NAJA releases Tribal Nations Media Guide for reporting on Indigenous communities

In coordination with Indigenous Peoples Day 2020, the Native American Journalists Association published the Tribal Nations Media Guide, a reporting tool for covering Native American communities. As part of its mission, NAJA recognizes Indigenous people as distinct and grounded in tradition and culture. In this spirit, NAJA encourages both mainstream and tribal media to attain … More NAJA releases Tribal Nations Media Guide for reporting on Indigenous communities

Wall Street Journal opens applications for summer 2021 internships

The Wall Street Journal is now accepting applications for reporting, graphics and podcast interns in the U.S. and reporting interns in London for the summer of 2021. There is one scholarship-funded reporting internship spot. Preference for the scholarship internship will be given to University of Oregon students, though it is open to those from any state school in the U.S. To apply to any … More Wall Street Journal opens applications for summer 2021 internships

NAJA announces 2020 National Native Media Award winners

The Native American Journalists Association will recognize outstanding Indigenous journalism during virtual ceremony Oct. 15 NORMAN, Okla. — The Native American Journalists Association will present more than 250 awards recognizing the best coverage of Indian Country during the 2020 National Native Media Awards virtual ceremony set for 3 p.m. CST on Thursday, Oct. 15 via … More NAJA announces 2020 National Native Media Award winners

Election SOS taking applications for new fellowship program through Sept. 29

Election SOS, an initiative by Hearken and the American Press Institute, in collaboration with Trusting News and the Democracy Fund is rolling out a new fellowship program to help support local newsrooms around the country in their coverage of the 2020 general election.  Election SOS Fellowship Program is looking for students and recent grads who … More Election SOS taking applications for new fellowship program through Sept. 29

Gumshoe Group offers assistance with FOIA filings

The Gumshoe Group connects freelance investigative reporters with pro-bono attorneys in the pursuit of government records. Lawyers and others in the Gumshoe network can assist not only with possible litigation, but also with helping investigative journalists re-work public records requests for greater impact. Here’s how it works: If you’re a freelance investigative reporter looking for help with … More Gumshoe Group offers assistance with FOIA filings

NAJA members elect board members; board selects executive committee

Francine Compton was elected to first term as president; Lenzy Krehbiel-Burton elected as vice-president for second term.  Members of the Native American Journalists Association elected Graham Lee Brewer (Cherokee Nation), Jourdan Bennett-Begaye (Diné), and Pauly Denetclaw (Diné) to the NAJA Board of Directors.  The election was held exclusively online, and voting members were able to … More NAJA members elect board members; board selects executive committee