NAJA News

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.

NAJA elects new board officers, members at 2016 Excellence In Journalism conference

NAJA elects new board officers, members at 2016 Excellence In Journalism conference
Board elects Bryan Pollard as president; Tristan Ahtone as vice president

NAJA to elect four board members during 2016 Excellence in Journalism conference Sept. 20

NAJA members will elect board members through a balloted vote, in conjunction with EIJ16 in New Orleans Tuesday, Sept. 20, from 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.

NAJA announces 2016 National Native Media Award winners

NAJA announces 2016 National Native Media Award winners
The Native American Journalists Association will recognize more than 200 members with awards for excellence in covering Indian Country during EIJ16 in New Orleans

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.