Dear NABJ Family,
n behal o the Board o Directors o the NationalAssociation o Black Journalists, itis my pleasure to welcome you tothe 2012 NABJ Media Institute onHealth Reporting in Greater LosAngeles: Covering Untold Stories.Our distinguished panelists willoer their unique perspectiveson health issues, nationally andin our local communities, andprovide Institute attendees the opportunity to have an intimatedialogue with leaders known and respected or their work in thehealth arena.NABJ’s leadership is hard at work making NABJ indispensable toyou; creating projects and programs that will bolster the strength o NABJ, pushing or jobs, creating training opportunities andadvocating or better representation o Arican-Americans inmedia coverage.Tis special conerence has oered networking and training oppor-tunities to many journalists, equipping them with the vital inor-mation needed to improve health coverage by digging into the eco-nomic and social dynamics that impact Arican-American health.Journalists and media proessionals will leave with resources toinorm and empower news consumers.I would also like to give a special thanks to our conerence chairs,Bob Butler and Cindy George as well as their team or organizingsuch a great program.Tank you again or joining us or what promises to be a dynamicconerence. It is our hope that you will nd our program helpuland can take what you have learned back to your newsrooms toshed light on health disparities.In Service,
Gregory Lee Jr.
PresidentNational Association o Black Journalists
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