Black journalists award conference scholarships

The Baton Rouge Area Association of Black Journalists is awarding five scholarships to students and a professional member of the organization to attend the 40th Annual National Association of Black Journalists Convention and Career Fair in Minneapolis, August 5-9.   LSU students Cecil Rucker and Amber Smith, Baton Rouge Community College student Kara St. Cyr, … Continue reading

CNN editor in BR to host diversity in media event

The Baton Rouge Area Association of Black Journalists, LSU’s Manship School of Mass Communication and Baton Rouge Community College are partnering to present a communitywide event, “Diversity in Media: Covering the Total Community,” 7pm, Monday, March 18, at BRCC Magnolia Performing Arts Theatre. Bryan Monroe, editor of CNNPolitics, will be the keynote speaker and a forum panelist. Monroe … Continue reading

Making the Media Work for You workshop scheduled Feb. 16

The Baton Rouge Area Association of Black Journalists is hosting a “Making the Media Work for You” workshop for organizations and businesses. Anchors, reporters, producers, and editors will teach you how to get events promoted in the media, how to write a news release, and how to conduct an interview. The workshop is Saturday, Feb. … Continue reading