PBMF’s Hurricane Relief Fund for St. Croix

Posted by on September 29, 2017 at 3:34 am

The Pittsburgh Media Federation is helping board member Olga George raise hurricane relief funds for her homeland, St. Croix, which is part of the U.S. Virgin Islands.  Hurricanes Irma and Maria devastated the Virgin Islands in September 2017. To donate through GoFundMe or find out more information, click the photo below.    

PBMF Announces Winners of 2017 Vann Media Awards

Posted by on May 2, 2017 at 7:00 pm

PBMF congratulates the winners of the 2017 Robert L. Vann Media Awards!  Click here to see the news release announcing the winners.  

PBMF Thanks KDKA for Support of 29th Annual Robert L. Vann Media Awards

Posted by on May 1, 2017 at 5:18 am

KDKA congratulates journalist Lynne Hayes-Freeland for winning the Legacy Award at the 29th annual Robert L. Vann Media Awards Dinner.

PBMF statement on Pittsburgh Post-Gazette article about Wendy Bell’s lawsuit

Posted by on June 20, 2016 at 6:27 pm

PITTSBURGH (June 20, 2016) — WTAE terminated Wendy Bell’s employment prior to its meeting with the Pittsburgh Black Media Federation, not afterward, as was incorrectly reported online in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette today.  PBMF never called for or suggested the termination of Bell, as noted in its statement publicly issued March 30. PBMF has asked the Post-Gazette for a correction.