EJN offers Indigenous journalists reporting grants for climate justice, biodiversity, sustainable ecosystems stories & more

Globally, Indigenous peoples make up less than five percent of the total human population – about 370 million people – yet they manage or call home to more than a quarter of the world’s land area. Those regions also support 80 percent of the planet’s global biodiversity.  But their perspectives are often missing from global conversations about biodiversity, climate change and other critical … More EJN offers Indigenous journalists reporting grants for climate justice, biodiversity, sustainable ecosystems stories & more

2021 NAJA-NextGenRadio: Indigenous cohort announced

NPR’s Next Generation Radio Project partners with the Native American Journalists Association, Native Public Media, and Southern California Public Radio to host Indigenous-centered digital workshop NORMAN, Oklahoma – The Next Generation Radio Project, in partnership with the Native American Journalists Association, Native Public Media, and Southern California Public Radio announced the 2021 cohort for the … More 2021 NAJA-NextGenRadio: Indigenous cohort announced

NAJA Member Survey open through April 1

Members of the Native American Journalists Association will consider name change and international expansion in 2021 survey For nearly 40 years, Indigenous journalists living in the United States and Canada have worked to support, and sustain, the Native American Journalists Association. Originally formed as the Native American Press Association in 1983, the organization has grown … More NAJA Member Survey open through April 1

NAJA joins AAJA in condemning anti-Asian racism

AAJA challenges newsrooms to prioritize coverage of anti-Asian violence The Native American Journalists Association joins the Asian American Journalists Association (AAJA) in condemning the latest incidents of anti-Asian violence across the country and in its call for newsrooms to accurately cover such events.  These attacks are a part of a disturbing trend of harassment and violence … More NAJA joins AAJA in condemning anti-Asian racism

Applications for Indigenous-centered digital workshop NAJA-NextGen Radio Project accepted through Feb. 20

For the first time, The Next Generation Radio Project, in partnership with the Native American Journalists Association, Native Public Media, and Southern California Public Radio, will lead NextGenRadio: Indigenous, a 5-day digital-first workshop centering Indigenous stories and storytellers.  The project, scheduled for March 14-19, is all-remote due to the pandemic, and selected participants will report … More Applications for Indigenous-centered digital workshop NAJA-NextGen Radio Project accepted through Feb. 20

NAJA calls for 2021 National Native Media Award entries through April 30

NORMAN, Oklahoma — The Native American Journalists Association will recognize outstanding coverage of Indian Country during the 2021 NAJA National Native Media Awards. The annual competition recognizes excellence in reporting by Indigenous and non-Indigenous journalists across the U.S., and Canada.   This year, entries to the 2021 National Native Media Awards will be submitted using the … More NAJA calls for 2021 National Native Media Award entries through April 30