The news gatherers became the newsmakers. See WFMY's take on "The Negro Beat: Breaking News and Breaking Barriers" panel at the International Civil Rights Center & Museum on March 26.
WHAT: "The Negro Beat: Breaking News and Breaking Barriers"
WHEN: 3 p.m. - 5 p.m. Saturday, March 26
WHERE: International Civil Rights Center & Museum,134 S. Elm St. Greensboro, NC
TABJ will host a panel discussion entitled, "The Negro Beat: Breaking News and Breaking Barriers." Hear from journalists that helped integrate media outlets in the Piedmont Triad and beyond, and participate in a discussion about what the challenges there are now for African-Americans in the media.
This is a community event. Please bring anyone and everyone to participate!
The panelists include:
Denise Franklin - former anchor for WXII12, and current General Manager for WFDD
Allen Johnson - editorial page editor for the News & Record
Billy Rich - former photojournalist for WXII12
Mae Israel - former reporter for the News & Record
Karen Parker - former copy editor for the Winston-Salem Journal
The Triad Association of Black Journalists is an organization committed to the needs of African-American journalists in the Piedmont Triad region of North Carolina.