Brenda Blackmon – Brenda Blackmon Communications, Inc. – Multi Emmy Award Winning Anchor – New York, Philanthropist

Journalism Retreat

Brenda Blackmon is dedicated to giving back to the next generation of journalists. Through the support and cooperation of her colleagues at News Corporation, WWOR-TV (MY 9), and WNYW-TV (FOX 5); Brenda has been able to give back to students majoring in Broadcasting, Journalism, and Communication Arts.

For over 10 years, Blackmon along with a team of writers, anchors, reporters, managers, and photographers have volunteered their time and expertise mentoring students during a one day seminar/workshop at MY9 television studios in Secaucus, New Jersey. These experts have had experience in the number one media market in the country, giving students a rare insight into nation's most competitive news market.


Take a look at past Journalism Retreat photos, for an inside look at this dynamic seminar.

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    Past Journalism Retreat Participants

    • Jon Cabral

      Jon Cabral is a former retreat participant who experienced the Journalism Retreat in December of 2008. Since then, Jon completed an internship with the joint news operations of WWOR-TV and WNYW-TV, where he had the opportunity to work with Brenda and her colleagues. “The Journalism Retreat provided a great synopsis of what it was like [...]

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