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.

May 30, 2011

Secrets to Accessing the Media Workshop - June 11

The Charlotte Area Association of Black Journalists presents its Sixth Annual Secrets to Accessing the Media Workshop on Saturday, June 11, 1-3 p.m. at Levine Museum of the New South, 200 E. 7th St., in Uptown Charlotte.

At the workshop, CAABJ will connect the community with members of the media—a panel of journalists from newspapers, magazines, TV, radio, and Internet—as they offer tips and advice on how to get stories told, explain how news at individual media outlets is produced, and answer questions from the audience. The panelists are:

April Bethea, Reporter, The Charlotte Observer
Glenn Burkins, Editor,
Chris Dyches, Web Producer, WBTV
Eric Frazier, Reporter, The Charlotte Observer
Carlton Hargro, Editor-in-Chief, Creative Loafing
Trey Harmon, Associate Producer, WCNC-TV
Davida Jackson, Associate Producer, News14 Carolinas
BJ Murphy, On-Air Personality, WGIV Radio

The event is free and open to the public. Members of non-profits, HOA’s, community organizations, church and civic groups, etc., are encouraged to attend. Light refreshments will be served. Guests are asked to RSVP at Free parking is available at Seventh Street Station (bring your ticket into the museum to be validated).

CAABJ thanks Levine Museum of the New South for hosting this workshop. For details on the exhibits and other events taking place at the museum, visit

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