01.    ABOUT PABJ

View About the Philadelphia Association of Black Journalists

02.    THE EXECUTIVE BOARD

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03.    THE COMMITTEES

View the Committee Leaders of the Philadelphia Association of Black Journalists

04.    AWARDS

View the Awards of the Philadelphia Association of Black Journalists

Some highlights of serving on a committee:

  • Have three to four committee members, all of whom should be PABJ members
    hold regular meetings as needed (monthly or bi-monthly), can be via conference call or in-person
  • Send the PABJ president or secretary information regarding committee meeting times/dates to be included in member outgoing announcements
  • Report to the board re: the status of the committees progress, usually monthly and/or if and when applicable
  • If the committee will be producing an event, submit an event sketch AND budget to the board and membership for approval
  • For any committee events, submit a final event report including: a) details on the program/event information that took place AND b) a financial breakdown of the event costs and/or revenue

Programs
Develops and assists in implementing programs for the Philadelphia chapter.

Chair: TBD

Membership
Develops and assists in implementing programs for the Philadelphia chapter.

Chair: TBD

Scholarship
Develops and distributes criteria for PABJ scholarships given to worthy college students majoring in journalism in the greater
Philadelphia area.

Chair: Charlene Horne – char.pabj @ gmail.com

Media Monitoring
This group monitors journalism companies in the greater Philadelphia region for instances of bias, racism, fairness and equity toward Black communities in their coverage and employment practices.

Chair: Denise Clay – denisethewriter1 @ gmail.com

Fundraising
This group is responsible for raising money for the organization’s operating budget.

Chair: Ernest Owens – mr.ernestowens @ gmail.com

Awards
This group is responsible for the production of the chapter’s premiere event of the year.

Chair: TBD

Arts and Entertainment Task Force
The PABJ Arts and Entertainment Task Force is available to members who cover the vibrant arts and entertainment scene in the Delaware Valley. This task force also seeks to create opportunities for PABJ to engage and engage the broader arts and entertainment community.

Co-Chair: Kathia Woods – cupofsoulshow @ gmail.com

Co-Chair: Jamyra Perry – jamyraj.perry @ gmail.com

Associate Member Task Force
The Associate Member Taskforce is comprised of members with a background in public relations or other related fields who represent a significant portion of PABJ membership. The group’s purpose is to provide support and programming for associate members.

Chair: Chantale Belefanti – chantalebelefanti@yahoo.com

Entrepreneurship Journalism Task Force
Fosters collaboration, investment, training, and support among content creators & journalists-of-color to aimed at increasing and expanding opportunities to engage and reach mult-iplatform audiences.

Co-Chair: Camari Ellis – camariellis @ gmail.com

Co-Chair: Michael Butler – michaelbutler87 @ gmail.com

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