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When: 10/7/2010
9:45 AM
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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 NABJ┬╣s strategic goal, adopted in August 2007, of reaching out to its black communities and news media members on an international level.  

This Media Institute is sponsored by the Toronto Convention and Visitors Bureau with the Canadian Association of Black Journalists and NABJ. 

To attend the workshops, please contact Region I Director Katina Revels,, or Vice President-Print Deirdre M. Childress,

9:45 a.m.  - Welcome 
Michelle 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 Week Group.

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 Ombudsman.

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.

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