Press Releases

NIB reinforces its message by connecting with the media around the country, both as an organization and on behalf of our associated nonprofit agencies. Below are our most recent media releases.

For all media inquiries, email us at media@nib.org.

National Industries for the Blind Announces New Board Leadership and Members

Alexandria, Virginia—National Industries for the Blind (NIB), the nation’s largest employment resource for people who are blind, announced updates to the organization’s board leadership and membership following its January board of directors meeting. Paul Healy, Ph.D., was announced as the new chairperson of the NIB board of directors. Dr. Healy, who previously served as the […]

National Industries for the Blind Receives Prestigious Award for Its Support of Veterans

Alexandria, Virginia—National Industries for the Blind (NIB), the nation’s largest employment resource for people who are blind, received the 2019 Excellence in Partnership Award in the Advocating for Veterans category from the Coalition for Government Procurement. The Coalition’s Advocating for Veterans Awards recognize organizations or individuals in the Department of Defense, civilian federal agencies, and private industry for promoting and executing successful programs that support veterans.

SKILCRAFT Reimagined: National Industries for the Blind Refreshes Its Iconic Brand

National Industries for the Blind (NIB), the nation’s largest employment resource for people who are blind, debuted a refreshed SKILCRAFT® brand this week at its 2019 Training Conference and Expo. SKILCRAFT, a trademark owned and licensed by NIB, is widely recognized among federal government employees and other customers as a symbol of quality, reliability, and value.

National Industries for the Blind Recognizes National Employees of the Year

Alexandria, VA – National Industries for the Blind (NIB), the nation’s largest employment resource for people who are blind, honored Elton Thomas, winner of the 2019 Milton J. Samuelson Career Achievement Award, and James Brian Rutherford, winner of the 2019 Peter J. Salmon Employee of the Year Award, at an awards banquet on May 1 […]

National Industries for the Blind Awards Bill Hudson Its Highest Honor for Growing Employment Opportunities For People Who Are Blind

Alexandria, VA – National Industries for the Blind (NIB), the nation’s largest employment resource for people who are blind, will recognize William L. Hudson with its highest honor, the R.B. Irwin Award, for his career achievements creating employment opportunities for people who are blind. The award honors the recently retired leader of NIB associated nonprofit […]