NAJA members elect board; board selects 2021-2022 executive committee

Compton elected to second term as president; Brewer elected as vice president Members of the Native American Journalists Association voted Sept. 27-Oct. 8 in an online election. Francine Compton (Sandy Bay Ojibway First Nation), Savannah Maher (Mashpee Wampanoag), and Angel Ellis (Muscogee Nation) were elected to the NAJA Board of Directors.  Election results were reported … More NAJA members elect board; board selects 2021-2022 executive committee

NAJA National Native Media Conference set for Aug. 25-27, 2022

Native American Journalists Association’s annual conference to be hosted at the Hyatt Regency Phoenix and Arizona State University in 2022 PHOENIX — The Native American Journalists Association will host the National Native Media Conference Aug. 25-27, 2022 at the Hyatt Regency Phoenix. Special events and programs will also be hosted at the Walter Cronkite School … More NAJA National Native Media Conference set for Aug. 25-27, 2022

NAJA elections set for Sept. 27-Oct.8

Members to vote on board candidates and revised membership policy; candidate forum recording available The Native American Journalists Association (NAJA) will hold an online election Sept. 27-Oct. 8 to determine incoming board members and consider the adoption of an updated membership policy. There are three board vacancies for 3-year terms, which will begin mid-October 2021.  … More NAJA elections set for Sept. 27-Oct.8

NAJA-NPR NextGenRadio: Indigenous Nov. 1-6; Deadline to apply extended to Oct. 15

Second Indigenous-centered workshop for early-career professionals will be virtual and co-hosted with NPR station KOSU in Oklahoma City The Native American Journalists Association and NPR’s Next Generation Radio Project will host the second NextGenRadio: Indigenous, a 5-day digital-first workshop centering Indigenous stories and storytellers Nov. 1-6. The application deadline has been extended to midnight CDT … More NAJA-NPR NextGenRadio: Indigenous Nov. 1-6; Deadline to apply extended to Oct. 15

NAJA seeks input on proposed membership policy

The 30-day comment period runs through Sept. 17, 2021 The Native American Journalists Association is requesting that members provide input on critical membership policy language.  The membership policy is available for a 30-day comment period to review, and for NAJA membership to provide comments, edits and/or suggestions. The 30-day comment period ends Sept. 17, 2021. … More NAJA seeks input on proposed membership policy

NAJA hosts “Leading the Way: Indian Country and COVID-19 Vaccinations” virtual roundtable Sept. 9

Webinar will be the first in a three-part series focused on covering health equity in Indian Country, supported by the Commonwealth Fund.  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 best … More NAJA hosts “Leading the Way: Indian Country and COVID-19 Vaccinations” virtual roundtable Sept. 9