NAJA News

NAJA calls for board candidacy declarations through Aug. 25

Members may submit candidacy declarations and nominations for two seats on the Native American Journalists Association board for three-year terms through Aug. 25

Founder Tim Giago to give keynote address at NAJA Membership Luncheon and Business Meeting

Founder Tim Giago to give keynote address at NAJA Membership Luncheon and Business Meeting
NAJA Membership Luncheon and Business Meeting set for Friday, Sept. 8, 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. | Free for NAJA members, $50 for non-members

NAJA announces 2017 student fellows

NAJA announces 2017 student fellows
Native American Journalists Association selects 10 Native American Journalism Fellows for mentorship and newsroom immersion at EIJ17; Names five Columbia EIJ17 Scholarship recipients

NAJA calls for 2017 National Native Media Awards entries

NAJA calls for 2017 National Native Media Awards entries
Native American Journalists Association opens annual media awards competition; Members and non-members to submit entries through May 31

Native American Journalism Fellowship student and mentor application deadlines extended through April 30

The Native American Journalists Association is calling for student and mentor applications for the 2017-2018 Native American Journalism Fellowship through April 30

NAJA releases Reporting and Indigenous Terminology Guide

NAJA releases Reporting and Indigenous Terminology Guide
Native American Journalists Association releases guide for reporters covering Indigenous communities

NAJA responds to tweets sent by Katie Frates, reporter for the Daily Caller

NAJA responds to tweets sent by Katie Frates, reporter for the Daily Caller
Native American Journalists Association extends invitation to Frates to attend EIJ17 for ethics and diversity training in Anaheim Sept. 7-9

NAB to host A.I.R. event March 14

The National Association of Broadcasters will host the Awareness in Reporting (AIR) program Tuesday, March 14 at the Newseum in Washington, D.C.

UNITY 2017 Fellowship applications open through March 10

Diversity journalism students encouraged to apply for summer fellowship opportunity covering four conferences in 2017: NLGJA, AAJA, NABJ and EIJ17 with NAHJ, SPJ, RTDNA and NAJA

NAJA releases Reporter’s Arrest Guide for journalists covering protests

NAJA releases Reporter’s Arrest Guide for journalists covering protests
Native American Journalists Association releases guide for reporters covering hazardous situations

Indian Country Media Network Denounces Arrest of ICMN Journalist Jenni Monet; Demands Her Immediate Release

Independent member of the press on assignment for Indian Country Media Network swept up in police raid by Morton County Sheriff’s Department

NAJA responds to unlawful arrest of journalist Jenni Monet

Native American Journalists Association condemns the use of excessive force by North Dakota authorities on reporters covering DAPL

Grand Ronde Tribe adopts Independent Press Ordinance

Grand Ronde Tribe adopts Independent Press Ordinance
The Confederated Tribes of Grand Ronde to create independent editorial board and adopt press protections

NAJA calls for 2017 conference proposals

NAJA calls for 2017 conference proposals
The Native American Journalists Association is accepting program proposals for the conference in Anaheim, California, Sept. 7-9, 2017. The deadline for submissions is Jan. 20, 2017.

NAJA-NBC Summer Fellowship Program applications open through Feb. 24, 2017

NAJA-NBC Summer Fellowship Program applications open through Feb. 24, 2017
NBCUniversal will offer four students the opportunity to become NBC Fellows and join one of the following NBC programs or platforms for summer 2017.

NAJA media survey open through 12/15

NAJA media survey open through 12/15
Take the media survey and share your feedback to shape future Native American Journalists Association reporting guides!

NAJA Releases Reporting Guides on Covering Dakota Access Pipeline Protests

In order to aid journalists and editors covering Dakota Access Pipeline actions on the front lines or from afar, the Native American Journalists Association has created two guides that offer practical reporting advice as well as ethics guidelines.

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NAJA Marketwired Native Newsfeed

Check the pulse of Native news across the U.S., and Canada through the NAJA Native Newsfeed.

Marketwired Editorial Exclusives available to NAJA members

Through our partnership with innovative newswire and communications leader Marketwired, NAJA members can benefit from free "Editorial Exclusives" through the integrated Marketwired Resonate news release platform.

Member companies can use the "Editorial Exclusives" press releases to feature product launches, editorial awards and recognitions, editorial features, and merger and acquisition news distributed to Marketwired's North American Online newsline.

 What is an Editorial Exclusive?

Any press release up to 400 words that announces a product launch, editorial award or recognition, editorial feature, or merger and acquisition news.

Who will see it?

Through the integrated Marketwired Resonate news platform, your Editorial Exclusives will be distributed to Marketwired’s North America Online. North America Online includes online media distribution to over 1,300 websites and search engines across Canada and the US as well as distribution to your choice of industry trades and Marketwired’s Twitter channel @Marketwiredfeed.

How do I release an Editorial Exclusive?

To share your Native news through the wire service at no cost, please email [email protected] to verify your NAJA membership and be placed on the distribution schedule with Marketwired. Please submit release at least 24 hours before your preferred distribution time.