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 18, 2008

The State of Our Industry: NABJ Town Hall Teleconference

The National Association of Black Journalists is hosting a town hall teleconference tomorrow (Nov. 19) at 1 p.m. Titled "The State of Our Industry: Layoffs, Buyouts, and Separations from Employment," the teleconference will address the concerns of journalists who are seeing the size of their newsrooms dwindle.

Town Hall Agenda

*Things to Consider When Getting Laid Off or Taking a Buyout
Tim Traylor, director of Human Resources, WJLA-TV (Washington)

*Your Personal Finances
Michelle Singletary, business writer, The Washington Post

*Taking Care of the Business of You
Jackie Jones, career coach, Jones Coaching, LLC.

Call information
Dial: 866-502-8312
Passcode: 2264907
Teleconference will begin at 1 p.m. ET.

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