AABJ is governed by a Board of Directors that consists of the elected officers of the association, the chairpersons of the standing committees (appointed by the president and approved by the elected officers) and one student member (appointed by the president). The current members of board of directors are listed below.
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Tenisha Bell is a lifelong member of NABJ. She is what many consider a "NABJ baby," having grown up in the organization. She joined the Chicago student chapter in the early '90s with former WMAQ anchor Art Norman as her mentor. Tenisha was awarded NABJ scholarships and participated in the student short course. Over the years, Tenisha has donated her time back to the NABJ student project, she has helped on several NABJ projects, she's served on several panels discussions, faithfully attended the yearly conventions and has personally mentored a plethora of NABJ students. Tenisha was previously the VP of Broadcast for AABJ. In this role, Tenishahas strengthened the relationships between AABJ, NAHJ, and AAJA. She has created programs for all of the minorities organizations to come together, network and fellowship. She has created valuable programming for the AABJ membership such as the 'Election 2008' panel, and the newsmaker discussion with Ed Gordon.
Tenisha works as an Executive Producer at CNN. She is responsible for the CNN Newsroom 12p-2p with anchor Suzanne Malveaux. She has also served as executive producer for Rick Sanchez, Tony Harris, Fredricka Whitfield, Carol Lin, Betty Nguyen, TJ Holmes and several others. In 2008 she served as Executive Producer of the one hour special "Survival Project: One Child at a Time" with Dr. Sanjay Gupta and actress Lucy Liu. Tenisha also serves on the CNN Diversity Council. Prior to joining CNN years 6 years ago, Tenisha worked as a producer at WUSA-TV (Washington, DC), WLWT-TV (Cincinnati, OH), WDSI-TV (Chattanooga, TN) and ABC NewsOne.
Tenisha is married to television reporter Craig Bell. They have one son.
Tenisha earned her B.S. in Mass Media Arts from Clark Atlanta University. She earned her Masters of Public Administration with a concentration in non-profit governance from Kennesaw State University. Tenisha is a member of American Women in Radio & Television, and National Association of Multi-Ethnicity in Communication, L.E.A.D. Atlanta and Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. She is a former board member of the Y.W.C.A of Greater Atlanta.
VICE-PRESIDENT OF PRINT
Eric Stirgus is a staff writer for The Atlanta Journal-Constitution. He is currently a reporter on the PolitiFact Georgia team, which fact-checks statements and claims from newsmakers. His previous assignments included covering Atlanta City Hall, DeKalb, Clayton and Henry counties.
Eric began his career at the New York Post, where he worked for three years as a general assignment reporter, specializing in criminal justice issues. He then joined the staff at the St. Petersburg Times (now Tampa Bay Times), where he covered the city of Largo and other communities in Pinellas County.
Eric is a member of the National Association of Black Journalists, the Atlanta Press Club and New Zion Christian Church. Eric is originally from Brooklyn, N.Y. and a graduate of New York University.
VICE-PRESIDENT OF BROADCAST
Marcus Foster is a producer at WSB Television in Atlanta. He produces the Channel 2 Action News Nightbeat at 11:00. Marcus is a member of the Atlanta Association of Black Journalists and the National Association of Black Journalists. He has produced programming for both organizations, including: NABJ's first Hall of Fame program at the Newseum in Washington, D.C.; NABJ's 2009 Salute to Excellence Awards Gala in Tampa, FL and 2010 Salute to Excellence Awards Gala in San Diego, CA; NABJ'S 2006 "Katrina: Truth and Consequences" plenary session in Indianapolis, IN; and AABJ's 2007 and 2011 Pioneer Awards Ceremony. Marcus is a graduate of the University of Mississippi and has received other journalism and management training at Syracuse University and the Poynter Institute. He is a member of the University of Mississippi Meek School of New Media Board of Directors. Prior to working at WSB, Marcus was a producer for WTTG-FOX 5, Washington, D.C.; a producer and executive producer for WMC-TV, Memphis, TN; a producer for WLBT-TV, Jackson, MS and news and sports photographer for WCBI-TV, Columbus, MS (Tupelo Bureau).
VICE-PRESIDENT OF DIGITAL MEDIA
Hailing from Dallas, Texas, Rodney Thrash is the Cobb County field editor at Patch.com, AOL's national network of community-specific news and information sites.
Rodney is a 2002 graduate of the Medill School of Journalism at Northwestern University, where he helped resurrect the Northwestern University Student Chapter of the National Association of Black Journalists as well as BlackBoard, the magazine for the university's African American community.
He has worked—as an intern or a full-time reporter—at The Dallas Examiner, The Daily Northwestern, the Chicago bureau of the New York Times, the Fort Worth Star-Telegram, the Atlanta Journal-Constitution and the Detroit Free Press.
Before moving to Atlanta in November 2010, he was a reporter for seven years at the St. Petersburg Times (now Tampa Bay Times), Florida’s largest daily newspaper.
Rodney co-chaired AABJ's 29th Pioneer Black Journalist Awards in 2011 and has volunteered his time at Clark Atlanta University as well as the local public school system. When he's not serving the community, he enjoys spending time with his niece, a 17-year-old senior at South Cobb High School, and his nephew, a 12-year-old seventh-grader at Floyd Middle School. Rodney is a member of Elizabeth Baptist Church.
Monica Richardson is the Beats Department Leader (formerly titled the Deputy Managing Editor position) at the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, the only major daily newspaper in Atlanta, Ga. and its suburbs. With a daily circulation of about 181,500 and Sunday circulation of about 384,110, the AJC continues to be one of the largest circulation newspapers in the United States.
In her current position, Monica oversees the newspaper’s 80 daily beat reporters and assigning editors for Metro, Business, Sports, Features and County by county. The Department also includes a group of word editors/line editors focused on quality content.
Monica has been at the AJC for a little over five years having also held other positions including: Senior Editor/Metro, Senior Editor/Planning and Gwinnett Bureau Chief. Before joining the AJC newsroom, Monica was the assistant metro editor at the Lexington Herald-Leader (KY). In Lexington, she also served as an Assistant Features Editor, Communities Editor, and reporter.
She has handled numerous special projects in her role as editor, including serving as special assignment Hurricane Katrina editor for then Knight Ridder’s wire services bureau. Before moving into management, she was a state government reporter covering social services in Kentucky.
She's been in the journalism industry for 20 plus years and her experience also includes newsroom training, recruiting, journalism instruction, judging and mentoring. Besides Georgia and Kentucky, she has worked at newspapers in Florida and Virginia.
Monica has been named to numerous journalism fellowships. In 2009 she was one of a dozen journalist fellows selected for the International Reporting Project Gatekeeper trip to Nairobi, Kenya where she met with African political leaders, humanitarian workers and locals. This year Monica was named a participant in the Cox Leadership Program, a Cox Enterprise program designed to accelerate the development of select, high-performing leaders.
She has served as a mentor to the UNITY and NABJ Student Multimedia Project and is editor of her church newsletter at Antioch Baptist Church North in Atlanta.
Monica grew up in Washington, D.C. Her hometown is Charlottesville, Va.
Education: Old Dominion University, Norfolk, Va. (B.A. English, Journalism Emphasis).
Her personal motto: Let no one and nothing steal your joy!
What keeps her going everyday: God and family!
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