The Bay Area Black Journalists Association will hold a luncheon to honor Bryan Monroe and Rosie Allen today (Oct. 11) from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. in the Carnelian Room on the 52nd floor of the downtown Bank of America Building, 555 California St.
Monroe (left) is president of the National Association of Black Journalists and was Knight Ridder’s Assistant Vice President/News until that company closed earlier this year. Previously he was a deputy managing editor at the Mercury News, overseeing more than 200 journalists.
Allen (right) has been co-anchor of KGO-AM’s afternoon news since 1984. She also was co-host of a weekly business program on KGO-TV for eight years.
Here’s a link with ticket information for today’s event.