NAJA announces 2021 National Native Media Award winners

Outstanding Indigenous journalism to be recognized during virtual ceremony Oct. 28 Award plaques will be shipped directly to all winners at no cost. Winners may submit their shipping information using the form here. The deadline to submit shipping information is Oct. 30, 2021. Additional copies of awards may be purchased at cost.  NORMAN, Okla. — … More NAJA announces 2021 National Native Media Award winners

NAJA provides ‘Check Your Bias’ training for OMC partners

The Native American Journalists Association (NAJA) presented a virtual roundtable training June 30 for Oklahoma Media Center (OMC) partners called “Check Your Bias: Filtering Cultural Preconceptions when Covering Indigenous Communities.” NAJA Membership Manager Sterling Cosper, a Muscogee (Creek) citizen, served as moderator, joining panelists Allison Herrera, KOSU’s Indigenous affairs reporter of Xolon Salinan tribal heritage, … More NAJA provides ‘Check Your Bias’ training for OMC partners

NAJA releases 2021 Media Spotlight Report

The New York Times wins NAJA Bingo on more than half of articles analyzed  In the Native American Journalists Association’s 2021 Media Spotlight Report, more than half of the New York Times’ Indigenous affairs coverage used stereotypes found on the NAJA Bingo Card. An Ohio University research team, led by Sarah Liese, under the direction … More NAJA releases 2021 Media Spotlight Report

NAJA will host 2021 Elections online Sept. 27-Oct. 8

NAJA calls for 2021 Board Candidacy Declarations through Aug. 20; virtual candidate “meet and greet” set for Sept. 24 The Native American Journalists Association (NAJA) is calling for candidate nominations and declarations to serve on the NAJA Board of Directors. There are three vacancies for 3-year terms, which will begin mid October, 2021. NAJA will … More NAJA will host 2021 Elections online Sept. 27-Oct. 8

NAJA announces 2021 Facebook Journalism Project Scholarship recipients

NAJA awards $50,000 in total scholarships to five Indigenous journalism students OKLAHOMA CITY — The Native American Journalists Association partnered with the Facebook Journalism Project to establish the NAJA Facebook Journalism Project Scholarship in 2018 to support quality journalism that strengthens and connects communities. For the 2021-2022 school year, NAJA will award five scholarships of … More NAJA announces 2021 Facebook Journalism Project Scholarship recipients

NAJA announces 2021 Native American Journalism Fellows

The Native American Journalists Association selects six fellows for virtual curriculum NORMAN, Okla. – The Native American Journalists Association has selected six students, including three returning fellows, for the Native American Journalism Fellowship (NAJF) class of 2021.  With the cancellation of NAJA’s national convention due to COVID-19, the 2021 class will participate in a virtual … More NAJA announces 2021 Native American Journalism Fellows