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2012 Healthy NABJ
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Special Events


Workshops and Professional Development 

Host Hotel


Career Fair & Expo

Healthy NABJ

Executive Suite
Authors Showcase and Bookstore

NABJ Film Festival

Day of Service

NABJ Elections

Travel Information

Convention Updates

Press Credentials

Things to Do

Vendor Proposals

Job Seekers

Members of the National Association of Black Journalists know that health issues are ranked among the highest topics of interest to their viewers, readers and listeners. Members also know that they are susceptible to the same health challenges on which they report: diabetes, heart disease, high blood pressure, obesity, anxiety, insomnia, stress, substance abuse, kidney disease and the list goes on and on. Since journalists are disseminating expert advice from health professionals to their audiences, it makes sense for members to heed some of that advice to improve their own health profile through healthy lifestyle changes.

The primary goal of Healthy NABJ is to help members prevent the onset of these conditions, recognize their symptoms and get early treatment. The better educated our members, the better the quality of critical information they will be able to disseminate to broader audiences in a nation struggling with a plethora of health issues.

2012 Itinerary

Morning Workout:
The best way to jump-start your day is through invigoration morning exercise. By kicking up your energy level during exercise, your metabolism increases and you use up more energy throughout the day, which translates to burning more fats and calories. It is the best way to start the day, and you reap more benefits just by doing morning exercises.

 Footage from lasts years Zumba lesson from fitness Instructor Zerline Hughes.

Thursday, June 21, 2012 (7:30 a.m.)
Friday, June 22, 2012 (7:30 a.m.)

Healthy NABJ Pavilion:
The Pavilion will be a complete learning experience for convention attendees, featuring a working and learning environment totally focused on health workshops, screenings, fitness, and conversations for convention attendees to learn more about health and the communities they serve.

Thursday, June 21, 2012 (9:00 a.m.)
Friday, June 22, 2012 (9:00 a.m.)
Saturday, June 23, 2012 (9:00 a.m.)

5K Walk/Run:
Rise and shine for better health! Join NABJ as we continue our journey to a healthier community at our 7th Annual 5K Walk/Run. Enjoy the company of NABJ members and guests as we make strides to healthier living, all while taking in the invigorating culture and scenery of New Orleans neighborhoods.

Saturday, June 23, 2012 (7:30 a.m)

Click here for more information of the 5K Walk/Run 

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