Native American Journalists Association

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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 ...

Events and opportunities 


September 19th, 2017 All Day - November 11th, 2017
Diversity scholarships available to NAJA members for fall training opps
October 18th, 2017 All Day - November 3rd, 2017
Thanks to a new grant, for the next year ProPublica will pay the full-time salary and benefits of six investigative reporters at local news organizations in cities with a population under 1 million. Reporters will still work in and report to their newsrooms, but will receive extensive guidance and support from ProPublica. Deadline to apply is Nov. 3.
October 25th, 2017 All Day - October 29th, 2017
Want to plug into the professional journalism scene? Are you ready to network? Representatives from the National Association of Black Journalists; National Association of Hispanic Journalists; Native American Journalists Association; Asian American Journalists Association; NLGJA, the association of LGBTQ journalists; and other journalism organizations share tips on how to network and get the most out of membership, including conventions, workshops, contests, scholarships and internships.
November 14th, 2017 All Day - November 19th, 2017
Call for entries closes Sept. 22
December 1st, 2017 All Day - October 1st, 2017
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.
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