NABJ Scholarship Fundraiser Photo Gallery

Cheryl Pearson McNeil, SVP US Strategic Community Alliance and Consumer Engagement, Nielsen (center), with Kathy Chaney, NABJ Chicago President (senior producer, WBEZ); NABJ CC Board Member Dorothy Tucker and NABJ Vice President Broadcast (CBS reporter); Lynn Norment, NABJ CC Board Member (Lynn Norment Media); and Maudlyne Ihejirika, NABJ CC VP (Chicago Sun-Times editor/reporter). Photo by Billy Montgomery for NABJ Chicago.

They make bylines and inspire journalism students to excel by awarding scholarships. We captured a few of them throwing their full support behind the next generation of black journalists at our annual holiday fundraiser. Thanks to all, especially Nielsen’s Cheryl McNeal Pearson!

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