CHICAGO (August 06, 2018) – WBEZ 91.5FM, Chicago’s NPR news station, has been recognized with two Salute to Excellence Awards by the National Association of Black Journalists (NABJ).
Natalie Moore’s documentary “Black Homeownership: The Promise and the Pitfalls,” received the award for Best Radio Documentary. Also, Moore, along with WBEZ’s Jennifer White, Carrie Shepherd, and Jason Marck took home the award for Best Public Affairs Interview for “Grading Michelle Obama’s Legacy at Her Former High School.”
The NABJ competition honors work from print, television, radio, online, photojournalism, and public relations. Winners were announced Sat., Aug. 4, at a gala celebration during NABJ's 43nd Annual Convention and Career Fair in Detroit, the largest annual gathering for journalists of color in the country. NABJ is an organization for journalists, students, and media-related professionals that provide programs and services to advocate on behalf of black journalists worldwide for the past 43 years.