Black Nouveu Wins Three First Place Awards from National Association of Black Journalists

August 5, 2014

Milwaukee’s own Black Nouveau won three first place awards at the National Association for Black Journalists’ 2014 Salute To Excellence Awards. Two of the award-winning programs were produced by Everett L. Marshburn, recipient of D&R’s 2013 Bayard Rustin Leadership Award. “We are honored that our peers recognize the work we do to tell stories that speak to the diversity and strength of our community,” said Marshburn.

The three awards include:

For Jobs and Freedom: A BLACK NOUVEAU Special
Everett L. Marshburn and Joanne Williams, Producers

Soldiers’ Stories: A BLACK NOUVEAU Special
Everett L. Marshburn, Liddie Collins, Joanne Williams and Darryl Fortune, Producers
Public Affairs Program

BLACK NOUVEAU: Pullman Porters
Joanne Williams, Producer
Public Affairs Segment

Black Nouveau is one of the nation’s longest running local weekly series. The program looks at issues, culture, history and challenges affecting African Americans. The program’s 23rd season will premiere on Wednesday, September 17 at 6:30 p.m. on MPTV 10.

The Salute to Excellence Awards honors work from print, television, radio, online, photojournalism and public relations. Winners were announced at a gala celebration during NABJ’s 39th Annual Convention and Career Fair in Boston on August 2, 2014.