Special Event: Images of Black Women in Media 2019

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The Los Angeles chapter of the National Association of Black Journalists (NABJLA), on Saturday, Sept. 21 at 11:00 a.m., is hosting their second annual “Images of Black Women in Media" event, a panel discussion centering on the experiences and images of Black women in news and entertainment. Our panelists include actress Yvette Nicole Brown, Entertainment Tonight's Nischelle Turner and the Los Angeles Times' Angel Jennings. Entertainment reporter and podcast host Shar Jossell (Kiss and Tell Radio) will serve as moderator.

Tickets are only available at the door. Tickets are $5 for non-members, with all proceeds going to our scholarship program. Tickets are free for NABJLA dues-paying members.

Parking, which is free, can be accessed behind the SAG-AFTRA building, off of Curson and Masselin Aves. Pull a ticket and we will validate. Be advised to allot extra time for parking as construction is taking place. We will begin promptly at 11 a.m.


Angel Jennings is a staff reporter for the Los Angeles Times, where she has covered South Los Angeles since 2011. She writes about the societal forces that are remaking the city’s historically black neighborhoods and impacting black Angelenos. This past year, she has told this story while examining the life and legacy of rapper and activist Nipsey Hussle.

Nischelle Turner is an Emmy Award-winning correspondent and weekend co-host for four-time Emmy Award-winning show ENTERTAINMENT TONIGHT. She is also a contributor for CNN where she is featured in entertainment segments on CNN Newsroom, New Day, CNN Tonight and more. Turner often lends her voice to entertainment and political news of the day, along with joining their coverage on the Grammys, Golden Globes and Oscars.

Yvette Nicole Brown Yvette Nicole Brown is an actress and host who's has appeared in numerous commercials, television shows, and films throughout her career. She starred as Shirley Bennett on the NBC comedy series Community, had a recurring role on the Nickelodeon sitcom Drake & Josh, and, in 2018, assumed a supporting role on Mom. In 2019, Brown wrote the independent feature Always A Bridesmaid, a romantic comedy set for a fall release. Brown was recently elected to the 2019-2021 SAG-AFTRA National Board.

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