NAJA board of directors election ballot opens, candidates present platforms

The Native American Journalists Association will hold an online election to fill three open board seats with 3-year terms. Electronic ballots were sent to all voting members on Aug. 26, and the opportunity to cast a ballot will remain open until 5 pm CT on Sept. 10. A virtual candidates forum was held on Aug. … More NAJA board of directors election ballot opens, candidates present platforms

National Freedom of Information Coalition virtual FOI Summit set Sept. 24 – Oct. 1

The National Freedom of Information Coalition virtual FOI Summit is seven sessions over seven days (Sept. 24 – Oct. 1) and a hands-on training seminar. Hear from open government and public information experts about the latest developments impacting state and local government transparency. Topics include police reforms, virtual public meetings, COVID-19 health data, accessing public records, … More National Freedom of Information Coalition virtual FOI Summit set Sept. 24 – Oct. 1

NAJA announces 2020 class of Native American Journalism Fellows

The Native American Journalists Association selects three fellows for an innovative virtual curriculum NORMAN, Okla. – The Native American Journalists Association (NAJA) has selected three fellows to participate in the Native American Journalism Fellowship (NAJF) class of 2020.  With the cancellation of NAJA’s national convention due to COVID-19, the 2020 class of fellows will participate … More NAJA announces 2020 class of Native American Journalism Fellows

NAJA to host board candidates forum, online vote to elect 2020 candidates

The Native American Journalists Association (NAJA) will hold an online election Aug. 26 through Sept. 10 to determine incoming board members. There are three vacancies for 3-year terms, and candidates will be available to answer questions from the membership during a virtual candidates forum at 6 pm CT on Aug. 25. The NAJA board of … More NAJA to host board candidates forum, online vote to elect 2020 candidates

NAJA to host McGirt decision virtual roundtable Aug. 28

The roundtable series will feature discussions with Indigenous journalists covering Indian Country.  The Native American Journalists Association recognizes that media professionals, including members working across Indian Country, are confronted with unique challenges when covering issues affecting Indigenous people and communities. The virtual roundtable series aims to share the pitfalls and best practices for reporting these … More NAJA to host McGirt decision virtual roundtable Aug. 28

NAJA selects APTN Investigates for Richard LaCourse Award for Investigative Journalism

The Aboriginal Peoples Television Network investigative team will receive the award for reporting that triggered a state investigation into police practices The Native American Journalists Association named APTN Investigates as the 2020 Richard LaCourse Award for Investigative Journalism recipient as part of the 2020 National Native Media Awards. The APTN Investigates team – Holly Moore, … More NAJA selects APTN Investigates for Richard LaCourse Award for Investigative Journalism