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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 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 


January 16th, 2015 All Day - February 16th, 2015
CUNY Graduate School of Journalism to host all-expenses summer internship program - application deadline is Feb. 16
January 16th, 2015 All Day - March 1st, 2015
New America seeking fellows - application deadline March 1
January 16th, 2015 All Day - March 2nd, 2015
Summer program will run May 27-June 5
January 16th, 2015 All Day - March 30th, 2015
Deadlines for entries vary by type.
January 20th, 2015 All Day - March 19th, 2015
Scientific journal aims to reach diverse groups interested in writing about Earth observation and climate change as it relates to indigenous people.
January 26th, 2015 All Day - March 18th, 2015
Vision Maker Media announces a March 18 deadline for applications from filmmakers for its Public Media Content Fund.
January 27th, 2015 All Day - February 10th, 2015
Leonard C. Goodman Institute for Investigative Reporting now considering story proposals
January 27th, 2015 All Day - February 10th, 2015
January 27th, 2015 All Day - October 1st, 2015
Alicia Patterson Foundation to designate a journalist with an environmental or science writing project as the annual Cissy Patterson fellow.
January 29th, 2015 All Day - May 8th, 2015
Pete Steffens Native American Scholarship applications accepted through May 8.
February 3rd, 2015 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
NHNA and the American Indian Cancer Foundation join Treatment Diaries to discuss the American Heart Month and the impact of heart disease on Indian Country.
February 13th, 2015 All Day - February 14th, 2015
CMA and IRE host two-day workshop to improve campus reporting Feb. 13-14 in Nashville, Tenn.


Thank you to our 2015 National Native Media Conference sponsors

  • .@najournalists appreciates @RCJournal editors' prompt responses to our concerns. Read more:
  • .@marymhudetz: more mainstream outlets should hire #Native staffers so they are better positioned to avoid these instances in the future.
  • .@marymhudetz It's important news orgs do what they can to take advantage of resources available by NAJA & other groups to improve coverage
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