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Connections: Celebrating the RABJ, and discussing the state of diversity in media

Apr 3, 2019

The Rochester Association of Black Journalists (RABJ) is celebrating 15 years as an organization. Since its inception, it has worked to bring diversity into newsrooms and to ensure balanced coverage of communities of color.

This hour, we discuss RABJ’s achievements to date and the state of diversity in media. In studio:

  • Richard McCollough, chief meteorologist at WDKX, founder of Mirusmedia, and president of the Rochester Association of Black Journalists
  • Erica Bryant, columnist and reporter at the Democrat and Chronicle
  • Kevin Hicks, journalist and vice president of the Rochester Association of Black Journalists