Native American Journalists Association

The Native American Journalists Association serves and empowers Native journalists through programs and actions designed to enrich journalism and promote Native cultures.

For more than 30 years, NAJA has remained committed to increasing the representation of Native journalists working in media, while encouraging both mainstream and tribal media to attain the highest standards of professionalism, ethics and responsibility. Read more ...

Join NAJA | NAJA announces Miami as 2018 conference co-location site with NAHJ July 18-22 | 2018 NAJA-NBC News Summer Fellowship applications open through Feb. 21 | 2018 NAJF applications open through Jan. 31 | NAJA denounces White House's use of Pocahontas as slur

Events and opportunities 

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October 30th, 2017 All Day - January 6th, 2018
New America CA invests in California-based fellows who are working on the most innovative approaches to solving public problems. Whether leading cutting-edge organizations, developing technology to be applied in new ways, championing fresh ideas, or pioneering methods of using media to engage the public, we are looking for compelling stories that inspire new and broader audiences to get involved.
December 1st, 2017 All Day - January 31st, 2018
ProPublica is still accepting partners for its Documenting Hate project to track and report on hate crimes and bias incidents. With more than 120 partner newsrooms around the country, we’re looking for reporters who want tips on hate incidents and access to a network working on this beat.
December 4th, 2017 All Day - January 11th, 2018
The Society of Professional Journalists presents the annual Mark of Excellence Awards, honoring the best in student journalism. The awards offer categories for print, radio, television and online collegiate journalism.
December 4th, 2017 All Day - February 19th, 2018
The 2017 Sigma Delta Chi awards, honoring the best in professional journalism, are the perfect platform to show off work you’re proud of from the past year.

NAJA News

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