Native American Media Alliance announces COVID-19 relief fund in partnership with Netflix

The Native Americans in Entertainment COVID-19 Relief Fund will grant eligible Native American writers, directors, actors and all above the line and below the line workers in the entertainment industry who have experienced loss of employment due to the current COVID-19 pandemic. Grants of $2,000 will be awarded on a first-come-first-served basis until the program … More Native American Media Alliance announces COVID-19 relief fund in partnership with Netflix

Columbia Journalism School accepting applications for Sulzberger Executive Leadership Program

The Sulzberger Executive Leadership Program at Columbia Journalism School trains leaders of the world’s most respected news organizations to lead innovation and solve strategic business challenges in a time of rapid transformation, uncertainty, and opportunity. Fellows use the 21-week program to launch, accelerate, and implement a real-world project that is critical to the mission of their organizations and integrated … More Columbia Journalism School accepting applications for Sulzberger Executive Leadership Program

NIWRC offers NAJA members special subscription rate for The Restoration of Native Sovereignty and Safety for Native Women magazine

The National Indigenous Women’s Resource Center is offering a special annual subscription rate at 33% off to NAJA members for ‘The Restoration of Native Sovereignty and Safety for Native Women’ magazine through Jan. 9, 2021. The magazine is a publication dedicated to informing tribal leadership and communities of emerging issues impacting the safety of American … More NIWRC offers NAJA members special subscription rate for The Restoration of Native Sovereignty and Safety for Native Women magazine

NAJA among JSK, Big Local News Data Reporting Grant awardees

The John S. Knight Journalism Fellowships at Stanford University and Big Local News, a project of the Stanford Journalism and Democracy Initiative, awarded today $191,500 in funding to 11 projects worldwide that will report data-driven stories related to the COVID-19 pandemic.  These JSK-Big Local News Data Reporting Grants are being funded with support from the … More NAJA among JSK, Big Local News Data Reporting Grant awardees

Nielsen releases ‘Being Seen on Screen’ diverse representation report

View the full report here. View the Inclusion On TV interactive tool here. The U.S. is increasingly diverse, but is television programming keeping pace with the changing demographics of America? As part of Nielsen’s commitment to social justice, they are releasing their first ever report on the state of representation and inclusion on TV. The … More Nielsen releases ‘Being Seen on Screen’ diverse representation report

NAJA hosts “Covering domestic violence crisis within a crisis” virtual roundtable Dec. 10

This episode of the NAJA Roundtable series will feature experts and reporters who will share best practices when covering the crisis of domestic violence happening amid the pandemic in Indian Country.  The Native American Journalists Association recognizes that media professionals are confronted with unique challenges when covering issues affecting Indigenous people and communities. The NAJA … More NAJA hosts “Covering domestic violence crisis within a crisis” virtual roundtable Dec. 10