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

NAJA RED Press Initiative aims to measure health of free press in Indian Country

The Native American Journalists Association is surveying membership and media outlets on freedom of the press through Aug. 17 NORMAN, Oklahoma — The Native American Journalists Association (NAJA) is surveying media outlets and reporters from Native American communities, in accordance with the organization’s 2018-2020 strategic plan. With general operating support from the Ford Foundation, NAJA … More NAJA RED Press Initiative aims to measure health of free press in Indian Country

Report: US News Media Part of the Problem in Misunderstanding Native Americans

Kansas’ KLWN radio journalist Tyler Jones (Choctaw) broadcasting from Miami, FL, during 2018 Native American Journalists Association (NAJA) conference, July 21, 2018. Photo by: Frank Robertson Cecily Hilleary / VOA News WASHINGTON —  A recent report confirms what Native Americans have always known: Most Americans know little, if anything, about American Indians, and what they do … More Report: US News Media Part of the Problem in Misunderstanding Native Americans