In November, I was proud to be elected President of the Black Journalists Association of Southern California. I am also a long-time member of The National Association of Black Journalists. I come into this new role with more than 30 years experience as a print and broadcast journalist. My most recent work has appeared in [...]
The September 15 chapter meeting was a delight in many ways. We had several new visitors to attend the meeting who have recently relocated to Los Angeles from the East Coast. One of them attended the Democratic National Convention and gave the group a thumbnail, first hand view of the convention. Her special focus was [...]
In May, I officially took the reins of the presidency of the Black Journalists Assn. of Southern California. I want to take this opportunity to tell you about myself. I am the author of ten books on race, politics and social change in America. I am the National Political Writer for New America Media and [...]
Funeral services for Joseph Dyer, the African-American pioneer of local television news were held March 3, 2011, at at Wilshire United Methodist Church, 4350 Wilshire Blvd.
Dyer died of heart failure Feb. 24 at Good Samaritan Hospital. He was 76.
In 1965, he became the first African-American journalist hired by a Los Angeles network-owned and operated television station KNXT-TV, which later became KCBS.
Hello and welcome to the official website of the Black Journalists Association of Southern California. I’m proud that you have chosen to join us at this online venture, as we reboot our proud organization that serves African-American journalists in Southern California.
We plan monthly meetings, professional development, student seminars and more. We’re welcoming you to this organization, online and in person and in any way you choose to serve. We’re here for students, working journalists and journalists between jobs.
Happy 2007! This is going to be an exciting year for our organization. I thank you for your support and I’m looking forward to serving as your new BJASC president. It’s an awesome task and I am honored by your faith in me. BJASC has such a revered, award-winning legacy. For more than 25 years, [...]