About CABJ

WHO WE ARE:

The Colorado Association of Black Journalists (CABJ), with more than 100 members statewide, is an organization of journalists, students and media-related professionals that provides quality programs and services to and advocates on behalf of black journalists throughout. CABJ is the largest organization of journalists of color in the region and is an affiliate chapter of the National Association of Black Journalists (NABJ).

CABJ is committed to:

  • 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 African American journalists, and outstanding achievement in the media industry as a whole, particularly when it comes to providing balanced coverage of the black.
  • Working with high schools and colleges to identify and encourage black students to become journalists, and to diversify faculties and related curriculum.
  • Working with high schools and colleges to identify and encourage black students to become journalists, and to diversify faculties and related curriculum.

OUR MISSION:

The Colorado Association of Black Journalists (CABJ) is a professional organization made up of reporters, broadcasters, editors, photographers, publishers, public relations/advertising professionals and technical people from the local news media. Formed in 1987, its purpose is to provide a support network for its members and direct access to the mainstream media for the African-American community. CABJ is dedicated to telling the complete, balanced and unbiased story of our community, and increasing Black representation in the news media.

CABJ Officers

Colorado Association of Black Journalists has been identifying some of the top
students in our community and partnering with the community to provide academic scholarships

 

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