|NABJ Arts and Entertainment Task Force|
The NABJ Arts and Entertainment Task Force is available to members who cover arts and entertainment. Joining our group is a great way to connect to the broader arts and entertainment community during and beyond the annual convention.
Patrick L. Riley
Associate Member’s Task Force
The Associate Member’s Task Force (AMTF) includes part-time journalists, part-time freelance writers, educators, marketing and public relations professionals, as well as other media professionals. The purpose of this task is to advance the cause of issues related to these sectors and to NABJ.
Aprill O. Turner
The Children's Dental Health Project
NABJ Copy Editors Task Force
The Copy Editors Task Force includes copy desk managers, copy editors, news editors, line editors, layout and design editors, and yes, recruiters. The groups purposes are to inspire the camaraderie among editors across the country; to share ideas about editing; and to discuss the ups and downs of working a non traditional schedule. We also encourage college students to pursue copy editing and other careers in newsrooms.
Diane M. Hawkins
NABJ Digital Journalism Task Force
As technology is enhancing journalism and transforming the media landscape, journalists must adapt and use new tools in order to survive and thrive. The Digital Journalism Task Force keeps NABJ members on the cutting edge as they navigate rapidly evolving newsrooms.
NABJ Founders Task Force
The Founders Task Force includes NABJ Founders, Past Presidents and former National Board Members with at least 25 years of membership in NABJ. The groups’ purposes are to re-affirm NABJ’s founding principles and fortify the NABJ through the contributions of its members’ time, talents, historical perspectives and collective memory in alignment with the organization’s mission and strategic plan.
Maureen Bunyan, NABJ Founder
NABJ LGBT Task Force
The mission of this task force is to unite NABJ's lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender members so they may support and strengthen one another; to assist the NABJ in carrying out its mission of inclusion and excellence.
Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation
Mashaun D. Simon
NABJ Sports Task Force
The NABJ Sports Task Force promotes diversity in Americas sports department; provides programming toward developing the next wave of Americas sports journalists.
Gregory Lee, Jr.
Senior Assistant Sports Editor
The Boston Globe
NABJ Visual Task Force
The NABJ Visual Task Force (VTF), formed in 1990, provides a venue for visual journalists in the areas of photojournalism, design and informational graphics, broadcast photojournalism and visual leadership for newspaper, magazine, broadcast and online publications.
Director of Photography
St. Petersburg Times
NABJ Young Journalists Task Force
The NABJ Young Journalists Task Force provides a forum and support for fellow journalists in their first few years. The Task Force annual recognizes emerging journalists doing exemplary work.
The Associated Press
NABJ World Affairs Task Force
The NABJ World Affairs Task Force promotes coverage of and about the African/African-Americans. Task Force members provide opportunity
Djibril Diallo, PhD. Lon.
Senior Advisor to the Executive Director
UNAIDS New York Office