NAJA News

NAJA calls for board of directors candidacy declarations through Aug. 30

NAJA calls for board of directors candidacy declarations through Aug. 30
The Native American Journalist Association is now accepting candidate nominations and declarations for four seats on the NAJA Board of Directors.

NAJA releases media guide to covering ICWA

NAJA releases media guide to covering ICWA
In an effort to improve coverage of child welfare in Indian Country, the Native American Journalists Association creates guide to ethical reporting on Indian Child Welfare Act

NAJA extends deadline for National Native Media Awards through June 27

NAJA extends deadline for National Native Media Awards through June 27
Native American Journalists Association extends deadline for annual media awards competition; Members and non-members can submit work through June 27

2016 NAJA National Native Media Awards call for entries open through June 10

2016 NAJA National Native Media Awards call for entries open through June 10
The Native American Journalists Association is calling for entries to the annual media awards contest through June 10

NAJA and UNITY respond to recent Washington NFL team name poll

NAJA and UNITY respond to recent Washington NFL team name poll
Native American Journalists Association and UNITY: Journalists for Diversity question methodology, accuracy and ethical considerations of recent Washington Post survey

Call for NAJA EIJ News Interns - deadline extended to May 20

Call for NAJA EIJ News Interns - deadline extended to May 20
The Society of Professional Journalists and the Native American Journalism Association are seeking 14 interns for EIJ News. Deadline to apply is May 20.

NAJA calls for ethical, informed ICWA reporting

NAJA calls for ethical, informed ICWA reporting
The Native American Journalists Association addresses deficient coverage of the child-welfare case involving Choctaw family; Will create a guide for reporters covering the Indian Child Welfare Act

UNITY announces Regional Media Summit in Phoenix

UNITY announces Regional Media Summit in Phoenix
UNITY Regional Media Summit is set for April 28-29 in Phoenix, Arizona.

Happy New Year from the Native American Journalists Association

Happy New Year from the Native American Journalists Association
Support Native American journalism with your end-of-year donation

MCN adopts free press legislation for Mvskoke Media

MCN adopts free press legislation for Mvskoke Media
Muscogee (Creek) Nation introduces protections for tribal media

SPJ, RTDNA and NAJA call for proposals for Excellence in Journalism 2016 conference in New Orleans Sept. 18-20

SPJ, RTDNA and NAJA call for proposals for Excellence in Journalism 2016 conference in New Orleans Sept. 18-20
Radio Television Digital News Association, Native American Journalists Association and Society of Professional Journalists now accepting program proposals for Excellence in Journalism 2016 through Jan. 27, 2016

NAJA to partner with SPJ, RTDNA for Excellence in Journalism Conference in 2016

NAJA to partner with SPJ, RTDNA for Excellence in Journalism Conference in 2016
The Native American Journalists Association will join the Society of Professional Journalists (SPJ) and the Radio Television Digital News Association (RTDNA) at the annual Excellence in Journalism Conference in New Orleans, Sept. 18-20, 2016.

NAJA announces 2015-2016 scholarship recipients

NAJA announces 2015-2016 scholarship recipients
Three Native American journalism students receive $1,000 scholarships

NAJA elects three new board members during 2015 National Native Media Conference

NAJA elects three new board members during 2015 National Native Media Conference
Begay announced as president; Pollard as vice president

NAJA issues statement on court’s decision to uphold cancellation of Washington NFL trademark registration

NAJA issues statement on court’s decision to uphold cancellation of Washington NFL trademark registration
Blackhorse to deliver keynote address at NAJA’s National Native Media Conference in Crystal City July 11

NAJA to elect three to board of directors July 11 during 2015 National Native Media Conference

NAJA to elect three to board of directors July 11 during 2015 National Native Media Conference
A candidate forum is set for Friday, July 10at the Hyatt Regency Crystal City.

In Remembrance of NAJA Founding Member Bonnie Clincher Red Elk

In Remembrance of NAJA Founding Member Bonnie Clincher Red Elk
We express our condolences to the family, friends and colleagues of the Fort Peck Journal editor.

Charlie LeDuff joins 2015 National Native Media Conference lineup, delivering featured remarks on opening evening

Charlie LeDuff joins 2015 National Native Media Conference lineup, delivering featured remarks on opening evening
NAJA will feature Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Charlie LeDuff and Presidential Medal of Freedom recipient Suzan Shown Harjo as opening evening speakers during 2015 National Native Media Conference

Denny McAuliffe selected as 2015 NAJA-Medill Milestone Achievement Award recipient

Denny McAuliffe selected as 2015 NAJA-Medill Milestone Achievement Award recipient
Native American Journalists Association will recognize The Washington Post editor for his contribution to Native journalism at the 2015 National Native Media Conference July 11 in Washington, D.C.

Amanda Blackhorse to give keynote address during 2015 National Native Media Conference in Washington, D.C.

Amanda Blackhorse to give keynote address during 2015 National Native Media Conference in Washington, D.C.
Native American Journalists Association and Native Public Media will co-host the 31st annual conference in Washington, D.C., July 9-12

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