Charlotte Area Association of Black Journalists (CAABJ)

2005-06 scholarship programs on hold

Disappointing news: neither Knight Ridder nor The Charlotte Observer will be offering the minority journalism scholarships this year. If you’ve already contacted students about the scholarships, please send their names and contact information to...

2005-06 CAABJ Board of Directors

Congratulations are in order to the initial Board of Directors of the re-launched Charlotte Area Association of Black Journalists! President: April Bethea, The Charlotte ObserverVice-President, Print: Lena Warmack, The Charlotte ObserverVice-President, Broadcast:...

Mark your calendars: 11 a.m. Dec. 10

Mark your calendars for our next chapter meeting, set for 11 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 10 at the offices of Charlotte Magazine, 127 West Worthington Ave. Stay tuned for a message from Jarvis Holliday, associate editor at Charlotte Magazine, with more details.Don’t...

CAABJ Board of Directors candidates

Three individuals have put their names in the running for the CAABJ Board of Directors. You’ll hear from them at our next meeting, set for 11 a.m. Saturday (Nov. 19). President: April Bethea, The Charlotte ObserverVice-President: Melody Freeman, WCNC-TV; Lena...

CAABJ Constitution amendments

The Constitution Committee, chaired by Melody Freeman of WCNC, has reviewed the CAABJ Constitution and by-laws and identified several areas where we’re out-of-step with the NABJ by-laws. We’ll need to discuss these issues at Saturday’s meeting:...

Join us Nov. 19

Dee-Dee Strickland of The Charlotte Observer graciously offered to host our next CAABJ chapter meeting at her home on Saturday Nov. 19th at 11 a.m. This one is on the weekend so all of you folks with off schedules can try and make it. Need directions to the meeting?...

CAABJ update, Nov. 6

Click on the link below to read past CAABJ news. Hope everything is going well with you all. I want to remind you of two important dates, plus share some news: — Friday (Nov. 11) is the deadline to state your intention to run for the CAABJ board of directors....

It’s Election Time!

(Message originally sent on Oct. 21)Elections for the chapter’s initial board of directors will be held at our Nov. 19 meeting, set for 11 a.m. If you are interested in running for office, please send your name, contact information, position desired, and a...

Let’s Get Moving

(message originally sent on Oct. 21)At our Oct. 19 chapter meeting, attendees brainstormed various activities that CAABJ could host during the next six months. We named three committees to get some projects going. If you are interested in helping with one (or more) of...
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