Get tickets for Coats & Cocktails!


Mix and mingle with Pittsburgh’s finest professionals at Coats & Cocktails, a holiday happy hour and coat drive!  Receive discounted admission by bringing new and gently used teen girls’ and young women’s coats and/or winter accessories, which will be donated to Gwen’s Girls, a North Side nonprofit.  Click here to buy tickets.

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Buy Seats for HER: Dressed To Thrill at the Door Tonight

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Online seat reservations for the Pittsburgh Black Media Federation’s high-fashion show, HER: Dressed To Thrill, have ended.  Buy seats at the door tonight.  For more information, click here.
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PBMF disappointed in Post-Gazette’s cancelation of meeting on slavery column

(Oct. 9, 2015) —The Pittsburgh Black Media Federation is disappointed in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette’s cancelation of a meeting to discuss the publication of a column about slavery that was rife with misinformation.   Read PBMF’s full statement here.


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Congratulations to PBMF’s 2015 Frank Bolden Urban Journalism Workshop Graduates

Students and Co-director Olga George, front right, participate in PBMF’s 32nd annual Frank Bolden Urban Journalism Workshop at Point Park University.


PBMF congratulates the 24 graduates of its 32nd annual Frank Bolden Urban Journalism Workshop for teens.  During the workshop, which took place Aug. 1-8 at Point Park University, students produced projects in print, online, photo, radio and television journalism.  Check out their work here.
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PBMF Wins Professional Chapter of the Year Award

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The Pittsburgh Black Media Federation was named a Professional Chapter of the Year at the National Association of Black Journalists convention in Minneapolis on Aug. 6.  PBMF tied with the Southern New England Association of Black Journalists for the prestigious award.  PBMF thanks its members and supporters for their dedication and hard work, which helped the organization to achieve the prestigious designation.  It truly is an honor and a privilege to be recognized.
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Media Forum: “From Ferguson to Baltimore: How Facts, Fairness & Firsts Can Collide in Storytelling”

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PBMF will host a forum with journalists, community leaders and others on media coverage of minority communities and images.  The event, which will include a panel, will take place from 6:30-8 p.m. July 8, 2015, at the Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh’s East Liberty branch.  Refreshments will be served.  Register for a free ticket here.


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