KARLEEN LEVEILLE HONORED WITH SPECIAL NABJ AWARD
New York, New York, July 15th, 2022: The National Association of Black Journalists (NABJ) has announced its honorees for the 2022 Hall of Fame Induction and Special Honors Awards. Karleen Leveille has been selected as the 2022 Angelo B. Henderson Community Service Award Recipient. The award is given to a Black journalist who has had a positive impact on the Black community outside the normal realm of journalism.
“Words cannot express the immense gratitude I have to be considered for this award and to be part of a group of distinguished individuals. It means a lot.” -Karleen Leveille
All awards will be presented during the #NABJNAHJ22 Convention & Career Fair in Las Vegas, August 3-7, 2022 during the Hall of Fame Induction and Luncheon on Friday, August 5, at noon PT.
About NABJ: The National Association of Black Journalists (NABJ) offers innovative training, career advancement opportunities and advocacy initiatives for Black journalists and media professionals worldwide.
About Karleen Leveille: Karleen Leveille is an Emmy award-winning Producer and News Anchor. She is the owner of KLeveille Entertainment, a production company that transformed the entertainment industry with innovative content and productions. Its purpose is to create content that changes the life of the person watching it, changes the life of the person being featured, or changes the lives of both. Her content has been seen across the globe on airlines and nationally on networks including the Oprah Winfrey Network, CBS, and the Discovery Channel. In addition, Karleen has broken barriers in her industry by becoming the first woman and the first of color to direct Fandango's 2017 coverage of Comic-Con. Karleen has also overseen campaigns and experiential events for Google, Spectrum, Verizon, and Politico. Karleen currently anchors 12 News Morning, a morning show for CBS affiliate WBNG 12 News in New York that precedes CBS Mornings with Gayle King.