About Us

MEET THE CABJ OFFICERS

 

gabriellePresident
Gabrielle Bryant

Gabrielle Bryant is a producer, host and social media manager at PBS Affiliate, Colorado Public Television based in Denver. She earned a B.A. in Speech Communications with special focuses on broadcast journalism and sociology from Metropolitan State University of Denver in 2010.

As A Denver native, she’s passionate about highlighting her local community and considers herself a public servant. Her work for CPT12 ranges from producing political debates, to Colorado’s longest running public affairs program and long form documentaries.

A mother of two girls, she prides herself in supporting organizations through volunteer work that focus on empowering your women.

Twitter & Instagram: @GyftofGabb
gabriellebryantnews@gmail.com

angela_jacksonVice President
Angela Jackson

Jackson is thrilled to be part of CABJ. She brings a dedication to ensuring all members have a voice. She has experience in organizational leadership.

 

coreyTreasurer
Corey Thurman

Thurman believes that balance is the key to happiness in life. He has experience in real estate, banking and is an entrepreneur.

 

gellillaCommunications
Gellilla Gebre-Michael

Gebre­Michael looks forward to growing with the organization. Her background is in journalism and public relations.

 

 

gloria1Parliamentarian
Gloria Neal

Gloria Neal is a morning news anchor at CBS46 in Atlanta. Prior to moving to Georgia she was with KCNC in Denver where she spent the last seven years as a reporter and anchor. While working at KCNC she was also a morning talk show host for AM 760 in Denver.

A graduate of The University of Colorado, Neal was heavily involved in the Denver community. She is the former President of the Colorado Association of Black Journalists, advisor for the Rose Andom Center of Domestic Violence, American Red Cross board member, honorary chair for the Nation Kidney Foundation and a post board member of the Wildlife Experience.

She is also an active member in a number of organizations, including The Denver Metro Chamber of Commerce, The Colorado Women’s Chamber of Commerce, The Association for Women in Communications and the National Association of Black Journalists.

Twitter: @glonealknows

 

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.