NABJ Congratulates President Bob Butler on Induction Into Kappa Tau Alpha Honor Society
Tuesday, May 13, 2014
Posted by: Aprill Turner
WASHINGTON, D.C. (May
13, 2014) - The National Association
of Black Journalists (NABJ) congratulates NABJ President Bob Butler on his induction
into Kappa Tau Alpha, the national society honoring scholarship in Journalism
and Mass Communication at California State University. The society recognizes academic
excellence and promotes scholarship in journalism and mass communication.
The seventh oldest national honor society, Kappa Tau Alpha was
founded at the University of Missouri in 1910 at the world's first school of
journalism. The Society has 95 chapters and has inducted nearly 60,000
outstanding students since its founding in 1910. It is one of 64 members of the
Association of College Honor Societies.
career has exemplified Kappa Tau Alpha's motto, the truth will prevail," said Errin Whack, NABJ
Vice President of Print. “President Butler continues to raise the bar for our organization,
and we are proud that he is receiving recognition for his efforts.”
Butler, a multimedia reporter at KCBS radio in San Francisco is
the 20th President to lead NABJ. He also represents broadcasters in
San Francisco on the national board of the Screen Actors Guild-American
Federation of Television and Radio Artists, and is a member of its
Butler will be inducted into Kappa Tau Alpha on Tuesday, May
13. NABJ applauds President Butler for this milestone achievement.
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 worldwide.