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Media Contact: Bach Polakowski,
202-588-9888 or bach@nlgja.org

Washington, D.C. – Today the National Lesbian & Gay Journalists Association announces the addition of Bil Browning to its national board of directors for a 2011-2013 term. Browning is editor-in-chief and founder of The Bilerico Project, a popular LGBT news and opinion site.

“Building a stronger presence in our leadership for our blogger community is important to our diversity efforts and growth,” says David Steinberg, National Board President. “We're looking forward to working with Bil and advancing our mission this next year.

Bil and his partner live in Washington, DC.

Browning was confirmed at the recent board of directors meeting, held in Philadelphia at the annual LGBT Media Summit & National Convention of NLGJA. In addition to Browning, the board confirmed new terms for Vice President/Broadcast Jen Christensen, Secretary Ken Miguel, Treasurer Trey Graham, and Board Members Kevin Barry, Matthew Berger, Barbara Dozetos, Susan Green, Patty Mattern and Steve Rosen.

More information on the 2011 National Convention and 8th Annual LGBT Media Summit in Philadelphia is available at: 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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