2OQyRTF

Read NABJ's full statement below https://bit.ly/3bZBHyu

The continuing attacks on people in the Asian American and Pacific Islander communities continue to be a disturbing trend. “The National Association of Black Journalists (NABJ) […]

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If you missed the L.A. Mayoral Candidate Forum we co-hosted, check out the recording here: https://youtu.be/IUYIxi_263U
We're co-hosting a Los Angeles Mayoral candidate forum this Sunday with the Stonewall Democratic Club and Minority AIDS Project. RSVP Here: http://bit.ly/lamayorforum
🗣 Join us for TOMORROW for our fourth annual “Black Women in Media” conversation featuring FOX 11 & FOX Soul Anchor @BrookeOnAir, Freelance Journalist & Media Personality @DemetriaLLucas, and Access Hollywood Host and NBC's 'American Ninja Warrior' Reporter @ZuriHall. Registration for this special event on Saturday is free! RSVP at NABJLA.com/events. #NABJ #NABJLA
It’s time for our fourth annual Black Women in Media event! Join this special virtual conversation with FOX 11 & FOX Soul Anchor Brooke Thomas, Freelance Journalist & Media Personality Demetria Lucas, The Hollywood Reporter Editorial Director Nekesa Moody, and Access Hollywood Host and NBC's 'American Ninja Warrior' Reporter Zuri Hall. Free registration at NABJLA.com/events Registration is free and open to members and non-members. #NABJ #NABJLA
📣 Join us TODAY at 3:30 p.m. PT for a town hall with LAPD Police Chief Michel Moore, #NABJLA President Jarrett Hill and LA Press Club’s Adam Rose who will be taking questions from journalists. This discussion is in partnership with the Los Angeles Journalism Coalition. Registration is free and required here: https://bit.ly/39GPg3U An open session will follow to debrief the discussion with SPJ/LA’s Ashanti-Blaize Hopkins and NABJLA's Tanya McRae.
🗣Join us Monday, Sept. 27 at 3:30pm PT for a TOWN HALL with Los Angeles Police Department. @LAPDhq Police Chief Michel Moore joins #NABJLA President Jarrett Hill and @LAPressClub’s Adam Rose to address questions from journalists working the LA market. Immediately following the Q&A, NABJLA’s Tanya McRae & SPJ/LA’s Ashanti Blaize-Hopkins will host an open session to discuss what we’ve just heard, inviting the journalists in attendance to provide perspective and converse. Registration is free and required to attend.
NABJLA's Board of Directors has issued a statement standing with the family of Margo Spann in demanding accountability. The family is concerned the driver charged in the hit-and-run that killed Spann may get probation. Read the statement here: https://bit.ly/3vRC3Od
We're excited for our fourth annual “Black Men in Media” conversation featuring KTLA Executive Producer Marcus Smith, LA Times staff writer Donovan X. Ramsey, and Spectrum News 1 anchor Kelvin Washington. Freelance journalist and NABJLA President Jarrett Hill moderates the discussion on the experience of Black men in media. Our panelists gather virtually for this digital discussion as a part of the national Black Male Media Project initiavie of (NABJ) National Association of Black Journalists, which aims to help shift the narrative around the lives and images of Black men in the news and in society.
We're excited for our fourth annual “Black Men in Media” conversation featuring KTLA 5 News Executive Producer Marcus Smith, Los Angeles Times staff writer Donovan X. Ramsey, and Spectrum News 1 SoCal anchor Kelvin Washington. Freelance journalist and NABJLA President Jarrett Hill moderates the discussion on the experience of Black men in media. Our panelists gather virtually for this digital discussion as a part of the national Black Male Media Project initiavie of (NABJ) National Association of Black Journalists, which aims to help shift the narrative around the lives and images of Black men in the news and in society.
We're excited for our fourth annual “Black Men in Media” conversation this Saturday, June 12 at 11:00 a.m. PT as part of National Association of Black Journalists' nationwide Black Male Media Project, which aims to help change the narrative around the lives and images of Black men in the news and in society. Registration is free and open to members and non-members. Learn more about our participants and RSVP here at NABJLA.com/events