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NLGJA fundraiser to draw stellar lineup of guests



NEW YORK – More than 300 guests are expected to mix and mingle with some of the news and entertainment industry’s top talent at Headlines & Headliners: the National Lesbian & Gay Journalists Association’s (NLGJA) 17th annual New York Benefit on Thursday, March 29.

Taking place at New York City’s Mitchell Gold + Bob Williams SoHo Store, 210 Lafayette St. in New York City, Headlines & Headliners will be emceed by CNN’s Soledad O’Brien and HLN’s Jane Velez-Mitchell.

The event raises money to support NLGJA’s year-round mission of ensuring fair and accurate coverage of the LGBT community.

Newsprint media guests are expected to include Frank Bruni of The New York Times; Jonathan Capehart of the Washington Post; Linda Winer of Newsday.

Network media guests: Don Lemon and Jeanne Moos of CNN; Thomas Roberts, Willie Geist and Tamron Hall of MSNBC; Brian Williams and Amy Robach of NBC News; Troy Roberts of CBS; Sam Champion of ABC News; Mandy Drury, Simon Hobbs and Carl Quintanilla of CNBC; Erin Moriarty, Manuel Gallegus and Erica Hill of CBS; LZ Granderson of CNN and ESPN; Alisyn Camerota, Kimberly Guilfoyle, Rick Reichmuth and Jamie Colby of Fox News Channel;

Other guests: Josh Kilmer-Purcell and Brent Ridge of “The Fabulous Beekman Boys” show; Michelangelo Signorile of SiriusXM OutQ and Huffington Post Gay Voices; Ben Harveyand Dave Rubin of SiriusXM “The Six Pack” show; Jodi Applegate, Eric Meyrowitz and Francis Rivera of WPIX; Gerri Willis of Fox Business Network; Dr. Steve Salvatore of “Dr. Steve Show.”

James Clementi, brother of Tyler Clementi, will also attend the fundraiser.

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.

To read the full details on the event or to purchase tickets, click HERE.

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