NABJ Student Representative Wesley Lowery Named Metro Reporter at The Boston Globe
Thursday, February 14, 2013
Posted by: Aprill Turner
(Feb. 14, 2013)—The National Association of Black
Journalists (NABJ) congratulates NABJ's national Student Representative Wesley
Lowery on being named a metro reporter at The
Lowery is currently a reporting fellow at the Los Angeles Times as part of the
METPROTraining Program, where he has covered breaking news and aided that
paper's coverage of President Obama's inauguration, the Grammy Awards, and most
recently, the search for Christopher Dorner, the former Los Angeles police officer,
who authorities say went on a bloody rampage killing four people.
Wesley previously interned at The Globe, The Wall Street Journal, The Columbus Post Dispatch, and
The Detroit News. He is also an alum
of both the NABJ and UNITYStudent Projects program.
"Wesley is one of the finest young reporters
I've come across. He has solid reporting skills, a dogged determination, good
instincts, and a strong ethical compass," said Gregory Lee, Jr., NABJ
President and Executive Sports Editor at The South Florida Sun-Sentinel.
"Wes is also a natural leader who has served NABJ and its student members
well. He is sure to make a big mark on our industry in the years to come. I
look forward to seeing his career progress."
A 2012 graduate of Ohio University, he served as
editor-in-chief of The Post, OU's
NABJ wishes Wesley much success on his new role.
advocacy group established in 1975 in Washington, D.C., NABJ is the largest
organization for journalists of color in the nation, and provides career
development as well as educational and other support to its members