Miami Gardens, Fla. – A top team of leaders from NABJ visited FMU this week, to meet with Interim President Jaffus Hardrick and explore the Campus. Their liaison, South Florida’s NABJ Chapter Board member and FMU journalism professor, Russell Motley, is coordinating local efforts as the group prepares to hold the 2019 NABJ Annual Convention in Miami.

NABJ President Sarah Glover, Executive Director Drew Barry and their executive team visited Miami to meet with potential sponsors of next year’s convention. Among their stops was the Trayvon Martin Foundation, housed at FMU. Its founder, Sybrina Fulton, who has made several appearances at recent NABJ conventions, also greeted the executive team.

NABJ’s Convention & Career Fair is set for Aug. 7-11, 2019 at the Turnberry Resort Hotel in Aventura. For more information, contact Russell Motley, board member of the South Florida Black Journalists Association,