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NABJ AUTHORS SHOWCASE & BOOKSTORE

Don’t miss the chance to take advantage of The 2020 NABJ Authors Showcase & Bookstore, an informative and exciting offer at the #NABJNAHJ20 Convention & Career Fair, July 8 - 12 at the Washington Marriott Wardman Park.
Application Deadline: April 4, 2020
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NABJ HALL OF FAME LUNCHEON

Friday, July 10, 2020
Washington Marriott Wardman Park

NABJ pays homage to legendary black journalists, authors, educators, and activists who have made outstanding contributions to both their industry and the worldwide black community over the course of their careers.
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NABJ SPORTS TASK FORCE SCHOLARSHIP JAM

Friday, July 10, 2020

Location: TBD

 

The Annual Sports Task Force Scholarship Jam is a special fundraising event. Come out and enjoy music and dancing for a good cause. Proceeds from the party go to benefit NABJ’s Sports Task Force Scholarship Fund, which provides college scholarships to help aspiring journalists; proceeds also support general funds for NABJ and the Sports Task Force.

 

Disclaimers: Must be 21+. Please get to the event as early as possible to guarantee entrance. There could be capacity issues if you arrive very late. No refunds.
Ticket Information coming soon.
 




NABJ VISUAL TASK FORCE PHOTO AUCTION 

Saturday, July 11, 2020

Washington Marriott Wardman Park

 

The Visual Task Force (VTF) has invited black photography organizations to donate prints about the African-American experience. The event is open to the general public. This auction is presented by VTF as an opportunity for photographers to showcase their images to a broader audience. Since its inception, proceeds from the popular event will go directly to the NABJ Scholarship Fund.

 

NABJ SALUTE TO EXCELLENCE AWARDS
Saturday, July 11, 2020
Washington Marriott Wardman Park

NABJ is celebrating the work of its members and media organizations in a new and exciting way in 2020. Join us for the Salute to Excellence Awards Show in Washington, D.C. on Saturday, July 11. The evening will kick off with an elegant reception with heavy hors d'oeuvres and a red carpet experience for our finalists. The awards show will begin shortly after with live entertainment in a theater-style venue with dynamic hosts. This year will be special because we will announce our winners in a new format and, by popular demand, showcase the work of our winners via video and sound on stage throughout the show. The event will be followed by a professional photoshoot for winners. Join us for the celebration as we honor excellence in coverage of Black people and issues impacting the Black community.
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NABJ GOSPEL BRUNCH

Sunday, July 12, 2020

Washington Marriott Wardman Park

 

An NABJ tradition, the Gospel Brunch is one of the convention highlights. Be uplifted while enjoying a delicious brunch buffet and inspiring entertainment.
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Please Note: Underage drinking is not permitted at NABJ events. In addition, all convention attendees are subject to the rules of the NABJ Code of Conduct.

Important Notice:
Entry to each event is on a first-come first-serve basis. You may not be able to enter some sessions because of seating capacity. We strongly encourage you to arrive early. Otherwise, you may be directed to an overflow room, a closed circuit hotel channel or viewing through live-stream sources.

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