Advocates for Media Diversity

Washington Association of Black Journalists (WABJ) is an organization for Black journalists, journalism professors, public relations professionals and student journalists in the Washington, D.C., metro area.

UJW Applications Open

D.C. area high school students interested in pursuing careers in media are invited to apply for our Urban Journalism Workshop (UJW), an annual program that teaches journalism fundamentals through interactive lectures, hands-on training, and field trips. The extended deadline to apply for our 2024 session is Wednesday, Jan. 31 at midnight EST.

WABJ wins NABJ professional chapter of the year!

The Washington Association of Black Journalists (WABJ) has just been named 2023 Professional Chapter of the Year by the National Association of Black Journalists. The announcement was made during the opening ceremony of the NABJ Convention & Career Fair in Birmingham on Wednesday evening.

About WABJ

Supporting Black media Professionals in the DC Metro Area

WABJ provides members ongoing professional education opportunities and advocates for greater diversification of the profession.

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WABJ Partners

We would like to recognize our partners and financial sponsors for supporting programming and advocacy efforts within the past year.