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NABJ and JournalismNext Launch New Job Board

Friday, December 12, 2014   (0 Comments)
Posted by: Aprill Turner
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New Career Site Contains Enhanced Features for Job Seekers

WASHINGTON (December 12, 2014) - The National Association of Black Journalists (NABJ) and JournalismNext are proud to announce a brand new career center portal to enhance the job-seeking experience for NABJ members and corporate partners. 

Partnering with JournalismNext, the leading job and community website for minority journalists and media professionals, the new portal will help connect minority journalists with the right career opportunities. The portal is the next step in NABJ's long partnership with the company, which has offered career services and resume critiques at NABJ's Annual NABJ Convention and Career Fair.

"NABJ is proud of our eight year partnership with JournalismNext, and we are excited about the new, enhanced job platform that they have created," said NABJ Executive Director, Darryl R. Matthews, Sr. "The new job board allows us to connect our members to more opportunities in the industry. We thank JournalismNext for providing a genuine service both to journalists of color, and to news organizations to help bridge this gap, so that newsrooms can more reflect our communities and have diversity in coverage."

NABJ members are encouraged to submit a resume to the JournalismNext database, from which individuals will be notified with employment opportunities as they become available. Other enhanced features include:

-Posting Resumes and Applying Electronically;
-New Electronic Cover Letter Features;
-Ability to Upload Writing Samples and Video Clips;
-Ability to Browse By Category or City
-Ability to Set Job Alerts for Specific Skillsets or Position Descriptions

To submit a profile to JournalismNext, please visit:

For questions, please contact Lisa Waldschmitt at the NABJ National Office,

NABJ was established as an advocacy group in 1975 in Washington, D.C., and is now the largest organization for journalists of color in the nation. It provides career development, educational support and other services to its members worldwide. 


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