About us

Who we are

We are a team of black media professionals who encourages and believe in accurate documentation of stories of the African Diaspora.

New York Association of Black Journalists (NYABJ) is the Greater New York chapter of National Association of Black Journalists (NABJ), the world’s largest organization for journalists of color. Founded in 1976, NYABJ upholds a legacy of providing professional and moral support to its members. Our organization encourages and supports the achievement of Black media professionals and those who endeavor to accurately document stories of the African Diaspora.

Our membership includes reporters, editors, writers, broadcast news professionals, digital media producers, TV producers, photographers, videographers, graphic designers, creative directors, public relations professionals, students and academics.

Our approach

Our Mission

We offer professional development workshops, seminars, and networking mixers to our members throughout the year. Our general body meetings always feature media companies, giving attendees a chance to network and job search. We have been hosted by The New York Times, CBS, NBC, ABC, Bloomberg, The Wall Street Journal, AP and others. NYABJ is a 501(c)(3).

What We Do
We offer professional development workshops, seminars, and networking mixers to our members throughout the year. Our general body meetings always feature media companies, giving attendees a chance to network and job search. We have been hosted by The New York Times, CBS, NBC, ABC, Bloomberg, The Wall Street Journal, AP and others. NYABJ is a 501(c)(3).
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