Washington Association of Black Journalists

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


WABJ Expresses Concern Over the Departure of Long-Time WJLA Anchor Leon Harris

After 13 years on the air, Harris’ departure from ABC7 deprives the local community of a seasoned newscaster and goodwill ambassador. >> Read more.

About WABJ

Established in 1975, WABJ provides members ongoing professional education opportunities and advocates for greater diversification of the journalism profession.

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