Officers & Chairs

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

President
Tory N. Parrish
business reporter, Pittsburgh Tribune-Review
Email: president [at] pbmf.org

Vice President
Brian A. Cook Sr.
web content manager, American Urban Radio Networks

Email: vicepresident [at] pbmf.org

Parliamentarian
Letrell Crittenden
assistant professor of communication, Robert Morris University
Email: parliamentarian [at] pbmf.org

Treasurer
Briana L. White
food critic, The Soul Pitt Quarterly; founder/blogger, Breelicious Bites!
Email: treasurer [at] pbmf.org

Secretary
vacant
Email: info [at] pbmf.org

Communications and Outreach Committee Chair
Tenè Croom

public relations executive, Allegheny County Sanitary Authority
Email: communications [at] pbmf.org

Frank Bolden Urban Journalism Workshop Committee Chair
Olga George
assignment desk editor, KDKA-TV

Email: workshop [at] pbmf.org

Membership Committee Chair
Nikki Coffee
freelance writer

Email: membership [at] pbmf.org

Professional Development Committee Chair
LaMont Jones Jr.
freelance writer and editor

Email: prodevelopment [at] pbmf.org.

Special Events Committee Chair
Bofta Yimam
anchor and reporter, WTAE-TV
Email: SpecialEvents [at] pbmf.org

 

SUBCOMMITTEE CHAIRS

Community Service Subcommittee Chair
Vacant
Email: info [at] pbmf.org

Robert L. Vann Media Awards Subcommittee Chair
Ervin Dyer
writer/editor, University of Pittsburgh’s Office of University Communications

Email: vannawards [at] pbmf.org

Soul Café Subcommittee Chair
Sheila Beasley
outreach and communications director, University of Pittsburgh’s Office of Child Development
Email: soulcafe [at] pbmf.org