The Native American Journalists Association (NAJA) is committed to increasing the representation of Indigenous journalists in mainstream media. One of the ways NAJA supports and empowers members is through the annual Native American Journalism Fellowship (NAJF), which is open to current American Indian, Alaskan Native, Native Hawaiian and First Nations college students, undergraduate and graduate, … More 2019 Native American Journalism Fellowship applications now open
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
LOS ANGELES- NAJF Reporter Tyler Jones is the host of the weekly podcast, “The Dr. Report with Tyler Jones.” During the 2017 Excellence in Journalism conference, Jones caught up with NFL Network’s Steve Wyche at the network’s headquarters in Culver City, CA. Wyche gave his thoughts on the start of the new NFL season. In … More NFL Network’s Steve Wyche & Native News Today’s Jason Salsman featured on podcast with NAJF Reporter Tyler Jones
NAJA Fellow Kaitlin Boysel shows off the goodies from her KABC 7 tour. Tours of FNX, NFL Network and KABC7 weren’t just about getting a feel for the studio–they also landed our fellows some sweet swag.
Shea Smith said she has gained so much inspiration and motivation as a NAJA fellow at the Excellence in Journalism 2017 conference. She is now even more driven to cover Native American issues across the United States, and hopes to bring issues to light that she said are stuck in darkness.
by AJ Earl Tim Giago’s plan for a meeting of Indigenous journalists seemed to hang in the balance. Waiting nervously, Giago sat on the patio of a building at Penn State, looking for any sign of attendees. “All of the sudden, here come cars,” said Giago (Oglala Lakota). “We called them rez cars, some of … More How a rez car caravan brought life to NAJA