Day One: Conference for Minority Journalists of Faith

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Dr. Robert Case is providing introductions for the start of the conference. I just heard the sad news that my good friend Rudy Carrasco won’t be here tonight. Day One: Conference for Minority Journalists of Faith

Herbert Lowe will be giving the introduction keynote speech.

Herbert Lowe is director of communications for the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation, a nonprofit research and policy organization based in Washington, D.C. Prior to joining the foundation in May 2007, Lowe was a newspaper reporter at Newsday in New York City. He is a past president of the National Association of Black Journalists (NABJ), the world’s oldest and largest organization for journalists of color.

Lowe was elected on Aug. 8, 2003, to a two-year term as NABJ president, and served as chairman of its 19-member board of directors and chief spokesman during a period of unprecedented growth. The total of full, associate and student members swelled to a record 4,695 in July 2004, a 43 percent increase from a year earlier.

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