Student Education Enrichment & Development Program

Charitable Donation Package Information

The National Association of Black Journalists
NABJ - Student Education Enrichment and Development Program

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Dear Friends of NABJ,

The National Association of Black Journalists (NABJ) requests your support for our Student Education Enrichment & Development (SEED) Program.

SEED provides financial assistance and valuable programs for high school and college students including scholarships, internships, and multimedia workshops.

Your contribution will ensure journalism students are afforded the skills and resources needed to thrive in the ever-changing media industry. All checks and contributions should be made payable to the "National Association of Black Journalists." NABJ is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. Your generous contribution is fully tax-deductible.

We thank you in advance for your charitable support. Your gift will make a difference. Maurice Foster, Esq., CMP Executive Director National Association of Black Journalists Sincerely,

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NABJ Scholarships

NABJ awards scholarships annually to deserving high school and college students interested in pursuing journalism careers. Over the last decade, NABJ has awarded more than half a million dollars to students studying broadcast, print, and online journalism; photography; graphic design; and communications.

NABJ’s scholarships are up to $2,500 each and are named in honor of NABJ Founders DeWayne Wickham, Les Payne, and Maureen Bunyan; and Past President Merv Aubespin. Scholarships are also named in honor of pioneer Carole Simpson, late journalists Larry Whiteside and Allison Fisher, and NABJ’s Visual Task Force. Applications are available online via NABJ’s website every fall and scholarships are awarded in the spring.

NABJ Student Multimedia Project
NABJ offers 35 students an expenses-paid fellowship to work in a fully operational newsroom to cover NABJ’s annual convention and local stories in the host city. During the week-long program, students work alongside professional journalists and public relations experts to produce daily television newscasts and newspapers; create and maintain the convention website; and coordinate and manage corporate communications for workshops, special events and NABJ’s sponsors. Five students are selected for each of the following program areas: print, TV reporting, TV production, graphic design, photograpy, multimedia, copy desk, and public relations. Mentors are selected based on their experience and availability. Students and mentors can apply online via NABJ’s website. Winners are selected and notified annually in the spring.

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NABJ Internships
NABJ offers summer internships annually to college students interested in pursuing a career in journalism. Students gain hands-on training in reporting, editing, photography, graphic design, video production, and public relations at various U.S. news organizations.

NABJ High School Journalism Workshop (J-SHOP)
NABJ’s JSHOP is a four-day workshop for local high school students in the host city of NABJ’s annual convention. The program provides interactive learning opportunities through lectures, presentations, hands-on training and field trips. The students learn journalism fundamentals for newsgathering, writing, photography, video production, radio, graphic design, editing, and social media. Professional journalists, educators, and journalism college students provide mentorship and supervision.

Students can apply for internships online via NABJ’s website during the fall semester. Winners are selected and notified of their internship placement sites in the spring.

Past internship sites include NBCUniversal, CBS, NPR, The Associated Press, and Bloomberg News.

Successful applicants possess an interest in pursuing a career in journalism. Applications are available online via NABJ’s website. Winners are selected and notified annually in the spring.

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NABJ Multimedia Short Course
NABJ’s Multimedia Short Course is an intensive journalism workshop which provides hands-on training and practical guidance to college juniors and seniors. Students work alongside professional journalists and educators to produce a newscast, webcasts, video slide shows, podcasts, and related social media websites. The workshop is held annually at North Carolina A&T State University in Greensboro, NC every spring semester and Florida A&M University in Tallahassee, FL every fall semester. Students are responsible for their own transportation to and from the seminar. Housing is provided for students who reside more than 60 miles away from the campus. Meals are provided to all students.

NABJ Student Membership Benefits

Applications are available online every fall and summer via NABJ’s website.

For only $40, students receive access to: • Scholarships, internships, multimedia programs • Members-only web access, including the online membership directory • Discounts to annual convention, career fair and regional conferences • Free subscriptions to NABJ E-News and NABJ Journal • Access to NABJobs online • Networking access to professional journalists • Award recipients and program participants receive recognition on NABJ’s website and in the NABJ Convention program
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National Association of Black Journalists Attn: SEED Programs 1100 Knight Hall, Suite 3100 College Park, MD 20742 Online: www.NABJ.org Fax number: (301) 314-1714

Mailing address:

Please complete the following donation form. Contributions are accepted via mail, fax, or online.

*All contributions are tax-deductible* Thank you!

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The National Association of Black Journalists 1100 Knight Hall, Suite 3100 College Park, MD 20742