NAJA announces 2021 Native American Journalism Fellows

The Native American Journalists Association selects six fellows for virtual curriculum NORMAN, Okla. – The Native American Journalists Association has selected six students, including three returning fellows, for the Native American Journalism Fellowship (NAJF) class of 2021.  With the cancellation of NAJA’s national convention due to COVID-19, the 2021 class will participate in a virtual … More NAJA announces 2021 Native American Journalism Fellows

NAJA to announce 2021 Facebook Journalism Project Scholarship recipients July 16

NAJA to award $50,000 in total scholarships to five Indigenous journalism students OKLAHOMA CITY — The Native American Journalists Association partnered with the Facebook Journalism Project to establish the NAJA Facebook Journalism Project Scholarship in 2018 to support quality journalism that strengthens and connects communities. For the 2021-2022 school year, NAJA will award five scholarships … More NAJA to announce 2021 Facebook Journalism Project Scholarship recipients July 16

NAJA reschedules 2021 National Native Media Conference

The Native American Journalists Association reschedules annual conference to Aug. 25-27, 2022, extends memberships and program deadlines through next year PHOENIX — In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Native American Journalists Association has again postponed the 2021 National Native Media Conference until 2022.  NAJA President Francine Compton said the ongoing safety challenges caused by … More NAJA reschedules 2021 National Native Media Conference

2021 Native American Journalism Fellowship application open through April 30

Applications for the Facebook scholarship and NAJF consolidated to one form (view below) The Native American Journalists Association (NAJA) is now accepting applications for the 2021 Native American Journalism Fellowship through April 30. Selected fellows will build their reporting skills during an on-site newsroom experience during the 2021 National Native Media Conference set for Sept. 16-18 (see below for newsroom dates) … More 2021 Native American Journalism Fellowship application open through April 30

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

Journalism for good

This originally appeared on ohiotoday.org. From a young age, Caitlin Hunt loved to do three things: read, write, and talk to people. So, it came as no surprise when the Ohio University junior chose to pursue a career in journalism. Hunt, a member of the Lumbee Tribe of North Carolina, was surprised to learn, though, … More Journalism for good