2014 Hall of Fame
The National Association of Black Journalists (NABJ) is an
organization of journalists, students and media-related professionals that
provides quality programs and services to and advocates on behalf of black
journalists worldwide. Founded by 44 men
and women on December 12, 1975, in Washington, D.C., NABJ is the largest
organization of journalists of color in the nation. Many of NABJ's 4,000 members also belong to
one of the dozens of professional and student chapters that serve black
Every year, NABJ pays homage to legendary black journalists
who have made outstanding contributions to the industry. On April 5, 1990,
seven distinguished journalists became charter members of the NABJ Hall of
Fame. Over the last 23 years, NABJ has inducted 55 journalists into the
esteemed Hall of Fame. Nominations are approved by the NABJ Board of Directors.
New inductees are installed annually at the NABJ Hall of Fame Banquet and
NABJ is accepting bids for our annual Hall of Fame
production support needs. Your bid
should be submitted via the online application and proposal submitted in Microsoft Word or PDF. A hard copy of additional materials may be mailed; however, you must complete the online application.
Visual support or samples of work are helpful.
Please include at least four references (contact information only).
Experience on similar type projects a plus. The vignettes should be
completed by December 6, 2013.
The ceremony takes place on Thursday, January 16 at the The Newseum in Washington, DC.
Please submit your bid by Friday, October 11 at 5:00 p.m. EST.
All proposals should be submitted online. Additional support materials (optional) can be mailed to the address below:
Maurice Foster, Esq.
National Association of Black Journalists
1100 Knight Hall, Suite 3100
College Park, MD 20742
Phone: (301) 405-0248
Fax: (301) 314-1714
Please itemize your bid and include any support service
costs, i.e. electricity, or audio patches.
The following factors will be considered in the RFP process:
for 45 min. Q/A session
flexibility, and willingness to ask questions
The scope of work shall include producing seven 1-3 minute
video vignettes on each Hall of Fame Honoree. The contractor will work under
the supervision of the Hall of Fame show producer. Visual content should be
compiled to properly represent the life achievements of the honoree. The
written script for each vignette should be submitted to the producer for
approval. Contractor shall provide a fullscreen graphic of each honoree,
and chyrons that match the graphics look of the Hall of Fame program. The
vignettes should be completed by December 6, 2013 and submitted via DVD and
movie file. The honorees are located in various cities.
A production schedule should be developed and submitted for
approval by the NABJ show producer.
NABJ is seeking a winning bid in the $15,000 - $18,000
NABJ’s decision will be based on competitive pricing,
inventory availability, customer service, and client references.
Work For Hire
The services provided are a work for hire. The final product is the Property of NABJ and
cannot be reused, disseminated, or rebroadcast in any form without the express
permission of NABJ.
Click HERE to submit your proposal.
The 2013 Hall of Fame Vendor Contract was awarded to VMC Media & Events, LLC. Selection Reason: Best Overall Bid