AAJA Extends Its Condolences



AAJA extends its condolences to the family, friends and colleagues of NLGJA President Michael Triplett.

Triplett, 48, died Thursday, after a battle with cancer, according to the National Lesbian & Gay Journalists Association.

An assistant managing editor at Bloomberg BNA in Washington, D.C., Triplett’s wide-ranging career included being an adjunct professor of law at his alma mater American University Washington College of Law.

Triplett was elected president of NLGJA in August. NLGJA noted his many contributions to the organization. He served at the chapter and national levels, along with on the board of Unity Journalists for Diversity.