Sarah Glover Defeats Mira Lowe for the Office
Sarah Glover has been elected the 21st president of the National Association of Black Journalists, succeeding Bob Butler, who defeated her for the post in 2013.
Glover, social media editor for NBC-owned television stations, bested Mira Lowe. Glover received 347 votes to Lowe’s 167 votes, according to NABJ’s Elections Committee.
The election results were announced on Friday in Minneapolis, Minnesota, where NABJ held its 40th annual convention.
Prior to working for NBC-owned television stations, Glover was employed by NBC 10 in Philadelphia, the Philadelphia Daily News and the Philadelphia Inquirer.
She has also worked as a freelance photographer for Jet magazine, The Washington Post, Liberty City Press and Black Enterprise magazine. Glover founded the Diverse Social Media Editors & Digital Journalists Facebook Group, which is a platform for education, advocacy and training for journalists of color.
In 2013, Butler, who works for KCBS Radio in San Francisco, defeated Glover for NABJ president by a vote of 251 to 229.