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Application Deadline Extended to May 21 for Frank Bolden Urban Multimedia Workshop

Posted by on May 8, 2017 at 7:20 am

PBMF has made a lot of changes to its 34th annual Frank Bolden Urban Multimedia Workshop for teens.  Not only has the name been changed to reflect its increased digital focus, but the program also will run only on four consecutive Saturdays this year.  The application deadline has been extended to May 21.  To apply, more »

SOLD OUT! Our Holiday Brunch & Coat Drive Is Sold Out!

Posted by on November 30, 2016 at 8:00 pm

The Pittsburgh Black Media Federation’s Holiday Brunch & Coat Drive is SOLD OUT!  Thank you to everyone who bought a ticket.  Attendees will enjoy an all-you-can-eat buffet in our private room at Walnut Grill in Waterworks Mall from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sunday.  We’ll also be collecting new and gently used coats and winter accessories to donate more »

PBMF’s Statement on Death of Regis Bobonis Sr.

Posted by on November 26, 2016 at 10:56 am

PBMF mourns the loss of Regis Bobonis Sr., a trailblazing journalist.  A former editor at the Pittsburgh Courier, he also was the first black news reporter at the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette and the first black news reporter for WIIC, now WPXI.  Bobonis was the founder of the Tuskegee Airmen Memorial of the Greater Pittsburgh Region. PBMF’s more »