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Pittsburgh Black Media Federation Wins 2017 Pro Chapter of the Year Award

Posted by on August 9, 2017 at 11:34 pm

PITTSBURGH (Aug. 9, 2017) — The Pittsburgh Black Media Federation is beyond honored to be named the 2017 Professional Chapter of the Year — its first time as a solo winner.  The National Association of Black Journalists presented the honor at its annual convention in New Orleans. Read more here.

Apply for Frank Bolden Urban Multimedia Workshop ASAP

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

There are still slots available for the 34th annual Frank Bolden Urban Multimedia Workshop for teens.  To apply, click here.

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 »