Herbert Lowe is senior writer/editor for the U.S. Abraham Lincoln Bicentennial Commission and principal of Aim High Media, a communications firm based in Chicago. He served as director of communications for the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation from 2007 to 2009. In 2003, Lowe was elected to a two-year term as president of the National Association of Black Journalists (NABJ), the nation's oldest and largest organization for journalists of color. His 22-year journalism career includes stints at Newsday, The Philadelphia Inquirer, The Virginian-Pilot, The Record (N.J.), The Press of Atlantic City, The Milwaukee Community Journal and Amateur Sports magazine. A native of Camden, N.J., and a past adjunct professor at Norfolk State University, he graduated with a B.A. from Marquette University in 1984, and was named 2009 Communicator of the Year by Marquette's J. William and Mary Diederich College of Communication.