[Skip to Content]

Welcome and thank you for your interest in the 2017 NABJ Awards.


NABJ's Special Honors, Hall of Fame and Salute to Excellence Awards winners will be presented at various events during the 2017 NABJ Convention in New Orleans on Aug. 9-13, 2017. Please use the navigation bar above to learn more about each award and application or nomination information.

NABJ Hall of Fame

NABJ pays homage to legendary black journalists, authors, educators, and activists who have made outstanding contributions to both their industry and the worldwide black community over the course of their careers.

NABJ Special Honors Awards

NABJ's annual celebration of those journalism professionals, educators, and students who have distinguished themselves with integrity, courage, innovation, achievement, leadership, and influence on those within the profession in 2016.

NABJ Salute to Excellence Awards

NABJ recognizes journalism that best covered the black experience or addressed issues affecting the worldwide black community during 2016. The Salute to Excellence National Media Awards competition is open to all media organizations and individuals involved in print, broadcast and/or online journalism media.