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Lee Faces Problems, Looks Forward

Lee Faces Problems, Looks Forward

By Justin Madden and Kelcie C. McCrae NABJ Monitor The last time NABJ was in New Orleans, in 1983, Greg Lee was in elementary school. Now Lee is celebrating his…

Say Bonjour to the French Quarter

Say Bonjour to the French Quarter

By Azania Briggs NABJ Monitor Most tourists try to avoid the far end of the French Quarter because it is a long walk from many of the hotels that line…

Video: Covering Katrina

Video: Covering Katrina

The NABJ Monitor talks to Pulitzer Prize winning reporter Trymaine Lee about what it was like to cover Hurricane Katrina. Produced by Sylvia Obell and Matthew Vann.…

WhoDat Celebrate Go Skating Day

WhoDat Celebrate Go Skating Day

Story and photos by Azania Briggs NABJ Monitor It’s normal to see a few skateboarders here and there in downtown New Orleans, but nearly 100 skateboarders gathered for Go Skating…

NABJ Keeps Up Focus on Digital

By Kelcie C. McCrae NABJ Monitor Digital media is a hot topic in newsrooms across the country. So newsrooms are scrambling to adjust. NABJ is trying to help its members…

For, Black Journalists, a Homecoming

Some leaving mainstream for black-oriented media By Matthew Vann NABJ Monitor When Michael Cottman left the Washington Post to become a senior correspondent at Black America Web he breathed a…

Video: New Orleans Music Legend, Deacon John

Video: New Orleans Music Legend, Deacon John

Watch Louisiana Hall of Fame musician, Deacon John, riff about the Times-Picayune and the history of the music scene in New Orleans.…

A Shoe-in: NABJ Kicks Up Heels

A Shoe-in: NABJ Kicks Up Heels

By Sylvia Obell NABJ Monitor Every convention it is expected for NABJ members to bring their freshly made business cards, newly updated resumes, and their very best clips. One item…

More School Choice Means Less Choice for Some

By Azania Briggs NABJ Monitor Almost seven years have passed since the Recovery School District took over 112 of New Orleans’ under-performing schools, yet at a recent forum held at…

NABJ Student Project Leader Fondly Remembered

NABJ Student Project Leader Fondly Remembered

Dedicated journalist, mentor Jon Beans, 50 By Jeannette Reyes NABJ Monitor Jon Beans, a veteran broadcaster and longtime NABJ member, was remembered by friends and coworkers this week as a…

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