Our Mission

From one of the world’s top media markets, the National Association of Black Journalists tackles the big issues in politics, embraces our social responsibility, and respects our influence around the globe. Today, more than ever before, our perspective is of growing importance and significant value.


February 2018

“We provide a support system for black journalists in Los Angeles. Representation and inclusion is still a problem in most newsrooms in Los Angeles and throughout the country."

Tre'vell Anderson, NABJLA president



NABJLA meets on the third Saturday of each month at the SAG/AFTRA Headquarters (5757 Wilshire Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90036). 

meetings begin at 11 a.m. (unless otherwise indicated) in cagney, the 1st Floor Conference Room. Meetings are free for dues-paying members and $5 for non-members. Sign-up for our newsletter at the bottom of this page for e-mail reminders and updates.


NABJLA awards scholarships to deserving college students annually. With the support of our members and corporate partners including the Los Angeles Times and Southern California Edison, we have awarded over $5,000 to students aspiring to be journalists and communication professionals.




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