NPR NextGenRadio: Indigenous

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The Native American Journalists Association and NPR’s Next Generation Radio Project have set the third NextGenRadio: Indigenous, a five-day digital-first workshop centering Indigenous stories and storytellers for April 10-15. The project will be hosted by the Newhouse School of Communications at Syracuse University.

NAJA and NPR’s Next Generation Radio Project is open to early-career professionals in tribal and mainstream newsrooms, and is designed to enhance coverage of Indigenous affairs with Indigenous voices. It is open to Indigenous journalists with less than five years professional experience working in media, journalism, written and audio storytelling in addition to graphic design, illustration or data.

Selected project participants will find and produce their own multimedia story, and will be paired 1:1 with an experienced coach and mentor throughout the workshop. Fellows will produce a 3:30- to 4-minute, non-narrated audio story, write a 500-600 word story about their subject and create other digital assets. The program is no cost to participants and past radio experience is preferred but not required.

Selected participants will receive a $500 stipend for their time and work. 

NPR’s Next Generation Radio program is directed by its founder, Doug Mitchell.

For questions or more information, email: sroetman@naja.com.