Howard College Affiliation of Black Journalists Wins Award at 2021 Salute to Excellence Awards

Written by Howard College Newsroom

The Howard College Affiliation of Black Journalists members introduced house 4 awards this previous weekend from the 2021 Salute to Excellence Awards hosted by the Nationwide Affiliation of Black Journalists.

Emceed by actress and comic Kim Coles, the digital award ceremony acknowledges greater than 70 works of journalism and communications that finest cowl the Black expertise or addresses points affecting the worldwide Black group. The Salute to Excellence Awards competitors is open to all media organizations and people concerned in print, broadcast, and all types of digital journalism and communications and collegiate media.

Congratulations to the members of the Howard College Affiliation of Black Journalists (HUABJ) and the village supporting and difficult our college students to do their finest,” stated Gracie Lawson-Borders, dean of the Cathy Hughes Faculty of Communications. “I’m proud our college students have been acknowledged for his or her exhausting work and dedication to excellence, fact and repair. This can be a great accomplishment to shut the tutorial semester.”

Award entries are judged on content material, creativity, innovation, use of the medium and relevance to the Black group.Together with HUABJ adviser and professor, Jennifer Thomas, the crew secured the next awards:

  • NABJ Scholar Chapter of the YrHoward College Affiliation of Black Journalists (HUABJ) Julia Weng, President; Professor Jennifer Thomas, adviser
  • Tv Undergraduate Function: Quick MovieSamantha Chaney, NewsVision “A Day within the Lifetime of a Digital Faculty Instructor” Professor Jennifer Thomas
  • Tv Undergraduate Greatest NewscastNewsVision Last Newscast Fall 2020, Samantha Chaney, Julia Weng, Kira Grant, Corrin Jones, Chandler Carter, Jaquatte Williams, Professor Jennifer Thomas
  • Digital Media Undergraduate Greatest Use of Digital Media: On-line Sports activities Reporting: Arthur Cribbs, “How Covid19 Has Impacted Undergraduate Baseball,” Professor Mark Beckford

“We’re very pleased with the main focus and dedication to storytelling demonstrated by our scholar journalists,” stated Thomas. “Every successful crew produced occasions and tales amid the pandemic when sources have been severely restricted. Their wins are proof of the dedication to their craft and group and are the fruits of the collective tutelage by professors within the Division of Media, Journalism and Movie.”


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