KCBS' Bob Butler Elected NABJ President
August 5, 2013 at 4:22 AM (PT)
CBS RADIO News KCBS-A-KFRC-F/SAN FRANCISCO reporter BOB BUTLER has been elected President of the NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF BLACK JOURNALISTS. BUTLER, who had served previously as VP/Broadcast, was elected at last week's NABJ convention in ORLANDO, winning over CBS O&O WCAU-TV (NBC 10)/PHILADELPHIA Social Media Editor SARAH GLOVER by a 251-229 margin.
Also elected were WASHINGTON POST writer ERRIN HAINES WHACK as VP/Print,
CBS affiliate WBTV/CHARLOTTE reporter DEDRICK RUSSELL as VP/Broadcast,
THE ROOT Contributing Editor COREY DADE as Secretary, ESPN THE MAGAZINE Sr. Editor KEITH REED as Treasurer, HOUSTON CHRONICLE reporter CINDY GEORGE as Parliamentarian, ASBURY PARK PRESS reporter SHERLON CHRISTIE as Region I Dir., CURTIS MEDIA GROUP anchor/reporter/producer GAYLE HURD as Region III Dir., CBS RADIO News WWJ-A/DETROIT reporter VICKIE THOMAS as Region IV Dir., NBC affiliate KPRC-TV/HOUSTON reporter MARY BENSON as Region V Dir., SHADES MAGAZINE CEO/Editor-in-Chief MICHELLE FITZHUGH CRAIG as Region VI Dir., KD COMMUNICATION GROUP Managing Partner/Founder DAWN ROBERTS as Associate Representative, and KHORRI ATKINSON, ERIC BURSE, ALEXIS ROGERS and ASHIEGH ATWELL as Student Representatives.