Better Know A Media Org: NABJ

nabj_logo1.gifToday’s organization: National Association of Black Journalists (NABJ)

About the organization:

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 by 44 men and women on December 12, 1975, in Washington, D.C., NABJ is the largest organization of journalists of color in the nation.

Number of members: 3,300

To join, you must:
Be a working journalist, a student, or a journalism teacher.

You’ll get:
Job bank
Discounted entry to annual convention

And for that, you’ll pay:
Full Membership $100
Emeritus/Retired Full Membership $79
Associate Membership $75
Student Membership $40
High School Membership $35

We’ve compiled as many professional organizations as we can find in all the disciplines that mediabistro visitors work in, and will be featuring one a day til we run out. We’re going in alphabetical order so nobody feels slighted, but if we skipped your favorite group by mistake, please let us know.