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.

March 10, 2009

NABJ Reinvention Town Hall Teleconference

Some of the worst and most draining emotions seem to overcome us whenever we go through a job transition. The truth of the matter is that layoffs, buyouts, or downsizing can happen to anyone at anytime with today’s economic situation. Job transitions are part of the current state of our industry.

Please join the next NABJ Reinvention Town Hall that will focus on, "Getting Your Head Together: Dealing with the Emotional Side Of Job Loss."

Wednesday, March 18
1-2 p.m.
Click here to register.

Panelists include:

Jackie Jones
After 30 years of experience in writing, editing, teaching, management and consulting, Jackie Jones is now a life coach, working with people who want to enhance or change their careers. Before launching Jones Coaching, she was a senior lecturer at Penn State University, where she taught news reporting, copy editing and ethics. Prior to joining Penn State, she was an assignment editor at The Washington Post.

Lynnette Khalfani-Cox
Lynnette Khalfani-Cox, The Money Coach®, is a personal finance expert, television personality and the author of several money-management books including the New York Times bestseller Zero Debt: The Ultimate Guide to Financial Freedom, and The Money Coach's Guide to Your First Million. She is a former reporter for the Wall Street Journal and CNBC.

Sidmel Estes-Sumpter
Sidmel Estes-Sumpter, is president of Breakthrough Inc., a dynamic executive media management consulting firm. She was executive producer of Atlanta's top-rated morning program, Good Day Atlanta, and Fox 5 News.

Wil LaVeist
A talented author, editor, columnist and Internet consultant, Wil LaVeist has more than fifteen years of award-winning print and online journalism and media startup experience with companies such as The Arizona Republic and Tribune Interactive Inc. He has managed media teams and developed innovative online and print products.

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