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NBCU Academy at the NABJ Conference

August 2, 2023 – August 6, 2023

Birmingham, AL

National Association of Black Journalists

Apply by July 12th


NABJ 2023 Convention & Career Fair

What should I expect?
• Timed writing and reporting exercises
• Conversations with NBC News, MSNBC, CNBC and Telemundo News professionals to identify the most effective tools to improve your storytelling skills

Who should apply?
NBCU Academy is ideal for attendees who are:
• Registered to attend the 2023 NABJ conference
• On-air talent looking to move into a new market
• Veteran journalists interested in new media
• Strongly interested in writing, editing and producing

NBCU Academy workshops listed below.


NBCU Academy Workshop

Want to be a network, cable, digital, local or streaming news producer? This masterclass will delve into the elements of producing impactful, memorable news segments with a competitive edge and will weave in lessons for producing thoughtful spot news reports that differentiate you from the competition. The class will also clearly lay out expectations for participants interested in applying to positions across the NBCUniversal News Group.


NBCU Academy Workshop

For CNBC, everything must have a business and money tie so our reporters and producers must be creative. That creativity pays dividends by giving CNBC’s viewers a niche insider’s view of the stories mattering most to them and their money. Even if you don’t work in financial news, the session is valuable as we’ll show you how a leader in covering complicated and specialized beats, gets the job done. Invest your time in CNBC, it’ll pay dividends.