Meet Ernest Owens, new leader of Philly's Association of Black Journalists

PHILADELPHIA (WPVI) -- The nation's oldest professional association of journalists of color was founded right here in Philadelphia in 1973.

And the PABJ has a new President who is making waves in the industry and on the airwaves.

Ernest Owens is the first openly gay President of the Philadelphia Association of Black Journalists - an advocacy group that pre-dates the national organization (NABJ).

With founding members before him like Chuck Stone and Mary Mason, he plans to continue as a trailblazer and honor the legacy. He is also making pioneering steps in publishing, as the first Black Editor-At-Large in Philadelphia Magazine's 113-year history.



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