NNPA Conference Photo Galleries

2022 NNPA National Convention legacy Awards Gala

Photos from the 2022 NNPA Legacy Awards Gala

2022 National Convention Day 3 Sessions

Photos from the 2022 National Convention Day 3 Sessions

2022 NNPA National Convention Messenger Awards

Phoos from the 2022 NNPA Fund Messenger Awards

2022 National Convention Gen Z and Millenials Discussion

Photos from the 2022 National Convention Gen Z and Millenials Discussion

2022 NNPA National Convention Day 2 Luncheon

Photos from the 2022 NNPA National Convention Day 2 Luncheon

2022 NNPA National Convention Day 2 Sessions

Photos from the 2022 NNPA National Convention Day 2 Sessions

2022 National Convention Prayer Breakfast

Photos from the 2022 NNPA National Convention Prayer Breakfast

NNPA 2022 National Convention Board Meetings

Photos from the NNPA 2022 National Convention Board Meetings

2022 NNPA Annual National Convention Welcome Reception

Photos from the 2022 NNPA Annual National Convention Welcome Reception

2022 NNPA Black Press Week Program Book

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2020 NNPA Mid-Winter Conference Videos

January 23, 2020 Specifications and Benefits of Participating in the NNPA Digital Network, Part 1 Topic: Specifications and Benefits of Participating in the NNPA Digital Network: Expand and Enhance NNPA Member Publishers’ Revenue Generation from Digital Advertising; Update on Current Digital Opportunities – Q&A Presenter: Norman Rich, NNPA Digital Network Manager Click here for full screen … Continue reading 2020 NNPA Mid-Winter Conference Videos

NNPA 2020 MidWinter Training Conference – NNPA Publishers’ Think Tank

NNPA Publishers’ Think Tank: Editorial Content and Investigative Journalism; NNPA 80th Anniversary; Best Publishing Industry Practices; Terminology Changes and Innovation; 2020 Get-Out-The-Vote (GOTV): Positioning of the Black Press of America

NNPA 2020 MidWinter Training Conference – NNPA 2020 Publisher Lifetime Achievement Award

Honoring Mollie Finch Belt, Publisher, Dallas Examiner. The Broward County Color Guard Performance in Honor of NNPA 2020 Publisher Lifetime Achievement Award Honoree.

NNPA 2020 MidWinter Training Conference – Lilly Diabetes Solution Center and the NNPA: Vital Roles in Partnership that Serve African American Communities Around the Nation

Topic: Lilly Diabetes Solution Center and the NNPA: Vital Roles in Partnership that Serve African American Communities Around the Nation. Presenter: Nathaniel (Nate) Miles, Vice President for Strategic Initiatives, Eli Lilly and Company

NNPA 2020 MidWinter Training Conference – National Newspaper Publishers Association & Law Enforcement Action Partnership

Panel Discussion – Presented by Law Enforcement Action Partnership (LEAP). Topic: National Newspaper Publishers Association & Law Enforcement Action Partnership: A Winning Partnership Heralds A Call to Action About Proposed Menthol Bans. This session will be a review of 2019 accomplishments of working with NNPA publishers and an overview of 2020 plans to expand advertorials in more NNPA publications to educate the Black community and federal, state and local legislators about the serious unintended consequences of a menthol cigarette ban. Panelists: Major Neill Franklin (Ret.), Executive Director, Law Enforcement Action Partnership (LEAP); Commissioner Jiles Ship, New Jersey State President, National Organization of Black Law Enforcement Executives (NOBLE).

NNPA 2020 MidWinter Training Conference – How to Utilize QuickBooks to Help Improve the Financial Management and Accounting of the Business Side of the Black Press

Presenter: Janette Davis, MBA, CPA, Principal, Janette L. Davis, LLC. Certified Public Accountant & Financial Advisor. Advanced Certified QuickBooks Pro Advisor – QuickBooks Online Advanced; QuickBooks Enterprise and QuickBooks Desktop

NNPA 2020 MidWinter Training Conference – Transforming General Motors to Reflect a Transforming Industry

Luncheon Presentation Hosted by General Motors. Presentation: Transforming General Motors to Reflect a Transforming Industry. Presenter: Charles W. Muse, General Motors, Engineering Management Team for Autonomous Vehicles. Greetings: Dorothy Tucker, President, National Association of Black Journalists

NNPA 2020 MidWinter Training Conference – Presentation by AmeriHealth Caritas

Topic: Future of Medicaid and Medicare: Healthy You, Healthy Us – What is Managed Care and How Does It Advance Health Equity. Gain greater understanding about the different ways managed care organizations address key social disparities — many of which disproportionately impact African Americans and other people of color. Presenters: Jawanza Keita, National Director of Corporate Communications and Media Relations, AmeriHealth Caritas; Keith Maccannon, Director, Marketing, Community Relations and Outreach, AmeriHealth Caritas, District of Columbia.

NNPA 2020 MidWinter Training Conference – Part II Topic: Give Me a Facelift: Ideas and Concepts for Special Editions and Supplements

Moderator: Johann Calhoun, Philadelphia Tribune, Panelists: Carolyn Guniss, Editor, Miami Times; Arriale Henry, Westside Gazette – Q&A

NNPA 2020 MidWinter Training Conference – Part I: Topic: Give Me a Facelift, Upgrading A Publication’s Look

Part I – Topic: Give Me a Facelift: Upgrading A Publication’s Look, Website, Front Page, Media Kits, Rate Cards, Newsletters, and Video Advertising Promotion. Moderator: Ron Burke, Washington Informer. Panelists: Dr. Frances Draper, Publisher, The Afro American Newspapers – Baltimore and Washington DC; Hiram Jackson, Publisher, Michigan Chronicle; Grace Boateng, Houston Forward Times – Q&A

NNPA 2020 MidWinter Training Conference – African Americans and Heart Disease – New Research Breakthrough

Hosted by Pfizer. Topic: African Americans and Heart Disease – New Research Breakthrough; Announcing 2020 Partnership Between Pfizer and NNPA. Presenter: Dr. Kevin Williams, Chief Medical Officer, Pfizer Rare Disease

NNPA 2020 MidWinter Training Conference – Chairman and NNPA Publishers Poolside Reception

Greetings: Karen Carter Richards, NNPA Board Chair; Terry B. Jones, Jr., NNPA Convention Chair; Bobby Henry, Sr., NNPA Conference Host Publisher; Dale V.C. Holness, Mayor, Broward County Corporate Partners, Music and Entertainment: Randy Corinthian and RC Music Group, Featuring Lenora

NNPA 2020 MidWinter Training Conference Wells Fargo Fireside Chat

Video Presentation, Topic: Navigating the U.S. Housing Affordability Crisis, Moderator: Dr. Benjamin F. Chavis, Jr., NNPA President and CEO, Presenter: Connie Wright, Senior Vice President, Housing Affordability Philanthropy, Wells Fargo

NNPA 2020 MidWinter Training Conference – Parts 1 & 2: Specifications and Benefits of Participating in the NNPA Digital Network

Parts I and II: Topic: Specifications and Benefits of Participating in the NNPA Digital Network: Expand and Enhance NNPA Member Publishers’ Revenue Generation from Digital Advertising; Update on Current Digital Opportunities – Q&A, Presenter: Norman Rich, NNPA Digital Network Manager

NNPA 2020 MidWinter Training Conference Board Meeting

Photos from the Board of Directors meeting during the NNPA 2020 MidWinter Training Conference.

2019 NNPA Leadership Awards

2019 NNPA Leadership Awards Ceremony photos.

NNPA Board Meetings – September 11, 2019

Photos from NNPA Board of Directors and NNPAF Board of Directors meetings. September 11, 2019.

Cuban Embassy Reception

Photos from the Cuban Embassy Reception hosted by the Ambassador of the Republic of Cuba, HE José Ramón Cabañas Rodríguez and President of the National Newspaper Publishers Association, Dr. Benjamin F. Chavis, Jr.

NNPA 2019 Annual Convention – Merit Awards Dinner

NNPA 2019 Annual Convention – Merit Awards Dinner

NNPA 2019 Annual Convention – How the New Tax Laws Will Affect Your Business

NNPA 2019 Annual Convention – How the New Tax Laws Will Affect Your Business

NNPA 2019 Annual Convention – Harnessing the Power of Facebook

NNPA 2019 Annual Convention – Harnessing the Power of Facebook

NNPA 2019 National Convention – Grow Your Business with Google

NNPA 2019 National Convention – Grow Your Business with Google

2019 National Convention – Fellowship Luncheon and Fireside Chat with General Motors

2019 National Convention – Fellowship Luncheon and Fireside Chat with General Motors

2019 Professional Independent Research on NNPA Readership

2019 Professional Independent Research on NNPA Readership

Third Annual National NNPA Black Parents Town Hall – 2019 National Conference, Cincinnati, OH

Third Annual National NNPA Black Parents Town Hall Meeting on Educational Excellence / Every Student Succeeds Act

2019 NNPA Black Press Week — 2019 Enshrinement Ceremony

The Black Press Archives and Gallery of Distinguished Black Publishers 2019 Enshrinement Ceremony Metropolitan AME Church

2019 NNPA Black Press Week – Fellowship Luncheon

NNPA Partner and Host: General Motors Topic: A General Motors Conversation with the NNPA  Presenter: Cherie Wilson, Director of Federal Affairs, General Motors

2019 NNPA Black Press Week — Torch Awards Gala and Presentation

Welcome: Amelia Ashley-Ward, NNPA Foundation Chairman Remarks: Dorothy R. Leavell, NNPA Chairman Acknowledgments: Dr. Benjamin F. Chavis, Jr., NNPA President and CEO Keynote: Dr. Emil M. Thomas Awards Presentations: The Honorable Eleanor Holmes Norton, Torch Award for Outstanding Achievements Alicia Garza, Co-Founder, Black Lives Matter, Newsmaker of the Year Award Music and Entertainment: Double O Entertainment, Featuring One Vision … Continue reading 2019 NNPA Black Press Week — Torch Awards Gala and Presentation

2019 Mid-Winter Conference Lifetime Achievement Award

2019 Mid-Winter Conference Lifetime Achievement Award

2019 NNPA Mid-Winter Conference Welcome Reception

2019 NNPA Mid-Winter Conference Welcome Reception

2019 NNPA Mid-Winter Conference ESSA Training Session

2019 NNPA Mid-Winter Conference ESSA Training Session

2019 Mid-Winter Conference Criminal Justice Reform Panel

  TOPIC:  Criminal Justice Reform/Public Policy issues Luncheon Presenter: Benjamin L. Crump, Esq. Panelists: Cerelyn (C.J.) Davis, Chief of Police, Durham, NC Major Neil Franklin, Executive Director, Law Enforcement Against Prohibition John Warren, Esq., Publisher, San Francisco Voice and Viewpoint Jiles Ship, Commissioner of the New Jersey Police Training Commission

2019 Mid-Winter Conference Digital Monetization Session

  Part 1 & 2:  How NNPA Publishers Can Be More Effective in Monetizing Their Digital Platforms Kelly McBride, Senior Vice President, Poynter Institute

2019 NNPA Mid-Winter Conference Prayer Breakfast

NNPA Morning Prayer Leader: Bobby Henry, Sr., Publisher, Westside Gazette Morning Spiritual Message: Reverend Dr. Robert M. Spooney, Mt. Zion Baptist Institutional Church, Orlando, FL Featuring:  Mt. Zion Baptist Church Mass Ensemble

2019 NNPA Mid-Winter Conference Investigative Journalism Panel

Moderator: Dr. Benjamin F. Chavis, Jr. Panelists: Jeffrey Boney, Editor/Reporter, Houston Forward Times Stacy Brown, NNPA Senior Investigative Journalist Fran Farer, Publisher, County News Carolyn McGuinness, Editor, Miami Times

2019 NNPA Mid-Winter Conference — African American Health Disparities: Diabetes and the African American Community

TOPIC: African American Health Disparities:  Diabetes and the African American Community Moderator: Larry Williams, CEO, Anchor Ad Group Presenter: Nate Miles, VP, Strategic Initiatives, State Government Affairs, Eli Lilly and Company Panelists: Tanisha Blake, Associate Brand Manager, Payer Marketing , Eli Lilly and Company Bishop Elton Amos, M.D., Faith Based Initiative Partnerships , Eli Lilly and Company

2019 NNPA Mid-Winter Conference January 24th Luncheon and Fireside Chat with Andrew Gillum

Hosted By: General Motors Greetings: Lester Booker, Jr., Corporate Giving Communications & Strategic Business Planner, General Motors Greetings: The Honorable Val B. Demings (FL-10) Remarks: Christina Kolbjornsen, Senior Vice President and Head of Segments and Marketing Communications, Wells Fargo Luncheon Address and Fireside Chat with The Honorable Andrew Gillum, Former Mayor of Tallahassee and Florida Democratic Gubernatorial … Continue reading 2019 NNPA Mid-Winter Conference January 24th Luncheon and Fireside Chat with Andrew Gillum

2019 Mid-Winter Conference Macy’s Roundtable

  Hosted by Macy’s for Macy’s NNPA Media Partners  Presenter: Tamara Weston, Macy’s, Inc.

2019 NNPA Mid-Winter Conference Board Meeting Photos

2019 NNPA Mid Winter Conference NNPA Board Meeting Photos

2019 NNPA Mid-Winter Conference – Global Expansion of the Black Press: Advertising and Business Opportunities in the African Diaspora

Moderator: Karl Rodney, Publisher, New York Carib News Panelists: H.E. Ambassador Dr. Arikana Chihombori-Quao, Permanent Representative to the United States for the African Union Joy Bramble, Publisher, The Baltimore Times and The Annapolis Times John Woolcock, Manager, Groups and Conventions, Jamaica Tourist Board Dr. Leslie Baskerville, CEO, National Association for Equal Opportunity in Higher Education

2018 Leadership Awards Red Carpet Video

Red Carpet interviews from the 2018 NNPA Leadership Awards

NNPA Congressional Black Caucus Week Events

There is nothing to show here! Slider with alias black-press-week not found. Schedule of events Day 1 September 28, 2022 Day 2 September 29, 2022 11:00 - 12:30 Room M16 NNPA Board Meeting 11:00 AM – 12:30PM 12:30 - 13:14 Room M-15 Lunch Served 12:30PM – 1:45PM 14:00 - 15:00 Room M-16 NNPA Fund Board … Continue reading NNPA Events Photo Galleries

2018 NNPA Annual Conference June 29th & Legacy Awards Photos

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2018 NNPA Annual Convention – June 30th New Journal and Guide Event Photos

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2018 NNPA Annual Convention Merit Awards Photos

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2017 NNPA Leadership Awards – Red Carpet Interviews

Dorothy R. Leavell, NNPA Chairman Jim Farmer, General Motors Lester Booker, General Motors The Honorable Sheila Jackson-Lee (D-TX) The Honorable Cedric Richmond (D-LA) Mrs. Tawanda Jones, Ford Motor Company's 2017 National Leadership Awardee

2017 NNPA PFIZER POLL PRESS CONFERENCE PHOTOS

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2017 NNPA CHEVROLET DTU AWARDS RECEPTION PHOTOS

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2017 NNPA LEADERSHIP AWARDS RECEPTION PHOTOS

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2017 NNPA Legacy Awards Photos

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2017 NNPA Merit Awards Photos

2017 NNPA Merit Awards

2017 Convention Chairman’s Reception Photos

June 20, 2017 Clicking on an image will launch a full-screen view of the image gallery. Use the navigation arrows to the right or left of the photo to scroll through the gallery. All photos/ Mark Mahoney

NNPA ESSA National Black Parents Town Hall Meeting

Photos from the NNPA ESSA National Black Parents Town Hall Meeting on Educational Excellence and the Every Student Succeeds Act June 20, 2017 Use the navigation elements below the photo to scroll through the gallery. Clicking on an image will launch a full-screen view of the image gallery.  

NNPA 2018 NATIONAL LEADERSHIP AWARDS RECEPTION

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NNPA 2018 ANNUAL CONVENTION

Hilton Norfolk the Main 100 East Main Street Norfolk, VA 23510 You may also call and ask for the NNPA Block at 1-800-Hiltons CUT-OFF DATE FOR GROUP RATE OF $179.00 – May 24, 2018

NNPA 2018 MID-WINTER CONFERENCE – January 24-27, 2018

Frenchmen’s Reef and Morning Star Marriott Beach Resort 5 Estate Bakkeroe, St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands 00802 You may reserve your rooms now by visiting the NNPA reservation page: https://aws.passkey.com/e/49146184 You may also call and ask for the NNPA Block at 1-800-524-2000 CUT-OFF DATE FOR GROUP RATE OF $249.00 – December 6, 2017 Escape to the … Continue reading NNPA 2018 MID-WINTER CONFERENCE – January 24-27, 2018