NAJA News

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.

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