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.

November 1, 2005

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. We're looking for a president, vice president, secretary, treasurer and parliamentarian. Please send your name, contact information, position desired, and a statement of why you're interested in running to .

-- Join us at 11 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 19 for our next chapter meeting. Dee-Dee Strickland of The Charlotte Observer has offered to host us at her home. Stay tuned for more details from Tiffani Helberg of WCNC.

Now, onto the news. CAABJ now has a blog that we can use to communicate with each other until we get an official Web site. Read below for information on:

-- CAABJ elections
-- The Knight Ridder / Charlotte Observer Minority Scholarship program
-- How to sign up for the CAABJ project, scholarship/mentor and constitution committees

Have an idea for something we should add to the blog? Send it to .


April Bethea, reporter
The Charlotte Observer

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