ABC News anchor Amy Robach will host
the National Lesbian & Gay Journalist Association's (NLGJA) 19th
The gathering will take place Thursday,
March 20 at the Prince George Ballroom in New York City. Tickets
can be purchased at the group's website.
Special guests scheduled to attend the
event include Josh Barro (The New York Times), Jason Bellini
(The Wall Street Journal), Bethenny Frankel (Bethenny),
LZ Granderson (ESPN, CNN), Don Lemon (CNN), Thomas Roberts (MSNBC),
Jenna Wolfe (NBC News), Noah Michelson (HuffPost Gay Voices)
and Shepard Smith (Fox News).
ABC News is the event's presenting
sponsor, while Fox News is a silver sponsor along with CBS News, Eli
Lilly and Co. and Hillshire Farms. Ridesharing app Uber is a bronze
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