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

NAJA hosts Into the Broken Trust Investigation roundtable Sept. 17

This episode of the NAJA Roundtable series will feature the APTN Investigates team and their coverage of the systemic abuse of Indigenous women  The Native American Journalists Association recognizes that media professionals are confronted with unique challenges when covering issues affecting Indigenous people and communities. The NAJA Roundtable series aims to examine the challenges and … More NAJA hosts Into the Broken Trust Investigation roundtable Sept. 17

NAJA board of directors election ballot opens, candidates present platforms

The Native American Journalists Association will hold an online election to fill three open board seats with 3-year terms. Electronic ballots were sent to all voting members on Aug. 26, and the opportunity to cast a ballot will remain open until 5 pm CT on Sept. 10. A virtual candidates forum was held on Aug. … More NAJA board of directors election ballot opens, candidates present platforms

NAJA to host board candidates forum, online vote to elect 2020 candidates

The Native American Journalists Association (NAJA) will hold an online election Aug. 26 through Sept. 10 to determine incoming board members. There are three vacancies for 3-year terms, and candidates will be available to answer questions from the membership during a virtual candidates forum at 6 pm CT on Aug. 25. The NAJA board of … More NAJA to host board candidates forum, online vote to elect 2020 candidates

NAJA selects APTN Investigates for Richard LaCourse Award for Investigative Journalism

The Aboriginal Peoples Television Network investigative team will receive the award for reporting that triggered a state investigation into police practices The Native American Journalists Association named APTN Investigates as the 2020 Richard LaCourse Award for Investigative Journalism recipient as part of the 2020 National Native Media Awards. The APTN Investigates team – Holly Moore, … More NAJA selects APTN Investigates for Richard LaCourse Award for Investigative Journalism

Edmo selected for 2020 NAJA-Medill Milestone Achievement Award

The Native American Journalists Association has selected Lori Edmo (Shoshone-Bannock), editor of the Sho-Ban News, as the 2020 NAJA-Medill Milestone Achievement Award recipient. The award honors an individual who has made a lasting impact on media to the benefit of Indigenous communities and is given jointly by the Native American Journalists Association and the Medill … More Edmo selected for 2020 NAJA-Medill Milestone Achievement Award