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As Great Recession thaws, UNITY more important than ever

Joanna Hernandez portrait

Joanna Hernandez, UNITY President

From the President of UNITY:

I am humbled and honored to have been elected president of UNITY: Journalists of Color, representing the joint mission of the Native American Journalists Association, the Asian American Journalists Association, the National Association of Black Journalists and the National Association of Hispanic Journalists.

As everyone has reasons for doing things, I want to share what motivated me to run for president of UNITY.

RTDNA/Hofstra Survey: Minority Journalists Down in 2009; Story Mixed for Female Journalists

The latest RTDNA/Hofstra University Annual Survey found that the percentage of minority news directors rose in both television and radio in 2009 but, overall, the percentage of minorities in both radio and television fell for the third straight year, although the drop in television was small.

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