NAJA hosts “Leading the Way: Indian Country and COVID-19 Vaccinations” virtual roundtable Sept. 9

Webinar will be the first in a three-part series focused on covering health equity in Indian Country, supported by the Commonwealth Fund.  The Native American Journalists Association recognizes that media professionals are confronted with unique challenges when covering issues affecting Indigenous people and communities. The NAJA Roundtable series aims to examine the challenges and best … More NAJA hosts “Leading the Way: Indian Country and COVID-19 Vaccinations” virtual roundtable Sept. 9

NAJA selects Pember as one of three recipients for 2021 Richard LaCourse Award for Investigative Journalism

Mary Annette Pember to be recognized during 2021 National Native Media Awards virtual ceremony Oct. 28 OKLAHOMA CITY, Oklahoma — The Native American Journalists Association (NAJA) named Mary Annette Pember (Red Cliff Ojibwe), National Correspondent for Indian Country Today, as one of three recipients for the 2021 Richard LaCourse Award for Investigative Journalism, which recognizes … More NAJA selects Pember as one of three recipients for 2021 Richard LaCourse Award for Investigative Journalism

Sounds of Sovereignty: The Past and Future of Indigenous Audio Media set April 14-15

Designed in partnership with Haskell Indian Nations University, the Hall Center for the Humanities, and the University of Kansas’s departments of Indigenous Studies, History, and Journalism, this conference will focus on how audio media, from radio to online audio clips to podcasts, have historically been and continue to be a tool for political activists, journalists, … More Sounds of Sovereignty: The Past and Future of Indigenous Audio Media set April 14-15

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 to host Covering COVID-19 in Indian Country virtual roundtable July 23

The virtual roundtable series will feature discussions with Indigenous journalists covering the coronavirus pandemic in Indian Country. The first discussion will focus on coverage of the Navajo Nation. NAJA is now accepting pitches for the series. The Native American Journalists Association recognizes that media professionals, including members working across Indian Country, are working through challenges … More NAJA to host Covering COVID-19 in Indian Country virtual roundtable July 23

Ojibwe journalist Mark Anthony Rolo passes at age 58

Indian Country Today Mark Anthony Rolo ‘was first and foremost a journalist with a strong sense of social justice and a pen that could be withering at times.’ Mark Anthony Rolo, award-winning journalist and educator, died May 30 at Saint Clare Hospice House in Baraboo, Wisconsin, after a long illness. He was 58. A graduate … More Ojibwe journalist Mark Anthony Rolo passes at age 58