NAJA National Native Media Conference set for Aug. 25-27, 2022

Native American Journalists Association’s annual conference to be hosted at the Hyatt Regency Phoenix and Arizona State University in 2022

PHOENIX — The Native American Journalists Association will host the National Native Media Conference Aug. 25-27, 2022 at the Hyatt Regency Phoenix. Special events and programs will also be hosted at the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication at Arizona State University.

Conference Program Proposals
The call for National Native Media Conference proposals is open through Feb. 1, 2022 and the form is below.

NAJA will facilitate conference program sessions about best practices in Indigenous media, training and workshops to support and enhance the knowledge and skills of journalists covering Indian Country. The conference program will feature Indigenous media professional development and address evolving COVID-19 coverage and best practices through training and workshops to support journalists covering Indigenous communities.  

NAJA seeks program proposals that are informative, educational and training-based. The primary focus of the 2022 National Native Media Conference is to be an educational, skills-building, career-oriented conference. Conference planners seek sessions led by Indigenous journalists teaching in-depth skills and sharing new insights on media in Indian Country. Proposals that explore data of Native American populations are also encouraged.

Contact NAJA to discuss opportunities for branding, sponsored content, a presence in the 2022 National Native Media Expo and more. An updated 2022 sponsorship guide will be available soon. Questions may be directed to:

Please submit any 2021 National Native Media Awards corrections via email with the winner’s division, category, outlet, name and corrected information no later than Friday, Oct. 8 to:

Award plaques will be shipped directly to all winners at no cost. Winners may submit their shipping information using the Direct Shipping Request Form. The deadline to submit shipping information is Oct. 30, 2021. Additional copies of awards may be purchased at cost.

Lodging at the Hyatt Regency Phoenix
Conference attendees may reserve rooms on the NAJA hotel room block at the Hyatt Regency Phoenix at the discounted room rates starting at $129 per night:

Attendees may call 877-803-7534 to reserve hotel rooms over the phone and mention the group code: G-HBKX to access the discounted rate.

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