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.
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May 24, 2012

Charlotte Journalists Reveal Secrets To Accessing Media in Community Workshop June 2nd



Charlotte Area Association of Black Journalists presents their seventh annual Secrets to Accessing the Media Workshop Saturday, June 2 at Levine Museum of the New South.

Community members, activists, entrepreneurs and organizations can talk to and learn from members of the media at this information-packed event. Respected journalists from Charlotte newspapers, magazines, TV, radio stations, and Internet outlets will offer tips and advice on how to get stories told. They will also explain how news at individual media outlets is produced and answer questions from the audience.

Confirmed panelists include media representatives from QcityMetro.com, WBTV, WCNC-TV, WSOC-TV, News 14 Carolina, and WGIV Radio. Members of non-profits, HOA’s, community groups and more are encouraged to attend this FREE event.


When:Saturday, June 2, 2012, 1:00 P.M. – 2:30 P.M.

Where: Levine Museum of the New South, 200 E. 7th Street, Charlotte, NC 28202. Free parking is available at Seventh Street Station (bring your ticket into the museum to be validated).

Cost:Free and open to public. Light refreshments will be served. Guests are asked to RSVP at .

Contact CAABJ President Ken Lemon at 704-564-0313 for more information.

ABOUT CAABJ
The Charlotte Area Association of Black Journalists is an affiliate chapter of the National Association of Black Journalists, a non-profit 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. For additional information or media inquiries on CAABJ, contact Ken Lemon, chapter president, at 704-564-0313, , or visit www.caabj.com.

ABOUT LEVINE MUSEUM OF THE NEW SOUTH
Levine Museum of the New South celebrated its 20th anniversary in 2011. The museum shares the stories of the American South from the end of the Civil War until today. A welcoming, inclusive gathering place, Levine Museum has become known for bold, innovative exhibits and programs that tackle tough issues and spark meaningful conversations. From the end of slavery and the long struggle of integration to the legacy of cotton farming, textile mills and ongoing issues of inequality, the museum promotes learning, awareness and understanding. For more information, visit www.museumofthenewsouth.org.

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