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 extends 2021 National Native Media Award entry deadline to May 28

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 extends 2021 National Native Media Award entry deadline to May 28

The Fund for Investigative Journalism, NAJA co-host online forum “Localizing the ‘Land Grab Universities’ Story” Feb. 4

The Fund for Investigative Journalism and The Native American Journalists Association will co-host an online forum, “Localizing the ‘Land Grab Universities’ Story” on Thursday, Feb. 4 at 11:30 a.m. Eastern. The forum will provide insights and resources stemming from the groundbreaking investigative report on land taken from Native Americans and given to colleges and universities. That reporting produced a database of nearly 11 million … More The Fund for Investigative Journalism, NAJA co-host online forum “Localizing the ‘Land Grab Universities’ Story” Feb. 4

NAJA responds to Lawrence membership inquiry

NORMAN, Oklahoma — The Native American Journalists Association (NAJA) is a member-based organization that advocates for Indigenous journalists and accurate, ethical coverage of Indigenous communities. NAJA’s membership is not restricted to Indigenous people and the organization has a designated membership category for non-Indigenous professionals who support the mission and programs.  Claudia Lawrence, a Seattle-area freelance … More NAJA responds to Lawrence membership inquiry

Haskell President rescinds directive that violated student press freedom

The leadership of Haskell Indian Nations University has rescinded an October order barring The Indian Leader editor Jared Nally from engaging in basic news gathering practices. NORMAN, Oklahoma — On Oct. 26, 2020, The Native American Journalists Association (NAJA) joined the Foundation for Individual Rights in Education (FIRE) and the Student Press Law Center (SPLC) … More Haskell President rescinds directive that violated student press freedom

NBCUniversal News Group launches NBCU Academy

Opportunity offers on-campus training and education to universities and community colleges across the country Multi-Year Partnership with Historically Black Colleges and Universities, Hispanic-Serving Institutions and Colleges with Significant Black, Indigenous and People of Color Populations Signals Comcast and NBCU News Group’s Commitment to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion. Initiative Includes Scholarships, Journalism Program Funding and Access to … More NBCUniversal News Group launches NBCU Academy