Students: Bring your resume to our workshop

Are you applying for internships or jobs this fall? Come speak one-on-one with high-level broadcast, print, and online editors to get advice on making sure you stand out from the pack. We’ll have journalists from The Boston Herald, WCVB, NBC Boston, NBC Sports Boston, WBUR, and more. Please bring your résumés, work samples, and reels (bring your own laptops) to be critiqued.

When: 6 to 8 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 10
Where: Room 209, Boston University Communications Building
640 Commonwealth Avenue

All students and journalists are invited to participate in this free event. Stay afterward to enjoy free refreshments and pizza with other students and journalists.

The event is co-sponsored by the local chapters of the Asian American Journalists Association and Boston Association of Black Journalists, and Boston University. Email aaja.newengland@gmail.com if you have any questions.

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BABJ event: Journalism in the Trump Era

In collaboration with Boston University’s College of Communication, the Boston Association of Black Journalists will be holding a panel discussion 6-8:30 p.m. this Thursday titled “Journalism in the Trump Era.” Moderated by WGBH’s Callie Crossley, with WBUR’s Asma Khalid and the Boston Globe’s Akilah Johnson, the panel will discuss how journalists, and particularly journalists of color, are responding to the impact of the Trump administration.

This event is free and open to all.

WHAT: Journalism in the Trump Era – a panel discussion
WHEN: 6-8:30 p.m. Thursday March 16
WHERE: BU’s College of Communication, 640 Commonwealth Ave. (Room 107), Boston, MA 02215
COST: Free

BABJ teamed up with AAJA New England for a successful student resume workshop

UPDATED: The Boston Association of Black Journalists and Asian American Journalists Association of New England held a successful student resume workshop at Boston University Thursday Oct. 15.

BABJ wants to thank our AAJA New England partners, Boston University and BU professor Michelle Johnson, NABJ’s academic representative, for their support of Thursday’s event.

Are you applying for internships or jobs this fall? Come speak one-on-one with high-level broadcast, print, and online editors to get advice on making your résumé and work samples stand out from the pack.

When: 6 to 8 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 15
Where: Room 209, Boston University Communications Building, 640 Commonwealth Avenue

You can meet one-on-one with:

Paula Bouknight, assistant managing editor for hiring and development, The Boston Globe
Elie Dolgin, news editor, Stat, The Boston Globe’s national life sciences news website
Sangita Chandra, producer, “Chronicle,” WCVB-TV
Zuri Berry, Deputy Managing Editor, The Boston Herald

All students and journalists are invited to participate in this free event.

Afterward, enjoy free refreshments with other students and journalists.

The event is co-sponsored by the Asian American Journalist Association of New England and the Boston Association of Black Journalists. Contact nicole.dungca@globe.com if you have any questions.

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Town hall meeting exploring development and displacement in Boston

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The Boston Association of Black Journalists is co-sponsoring a town hall meeting at Roxbury’s Hibernian Hall to explore economic development, gentrification and housing displacement ahead of NABJ’s 39th annual convention and career fair in Boston.

WCVB-TV’s Karen Holmes Ward, host of “CityLine,” will moderate a panel including Sheila Dillon, the City of Boston’s housing chief, Jeanne DuBoise, executive director of the Dorchester Bay Economic Development Corporation, James Jennings, professor of urban policy and planning at Tufts University, Chris Jones, executive director of the Dudley Street Neighborhood Initiative, and Jeanne Pinado, executive director of the Madison Park Development Corporation.

Please join us for a conversation that we hope will be solution oriented.

When: 6 – 8:30 p.m. Tuesday July 29
Where: Hibernian Hall Ballroom (3rd floor), 184 Dudley Street, Roxbury, MA

Refreshments will be provided.

Sponsored by BABJ, NABJ, and the Greater Boston Chamber of Commerce. Co-sponsored by the Boston chapter of the NAACP, Urban League of Eastern Massachusetts, and the Boston Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc.

BABJ will host its chapter event for the #NABJ14 convention at Fenway Park

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Ever since colonial times, African Americans have helped to shape the history of Boston.

The Boston Association of Black Journalists and the Boston Globe cordially invite our members and registrants of NABJ’s 39th annual convention and career fair to attend a celebration of these history makers and shakers. Its NABJ’s first-ever convention in Boston. Join us for an evening of food, fun, and live entertainment.

Time: 7:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.
Date: Thursday, July 31st, 2014
Location: Fenway Park’s State Street Pavilion, 20 Yawkey Way, Boston, MA
Cost: FREE

Space is limited. Doors open at 6:45 p.m. Transportation will be provided from the convention hotel to Fenway Park and back.

After Fenway, walk down the street and continue to enjoy the night with us at Game On after 10 p.m.