The 2018 election season is underway and several members of the National Association of Black Journalists’ Baltimore chapter have been integral parts of public forums and debates.

Here’s a growing list of Baltimore Association of Black Journalists members serving as moderators and panelists in debates and public forums leading up to the 2018 election.


“Your Voice, Your Vote” • Maryland’s Democratic Gubernatorial Debate


Panelist and NABJ member – Kelly Swoope @KellySwoopeWMAR

Panelist – Sean Yoes @seanyoes

TUESDAY JUNE 12,  2018

Maryland Gubernatorial Candidates Public Education forum

The Real News Network – #RealNewsEDU

Moderator and NABJ member – Khalilah M. Harris @Ed2BeFree

Tuesday June 12,  2018

Prince George’s County Executive Candidates Debate

WHUR 96.3’s Daily Drum with Harold Fisher and Ebenezer AME Church in Fort Washington

Moderator and NABJ member – Harold T. Fisher  @HFisherWHUR


Tuesday June 5, 2018

The Md. Democratic Gubernatorial Debate

WJZ-TV and The Baltimore Sun

Moderator and NABJ member – Vic Carter @VicWJZ

Saturday June 2, 2019

2018 MD Gubernatorial Debate – Top Democratic Candidates

Leaders of a Beautiful Struggle

Moderator and NABJ member – Nicki Mayo @NickiMayoNews

Moderator – Sean Yoes @seanyoes

Wednesday, May 30, 2018

“Your Voice, Your Future Town Hall” –  Maryland Democratic Gubernatorial Debate

Sinclair Broadcasting

Moderator and NABJ member – Kai Jackson @KaiJacksonFox45


Monday, May 21, 2018

MPT Public Square: Democratic Gubernatorial Contenders Face Off

Maryland Public Television, WBAL-TV and WBAL-Radio

Panelists and NABJ member – Charles Robinson III @C3Newsman

Saturday, April 14, 2018

Democratic Candidate Forum for Maryland Governor at Salisbury University

Wicomico County Democratic Central Committee

Moderator – Dr. Mark L. Bowen