NAJA recognizes World Press Freedom Day

In honor of World Press Freedom Day, the Native American Journalists Association recognizes the common struggle for press freedom around the world and within Indigenous communities. NAJA is committed to strengthening and expanding the rights to free speech and a free press for all Indigenous people. We created the Red Press Initiative to better understand … More NAJA recognizes World Press Freedom Day

Renewing Democracy grants open for democracy reporting

The Solutions Journalism Network Renewing Democracy grants fund high quality, high impact solutions reporting with relevance in the run-up to the 2020 elections. Renewing Democracy projects can examine: Civic agency and mobilization — Bottom-up community efforts to change the status quo or overcome social, political or economic conflicts. How the machinery of democracy works — Community initiatives to address … More Renewing Democracy grants open for democracy reporting

Warriors for Peace forming social media team

The Leonard Peltier 2019 National Art Tour and Campaign is seeking applicants for its social media team. Team members will co-direct Summer 2019 national information campaign for release of renowned American Indian leader. Remote “Warriors for Peace” will join Leonard Peltier and his international support group to generate public awareness and announcements promoting his Summer … More Warriors for Peace forming social media team

IJNR seeks applicants for Bristol Bay Institute

Bristol Bay, Alaska, is home to the most productive and valuable salmon fishery in the United States. Producing half of the world’s sockeye, providing 14,000 jobs, and contributing $1.5 billion annually in economic output, it’s a system that illustrates the possibility of sustainable and stable resource extraction. Remote and almost wholly undeveloped, the area supports … More IJNR seeks applicants for Bristol Bay Institute

LeValdo selected to represent NAJA on new Indian Country Today board

Norman, Okla. – Rhonda LeValdo (Acoma), a faculty member at Haskell Indian Nations University in Media Communications, was recently selected by the Native American Journalists Association to serve on the newly formed board of directors for Indian Country Today, LLC. LeValdo is a former president of NAJA and is an accomplished journalist and filmmaker. She … More LeValdo selected to represent NAJA on new Indian Country Today board

Firelight Media seeks documentary submissions

The Firelight Media Documentary Lab is an 18-month fellowship program that supports filmmakers from racially and ethnically underrepresented communities working on their first or second feature length documentary film. The Lab provides filmmakers with customized mentorship from prominent leaders in the documentary world, funding, professional development workshops and networking opportunities. OVERVIEW We are looking for … More Firelight Media seeks documentary submissions

InsideClimate News seeking high school applicants

The Institute for Environmental Journalism is seeking high school applicants for summer programs. The Pulitzer Prize-winning news organization InsideClimate News is running two summer journalism programs that introduce newbies to the process of environmental journalism and give more experienced reporters a unique approach to covering climate change.    Spend two weeks in NYC or Bar Harbor, Maine, where … More InsideClimate News seeking high school applicants