New York, NY (PRWEB) March 16, 2011
The National Lesbian & Gay Journalists Association (NLGJA) will hold their 16th Annual Benefit on Thursday, March 24, from 6:30-9:30pm at the Mitchell Gold + Bob Williams store in SoHo. This year's event will be hosted by MSNBC anchor, Thomas Roberts. Other special guests include NBC's Ann Curry, Frank Bruni of the New York Times, JuJu Chang of ABC News, HLN's Jane Velez-Mitchell and many more.
The event is a fundraiser for NLGJA, as well as an opportunity to award two scholarships, the Leroy Aarons Scholarship and the Kay Longcope Scholarship. Both scholarships – worth $5,000 each – are awarded each year to deserving students who are dedicated to furthering NLGJA's mission of fostering fair and accurate coverage of LGBT issues.
To purchase tickets or for additional information, including a list of special guests, visit http://www.nlgja.org.
About the National Lesbian & Gay Journalists Association
NLGJA is an organization of journalists, media professionals, educators and students working from within the news industry to foster fair and accurate coverage of LGBT issues. NLGJA opposes all forms of workplace bias and provides professional development to its members. For more information on the National Lesbian & Gay Journalists Association, visit the NLGJA Web site at http://www.nlgja.org.
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