The IU Chapter of the National Association of Black Journalists (NABJ) is a part of an organization of journalists, students and media-related professionals that provides quality programs and services to and advocates on behalf of black journalists worldwide. NABJIUB is committed to developing opportunities that will help members excel in any field of media and storytelling. The group provides a community for collaboration and mentorship and an outlet for the production of media that challenges the status quo.
The 2019-2020 school year, NABJIUB members will: create a media project centering Black stories and Black lives; engage in community service activities; and engage in fundraising activities.
NABJ is committed to the following:
Strengthening ties among black journalists;
Sensitizing all media to the importance of fairness in the workplace for black journalists;
Expanding job opportunities and recruiting activities for veteran, young and aspiring black journalists, while providing continued professional development and training;
Increasing the number of black journalists in management positions and encouraging black journalists to become entrepreneurs.