Remembering

Bernal E. Smith, II

The Memphis Association of Black Journalists will present its inaugural Bernal E. Smith II Scholarship at this December's MABJ Convention. We continue to pray for the family and loved ones impacted by the untimely loss of an industry trailblazer and incredible civic leader.

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ABOUT THE MABJ

The Memphis Association of Black Journalists believes that minority journalists and media professionals should work to increase minority employment in media-related fields, to increase the number of minorities in management positions, to encourage and educate future generations of minorities in mass communications, and to monitor and sensitize all media to racism, diversity and equal employment opportunities in the Mid-South area.

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In Remembrance of Bernal E. Smith, II

MEMPHIS – The Memphis Association of Black Journalists mourns the death of Bernal E. Smith II, publisher of The New Tri-State Defender and one of the city’s leading media voices.

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MABJ- Back to school drive

Thanks to everyone who helped make our MABJ Back to School Drive in August a success! Because of you, we were able to give more than 400 school supply kits and backpacks to the kids at New Horizon Apartments. Thanks to our sponsors WMC,

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The 2016 Executive Board

Our 2016 Executive Board brings a wealth of knowledge, perspective, and passion to the journalism industry in Memphis.

Siobhan Riley

Siobhan Riley

Chapter President

Reporter-WREG TV 3

Noel Hutchinson

Noel Hutchinson

Vice President - Broadcast

Host- Black Thought TV-MUTV1

Trennie Williams

Trennie Williams

Vice President - Print

Editor- Silverstar Newspaper

Danielle Inez

Danielle Inez

Vice President - Public Relations

Owner – ding! Marketing Studio

Poinesha Barnes

Poinesha Barnes

Vice President - Digital Media

Producer WREG TV 3

Richard Thompson

Richard Thompson

Treasurer

Owner- Mediaverse Blog Site

Montee Lopez

Montee Lopez

Parliamentarian

Producer – Local 24 TV News

Victoria Brinkley

Victoria Brinkley

Student Liaison

Producer – WREG TV 3

Jennifer Sharp

Jennifer Sharp

Secretary

Ballet On Wheels Dance School and Company, The Neely Agency, and UCAN of Memphis.

Siobhan Riley

Siobhan Riley

Chapter President

Reporter-WREG TV 3

Noel Hutchinson

Noel Hutchinson

Vice President - Broadcast

Host- Black Thought TV-MUTV1

Trennie Williams

Trennie Williams

Vice President - Print

Editor- Silverstar Newspaper

Danielle Inez

Danielle Inez

Vice President - Public Relations

Owner – ding! Marketing Studio

Poinesha Barnes

Poinesha Barnes

Vice President - Digital Media

Producer WREG TV 3

Richard Thompson

Richard Thompson

Treasurer

Owner- Mediaverse Blog Site

Montee Lopez

Montee Lopez

Parliamentarian

Producer – Local 24 TV News

Victoria Brinkley

Victoria Brinkley

Student Liaison

Producer – WREG TV 3

Jennifer Sharp

Jennifer Sharp

Secretary

Ballet On Wheels Dance School and Company, The Neely Agency, and UCAN of Memphis.

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