NAJA condemns repeal of Muscogee (Creek) free press act

The Native American Journalists Association condemns the Muscogee (Creek) Nation’s repeal of the free press law and asks Muscogee (Creek) citizens to support an independent press free of government influence and censorship. On Thursday evening, the Muscogee (Creek) Nation National Council voted 7-6 to repeal the tribe’s Free Press Act and move its award-winning independent … More NAJA condemns repeal of Muscogee (Creek) free press act

2019 Native Broadcast Summit calls for proposals through Jan. 7, 2019

The 2019 Native Broadcast Summit will be held at the Wild Horse Pass Hotel and Casino in Chandler, AZ on April 24-25. The theme of the 2019 Summit is Native Voices · Native Media · Native Truths. The annual summit supports capacity building and professional development opportunities specifically for broadcasters and media makers serving Indian … More 2019 Native Broadcast Summit calls for proposals through Jan. 7, 2019

FIRE conducting a needs assessment for diverse journalists

Freelance Investigative Reporters and Editors (FIRE) conducting a needs assessment for journalists of color Attention, journalists of color who have freelanced or may intend to do so: Please fill out a brief FIRE survey about your challenges and needs, especially in relation to investigative reporting. Take the opportunity to weigh in about where resources should … More FIRE conducting a needs assessment for diverse journalists

NAJA Board unanimously elects Tristan Ahtone president; Bryan Pollard joins staff as director of programs and strategic partnerships

Sterling Cosper of Mvskoke Media appointed to fill the open board position NORMAN, Oklahoma — Bryan Pollard (Cherokee) resigned his seat on the Native American Journalists Association Board of Directors on Aug. 29, after being elected to a third term as president in July 2018.  Pollard will join NAJA in the new full-time staff position … More NAJA Board unanimously elects Tristan Ahtone president; Bryan Pollard joins staff as director of programs and strategic partnerships

2018 NAJA Conference Feedback Survey open through 8/31

Did you attend the 2018 National Native Media Conference? Take the NAJA Conference Feedback Survey and be entered in a drawing to win a $50 Amazon gift card. The survey takes 5 minutes to complete and is open through Aug. 31 at: https://ohio.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_23uLE3v6kbDEeb3. Thank you for helping us create the best possible experience for our members, … More 2018 NAJA Conference Feedback Survey open through 8/31

Indian Country Today introduces fellowships for tribal media

Indian Country Today has a new fellowship for journalists to join the staff from 1-3 months. ICT is looking for editors, reporters and producers who now work for tribal media (radio stations, video stations or programs, newspapers, or magazines). Fellows will work for ICT for a few weeks and stories will be posted by ICT … More Indian Country Today introduces fellowships for tribal media