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 Observer
Vice-President, Print: Lena Warmack, The Charlotte Observer
Vice-President, Broadcast: Melody Freeman, WCNC-TV
Secretary: Athena Stanfield, WCNC-TV
Treasurer: Cheryl Patterson, "Chirl Girl", V101.9 FM
Parliamentarian: Cleve R. Wootson, Jr., The Charlotte Observer
I'm looking forward to working with all of you during the next year, and congratulations again to our entire slate of new officers.
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The Charlotte Area Association of Black Journalists (CAABJ) is an affiliate chapter of the National Association of Black Journalists (NABJ), a nonprofit organization focused on establishing strong ties among African-Americans working in the media and expanding and balancing the media's coverage of the African-American community and experience.