Former NABJ President Kathy Times Questions Latest Newsroom Diversity Strategies

Speaking at conference in Birmingham Saturday, Kathy Times, a former broadcast journalist and president of the National Association of Black Journalists, questioned some recent efforts by some of the nation’s broadcast newsrooms to emphasize a “diversity of thought” in their hiring while the number African Americans, Latinos and other underrepresented groups is dropping. .

WFLA-TV’s Rod Carter Makes a Return Visit to Birmingham, Reminds Black Journalists Of Our Special Calling

Rod Carter, anchor/reporter at WFLA-TV, talked about the role of African American journalists in broadcast news during the “Standing on Their Shoulders” Conference sponsored by the Birmingham Association of Black Journalists.