Atlanta Association of Black Journalists

Since 1976, AABJ has been an advocate for diversity in mainstream media.

About AABJ

Our nonprofit has been serving African-American journalists in metro-Atlanta for more than 30 years. We sponsor the award-winning public affairs program “In Contact.” We are also your local connection to the National Association of Black Journalists (NABJ).

Upcoming Events

  • Sat

    Cox Digital Talent Student Journalism Workshop

    10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.Department of Communication @ Georgia State University 25 Park Pl NE, Ste 800, Atlanta, Georgia 30303
  • Sat

    Become a LinkedIn All Star: Build Your Personal Brand

    11 a.m. to 1 p.m.WSB-TV 2, 1601 West Peachtree Street, Atlanta

    Become a LinkedIn All-Star: Build Your Personal Brand

    Presented by: AABJ Academy

    A polished LinkedIn profile is just as important as having a quality resume. However, the tool isn't just for job seekers, all professionals and students should have an active LinkedIn profile on display to showcase their goals and accomplishments.

    Sign-up to attend this #AABJDigital session to manage your professional identity and strengthen your knowledge and skills when using the social media tool.

    ✅ Get Maximum Exposure

    ✅ Display your Work

    ✅ Make Connections Worldwide

    ✅ Request Recommendations from Top Professionals

    ✅ Learn About Free LinkedIn Training Tools

    ✅ Get a New Professional Headshot Taken

    **NOTE: Pay a $10 fee in addition to your LinkedIn AllStar ticket for a head shot**

    This two-hour #AABJDigital workshop will put you at the top of the networking game. Our presenter will teach you how to use the best features available on LinkedIn to boost your online profile to All-Star status. From showcasing your projects and awards to making valuable connections, to landing internships and jobs in your field, we will touch on it all.


    Presenter: Nirjary Desai
    Chief Experience Officer | International Speaker | Marketing |Public Relations| Program Management| Brand Activations | Owner at KIS (cubed) Events

                                   **Note: Please bring your laptops and tablets to this workshop**

    **Lunch will be provided



  • Fri

    #AABJintheCommunity Operation Christmas Child

    5:00 pmOCC Processing Center, 425 Horizon Drive Suwanee, GA 30024

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Public Affairs Programming

IN Contact airs Sundays at 10:30 a.m. on the AIB Network.

AABJ is an award-winning chapter with hundreds of members, who represent nearly every aspect of the communications industry including print, radio, television, new media and public relations.

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2018 NABJ Region III Convention (Recap)