Monday, February 13

Reminder: B'ham & Coventry NUJ Annual General Meeting

Thursday 23rd February 2012
Meet 6:00 pm for 6:30 start
Old Windmill pub
Spon Street
Light refreshments will be served

Guest speaker: NUJ Deputy General Secretary Barry Fitzpatrick


1) Introduction by chair/those attending

2) Minutes of January meeting

3) Secretary/Treasurers reports

4) Branch reports

5) Up date on any disputes/ redundancies in the area

6) Crisis in Midlands Journalism/Discussion on the way forward

7) Election of officers for 2012/2013

8) Any other business


Congratulation to branch members, Caroline, Eleanor, Dhiren & Tom

Caroline Beavon (Midlands seat) and Eleanor Lisney (Disabled Members‚ seat) both elected unopposed to NUJ New Media Industrial Council.

Dhiren Katwa, senior editor of 'Asian Voice' has been named in the President of India's Honours list for his services to the community through journalism. Dhiren travelled to a prestigious ceremony in New Dhelhi, India last month, where he was awarded the 'Bharat Samman Award', which recognises the work of individuals of Indian descent overseas for exemplary work in their respective fields.

Tom 'Stalingrad' O'Neil has been elected, unopposed, as the NUJ Midlands National Executive Council member for our region. Tom, better known to many as Stali, has been secretary and treasurer of the union's Birmingham and Coventry branch for years.

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