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NABJ Congratulates Member, NBC News' Ken Strickland on His Promotion to VP & DC Bureau Chief

Wednesday, October 10, 2012   (1 Comments)
Posted by: Aprill Turner
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Washington (October 10, 2012) --The National Association of Black Journalists (NABJ) extends sincerest congratulations to member, Ken Strickland on his promotion to Vice President and D.C. Bureau Chief at NBC News.

Strickland who has been with NBC News since 1995 has steadily climbed the ranks at the network where he began as an associate producer at "Dateline." He would later serve as a White House producer, before being promoted to supervising producer where he helped lead the network's Congressional reporting team. Strickland was appointed deputy bureau chief in early 2011.

"I congratulate Ken on this much-deserved promotion. He is well-respected within our industry," said NABJ President Gregory Lee, Jr. "Ken is always a willing mentor to up and coming reporters and producers. I know that NBC will most certainly benefit from his energetic and engaging leadership. He is sure to continue to make an impact in D.C. and beyond."

The Joliet, Illinois native earned his degree in mass communications at Middle Tennessee State University in 1989. His first job out of college was as a tape editor at CNN.

NABJ wishes Mr. Strickland much success in his new role.

An advocacy group established in 1975 in Washington, D.C., NABJ is the largest organization for journalists of color in the nation, and 


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