National Association of Black Journalists Announces 2011 Salute to Excellence Winners

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    National Association of Black Journalists Announces 2011 Salute to Excellence Winners

    PR Newswire

    CHICAGO, Aug. 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — EBONY Magazine, the iconic Black American brand dedicated to celebrating and enriching the lives of Black Americans for over 65 years, has been recognized at the 2011 Salute to Excellence Awards hosted by The National Association of Black Journalists (NABJ.)

    The National Association of Black Journalists is an organization of journalists, students and media-related professionals that provides quality programs and services to and advocates on behalf of black journalists worldwide.

    The Salute to Excellence awards recognized the EBONY staff, for their diligent and incomparable work in General Reporting, Magazine Essay, Specialty, Single Topic Series, Art & Design Page Design, and Art & Design Graphics categories. Earning and accepting the awards on behalf of EBONY were Amy DuBois Barnett (Editor-In-Chief of EBONY,) Adrienne Samuels Gibbs, Kevin Chappell, Lynette Galloway, and Dudley Brooks. ?

    The awards honors the work from publications focused on the Black community. The winners were announced at the NABJ's 36th Annual Convention and Career Fair in Philadelphia.

    Amy DuBois Barnett, Editor-In-Chief of EBONY Magazine, said "NABJ is an organization some 3,000 members strong, and it is always nice to be feted and honored by your peers. Additionally, the variety of categories in which we won showcases that the changes I've implemented and the complete redesign of the magazine are resonating within the industry."

    About EBONY Magazine

    EBONY Magazine is the No. 1 source for an authoritative perspective on the Black-American community. The monthly magazine, now in its 66th year, reaches nearly 11-million readers. EBONY features the best thinkers, trendsetters, hottest celebrities and next-generation leaders of Black-America. EBONY ignites conversation, promotes empowerment and celebrates aspiration. Available nationwide on newsstands and the iPad, EBONY is the heart, the soul and the pulse of Black-America.

    Press Contact: Alex Rosenfield arosenfield@ebony.com, 212-397-4562

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