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.

February 12, 2007

CAABJ Update 2/12-Ready to Mix & Mingle?

Hello all,

There's a chance for you to get involved in CAABJ this year!
If you haven't paid your dues for 2007, don't miss out on the savings. All members who renew in February will receive a $15 discount on dues. Any new members signing up will receive a $5 discount! Remember you can submit your application online! Just log on to the CAABJ website at

Want to meet other journalists during one of the biggest Charlotte events of the year? Join us for the CAABJ Membership Mixer during CIAA week. This year we're holding it in the VIP room of the Fox & Hound, 330 N. Tryon street, February 27th at 7:00p.m.

Also, our Media Access Workshop at UNC Charlotte was a big success last year, so we're planning another. This time it will be held on April 28th. More details will follow. We still need committee members for this event. Last year we had more than 60 people in attendance! If you're interested in being on the committee, send an email to .

Have you really checked out our new website? is bigger and better than ever! You can check for important CAABJ dates and, as we mentioned before, submit your application for membership. And there's a whole lot more! Check it out today!

Coming Events!
Sunday, Februay 18th, 3-5p.m.: The Charlotte Observer's Fannie Flono Book Signing & Panel Discussion at Imaginon
Saturday, February 24th, 11a.m.: CAABJ Monthly Meeting, Location tba--Very important calendar meeting!
Tuesday, February 27th, 7p.m: CAABJ Membership Mixer
March 10th: The National Association of Black Journalists Regional Conference. Email for details.
Saturday, April 28th: Media Access Workship, Time and Location to be determined.

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