Brian Bull wins national Murrow Award

By Gayle Chisholm, KLCC   KLCC has won Excellence in Writing for three scripts submitted to the annual Murrows contest organized by the Radio Television Digital News Association (RTDNA). The submission contained reports by reporter Brian Bull (Nez Perce) on the March for Our Lives event in Eugene,  the cash-to-smash business “Demolition Zone”, and  how … More Brian Bull wins national Murrow Award

2019 NAJA Facebook Journalism Project Scholarship recipients announced

The Native American Journalists Association announced five Indigenous students as winners of the 2019 NAJA Facebook Journalism Project Scholarships.   Jaida Grey Eagle, Arielle Farve, Niya Henry, Hunter Hotulke and Caitlin Hunt will be awarded $10,000 each from the partnership project aimed at supporting quality journalism that strengthens and connects communities. Facebook granted $250,000 to … More 2019 NAJA Facebook Journalism Project Scholarship recipients announced

Cosper joins NAJA staff, Compton added to NAJA board

NORMAN, Okla. – Sterling Cosper (Muscogee Creek) joined the Native American Journalists Association staff on June 13 as program manager, a new staff position where he will oversee organizational programs to include annual conference planning, awards, and the Native American Journalism Fellowship (NAJF). He resigned his seat on the NAJA board of directors on June … More Cosper joins NAJA staff, Compton added to NAJA board

New York Times seeks Indigenous opinion submissions

The New York Times Opinion desk is seeking submissions from NAJA members who might be interested in submitting op-eds. Published pieces generally run 800 words, but can be shorter or longer. It’s also possible to work on a multimedia opinion piece including photos and/or video. NAJA members are encouraged to contact the desk editor, Devi … More New York Times seeks Indigenous opinion submissions

Indian Country Today to open job bank for new hires

Indian Country Today will soon hire a number of journalists across the country. We are creating a resume’ job bank to prepare so that we will be ready to hire a number of editors and producers in Washington and Phoenix. “We are looking for journalists who have multimedia backgrounds and can produce content for our daily … More Indian Country Today to open job bank for new hires

NAJA urges journalism organizations to complete diversity survey

The Native American Journalists Association encourages print and digital news organizations to complete the 2019 ASNE Newsroom Employment Diversity Survey as a means of maintaining transparency about the industry’s progress in diversifying the nation’s newsrooms. NAJA also encourages LGBTQIA-identifying journalists to self-report their data using the anonymized survey created by ASNE. Editors and newsroom managers … More NAJA urges journalism organizations to complete diversity survey