Native American Journalists Association hosts contest [US, Canada]

Posted on Mar 11, 2022 in Diversity and Inclusion

Journalists who cover Native American stories can compete for an award.

The Native American Journalists Association (NAJA) is accepting entries for its 2022 National Native Media Awards. The competition recognizes excellence in the reporting, presentation and coverage of stories in Indian Country.

Contestants can be NAJA members or non-members. Categories are divided by membership type: professional, associate or student. 

Works must have been published, broadcasted or posted in 2021.

Winners will be recognized at the National Native Media Conference, Aug. 25 to 27 in Phoenix, Arizona. The winner of the Richard LaCourse Award will receive US$500 and the winner of the Medill Milestone Achievement Award will receive US$5,000.

The deadline is April 8. The regular cost is US$25 per entry for professionals, US$10 for students and US$50 for non-members.