Baton Rouge Assoc. of Black Journalists hosting 7th annual luncheon benefitting local students

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The Baton Rouge Association of Black Journalists will host it’s 7th Annual Scholarship Luncehon benefiting local students on Thursday, April 25 at the City Club of Baton Rouge in downtown Baton Rouge. 

This year, the organization is honoring three local African-American journalsim pioneers; Shauna Sanford, who currently serves as the Director of Communications in Governor John Bel Edwards’ administration, Mark Grant, a CBS Director and Joe McCoy, a longtime photojournalist at WBRZ-TV. 

Entreprenuer and CEO, Sevetri Wilson, will serve as the guest speaker of honor. 

Proceeds from the annual luncheon help send local journalism students from LSU, BRCC and Southern University to the National Association of Black Journalists’ annual convention. This year’s convention will be held in Miami in August. 

For more information about the luncehon or to purchase single tickets or sponsorships, visit the Baton Rouge Associaion of Black Journalists website here: http://www.brareabj.org/

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