The Charlotte Area Association of Black Journalists (CAABJ) is an affiliate chapter of the National Association of Black Journalists (NABJ), a nonprofit organization focused on establishing strong ties among African-Americans working in the media and expanding and balancing the media's coverage of the African-American community and experience.

April 24, 2017

PHOTOS: CAABJ Honors: Steve Crump

Steve Crump with CAABJ Honors Planning Committee and NABJ Regional Director, Gayle Hurd

If you missed CAABJ Honors: Steve Crump, you missed an amazing event. 
Saturday was "Magical". Special Thanks to our partners: Wells Fargo and WBTV News, Crowne Plaza Charlotte Executive Park, A Sign Of The Times, CAABJ Honors Planning Committee, CAABJ Executive Board, Members of CAABJ and all of you who came out to support Steve's special day. An additional thank you to Glyn A. Stanley Photography for capturing the smiles, laughter and many tears. You've made this day memorable.
 The photos are breathtaking. Thank you! 

March 28, 2017

No April General Body Meeting

Charlotte Area Association of Black Journalists 
will not have an April general body meeting due to Easter weekend. 
We will resume:
 Saturday, May 20th - 11:00 am
 Cantina 1511 (Park Road Shopping Center)

Have a happy and blessed Easter!
Charlotte Area Association of Black Journalists 
Executive Board

March 13, 2017

CAABJ Honors...

Charlotte Area Association of Black Journalists honors and celebrates 
Steve Crump 
for more than 30 years of reporting in the Charlotte area.
Saturday, April 22, 2017
Crown Plaza Hotel • 5700 Westpark Drive, Charlotte, NC 28217
Tickets: $30.00 (per person) — Including Brunch Buffet

Donations will benefit CAABJ's Scholarship Fund
WBTV News 3 and Wells Fargo are the proud partners of "CAABJ Honors"
For more information, please email: or

February 14, 2017

CAABJ 2017 Tournament Media Mixer

It's that time of year again... Tournament week can get a little crazy. News, games, events, traffic, and parties that give you sticker shock at the door. Why not ease into it with CAABJ's mature, upscale Media Mixer?
Tuesday, February 21, 2017
Aloft Uptown Charlotte at the EpiCentre
210 E. Trade Street
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Non- CAABJ Members: $5.00
CAABJ Scholarship Donations are always welcome.

Come out and mix and mingle with local journalists and media professionals.

January 9, 2017

New Year Message from CAABJ Executive Board

Happy New Year CAABJ Family and Friends,

We, the executive board are tickled to death to see what 2017 has in store for our beloved organization. Many of us can hardly wait to meet and greet new community visitors, new members and embracing our season members. We look forward to seeing each and every one of you in our upcoming meetings and events. 

Next Chapter Meeting:

Saturday, January 21, 2017

11:00 am 

Cantina 1511 
(Park Road Shopping Center)

 4271 Park Rd
Charlotte, NC 28209

**Free Parking**

Topic: "Fake News"- Round Table Discussion