Media Institute for Canadian and U.S. Black Journalists
The National Association of Black Journalists
will offer a Media Institute for Canadian and U.S. black journalists, Thursday,
Oct. 7, 2010.
This full-day of
workshops is designed to meet NABJ¹s strategic goal, adopted in August 2007, of
reaching out to its black communities and news media members on an
This Media Institute is sponsored by
the Toronto Convention and Visitors Bureau with the Canadian Association
of Black Journalists and NABJ.
Lynch , Canadian Association of Black Journalists President
10-11 a.m. - Backpack Journalism - How to Take Your Show on the Road.
Panelists: Vice President-Broadcast Bob Butler, Region II Director Charles
Robinson and NABJ member Benet Wilson, Aviation
11-Noon - Breaking into the World of
Freelancing and Turning Journalists/Communicators into Entrepreneurs.
Noon - 1 p.m. - Lunch
Jeffery Dvorkin, Executive Director for the International Organization of News
1:30-2:30 p.m. - PR
Practitioners and Journalists: Mutual Dependence, Mutual Benefit
Panelists: Associate Representative Aprill O.
Turner and CABJ Advisor Sharon McMillan.
2:30-3:30 p.m. The
Next Step Up: Inclusiveness
Panelists: Susan Marjetti, The Managing Editor
of the CBC Toronto, Vice President-Print Deirdre M. Childress, and Vice
President-Broadcast Bob Butler.
6-9 p.m. There will be a reception for CABJ and NABJ members, location TBA.