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.

October 16, 2013

Your Access to Media Is Being Granted - Free Workshop Oct. 19 | Download Materials Post-Event

The Eighth Annual Secrets to Accessing the Media Workshop, presented by the Charlotte Area Association of Black Journalists, takes place Saturday, October 19, 10 a.m. at Levine Museum of the New South. As always, the event is free and open to the public.

Meet the panelists who will be sharing their advice, tips, and expertise on how you can get your stories told in the media:

Mary C. Curtis | Multimedia Journalist/Contributor - Radio, TV and Print | @mcurtisnc3

Richard DeVayne | Reporter, WCNC-TV | @rdevaynewcnc

Jarvis Holliday | Freelance Writer/Blogger | @hollidayink

Ken Lemon | Reporter, WSOC-TV | @basicallyken

Emiene Wright | Copy Editor/Writer, Creative Loafing | @emienewrites

Moderated by Glenn Proctor | Founder/Training Director of REDDjobb, LLC | @reddjobb

 CAABJ President Ken Lemon addresses attendees at last year's workshop.
Photo by Jon Strayhorn/Media Arts Collective

Levine Museum of the New South is located at 200 E. 7th St. in Uptown Charlotte. Free parking is available at Seventh Street Station (bring your ticket into the museum to be validated).

If you plan to attend the workshop, please RSVP at


After attending the 2013 Secrets to Accessing the Media Workshop, please take a few minutes to fill out the evaluation form. Click here.

Materials from the workshop will be made available here after the event. So check back soon.

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