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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 »

PBMF Releases Results of Diversity Study at Summit

Posted by on August 22, 2016 at 3:31 pm

The Pittsburgh Black Media Federation and Point Park University’s Center for Media Innovation were pleased to present “Press Forward: A Discussion of Race, Diversity & Inclusion in the Pittsburgh News Industry” at Point Park University on Sept. 21. The provocative discussion included Washington Post reporters Keith Alexander and Wesley Lowery, who were part of a 2016 Pulitzer Prize-winning team for more »

PBMF congratulates winners of the 2016 Vann Media Awards!

Posted by on May 20, 2016 at 2:09 am

PBMF congratulates the winners of 2016 Robert L. Vann Media Awards!  We had a great evening at the sold-out event at the University of Pittsburgh’s O’Hara Student Center on May 19.  To see the list of Vann winners, click here.