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The Elections Committee is pleased to announce the list of certified candidates for the 2019-2021 Board of Directors: 


CANDIDATE FOR REGION III DIRECTOR

 
 



Stephen Wright
News Operations Manager
KXAS NBC 5
Dallas-Ft. Worth, Texas



Intro/Background

Stephen Wright is the News Operations Manager for KXAS/NBC5 in Dallas-Ft Worth and the Immediate Past President of the Dallas-Ft Worth Association of Black Journalists. He has also served as a Co-Lead for the NBC Black Employee Network.

Education

1995 Graduate of Kansas State University, Manhattan, Kansas. BS Degree in Mass Communications and Psychology.

Experience

Stephen Wright has been with KXAS/NBC5 since 1998 where he started off as an Assignment Editor on the news desk. This is his 21st year working at the station. In 2003 he was promoted to News Assignments Manager overseeing all day to day coverage. In 2015 he was promoted to News Operations Manager role he oversees the editorial gathering process for news and sports, scheduling for Anchors, Reporters and Photographers and, logistics, budgets and fleet maintenance for NBC5 and KXTX Telemundo 39.

Related Experience

16 Years of News Management experience hiring, recruiting, mentoring and leading a team of journalists who work on camera and behind the scenes. Experience managing and executing in long term and short term budget plans for a Market 5 Newsroom.

President of the Dallas-Ft Worth Association of Black Journalist 2008-2014. Current Immediate Past President and Board Member.

NBC5 Black Employee Network Co-Lead from 1998-2018. Currently serving as Chief Advisor/Board Member.

Statement

I feel that I would make an excellent candidate for Region 3 Director of the National Association of Black Journalists because of my 20 plus years leading and mentoring journalists that are currently working all over the country. I have worked with News Managers to increase their efforts and actions when it comes to diversity and inclusion for all. The Board needs a voice of a News Manager who has experience working with leadership and management at all broadcast corporations who can get things done and can fight for what’s right.


  Listing Updated: April 1, 2019

 

 

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