NLGJA and The Gannett Foundation are partnering this year with a special opportunity for NLGJA members.The Gannett Foundation Award for Digital Innovation in Watchdog Journalism, funded by The Gannett Foundation, will be given to the person or team who best uses innovative approaches for investigative reporting. Selection is based on the quality and creativity of the work submitted.Award Prize: $... read more.
The US Supreme Court will hear arguments Tuesday and Wednesday on the constitutionality of California’s Proposition 8 and a challenge to the federal Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA). The National Lesbian & Gay Journalists Association would like to remind journalists, bloggers, columnists and media analysts of the important role they play in giving citizens the information needed to... read more.
Last night’s 18th annual New York benefit, Headlines & Headliners, was one of the best we’ve seen and made $75,000 for NLGJA’s programs and scholarships. Headlines & Headliners 2013 drew a crowd of 300 including Matt Lauer of NBC News, Gayle King of CBS News and many more familiar faces.Headlines & Headliners is not only a benefit for NLGJA, but a chance for members to mix... read more.
BOSTON:UNCOMMONBoston Plaza Hotel50 Park PlazaBoston, MA 02116Application Deadline: Friday, April 26, 2013All application materials must be submitted electronically following the guidelines below. Materials can be submitted here or via email to Bach Polakowski: email@example.com.Application RequirementsA one-page resume. Please be certain that your... read more.
David MinthornStylebook EditorThe Associated Press David:I am writing you today on behalf of the National Lesbian & Gay Journalists Association, a nonprofit organization made up of working journalists and their supporters. We are not an advocacy group. Our mission, similar to that of other minority journalist organizations, is to ensure fair and accurate coverage of the lesbian, gay,... read more.
INTRODUCING NLGJA DEVELOPMENT DIRECTOR: MAYA BLACKMUN Maya Blackmun will be responsible for revenue and resource development at NLGJA starting tomorrow, February 1. Maya joins NLGJA after several years as a strategic consultant advising on nonprofit fundraising, program development, communications and operations. Previously,... read more.