Got an idea for a session? Are you an expert on a topic you wish to share? Perhaps there's an issue you want to learn more about. Submit a proposal for the 2014 NLGJA LGBT Media Summit or National Convention, August 21-24 in Chicago. If you are interested in the possibility of presenting during the 2014 conference, fill out the ... read more.
The National Lesbian & Gay Journalists Association is proud to host the 2014 LGBT Media Journalists Convening, sponsored by the Evelyn and Walter Haas Jr. Fund.With the theme of "Honing Our Game," the forum will be held Friday, Feburary 28 to Sunday, March 2, 2014, in Washington, D.C. The goal of the forum is to strengthen the capacity of LGBT members of the media and blogosphere to more... read more.
Washington, D.C.- The National Lesbian & Gay Journalists Association will be presenting the NLGJA Randy Shilts Award for LGBT Coverage to Judy Woodruff. Ms. Woodruff is Co-Anchor and Managing Editor of PBS NewsHour with Gwen Ifill and Judy Woodruff. During her more than 30 year journalism career with PBS, CNN, and NBC, Woodruff has long covered LGBT issues in a fair and balanced way... read more.
Job Title: ReporterDepartment: Heartland ProjectReports To: EditorStatus: NonexemptPROJECTThe Asian American Journalists Association (AAJA) was awarded a grant from the Ford Foundation to launch “Diverse and Inclusive: News of the Heartland,” a project to address the lack of news coverage of minorities and lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) communities in Nebraska.As part of the... read more.
The National Lesbian & Gay Journalists Association (NLGJA) congratulates The Washington Blade on its invitation to join the White House print press pool. While this is not the first time LGBT journalists have served in the press pool, we appreciate that The Blade is being recognized for its value as a LGBT community newspaper. We thank the White House Correspondents Association for... read more.
The NLGJA National Convention & LGBT Media Summit will be August 21-24, 2014.Boston, MA - Today, the National Lesbian & Gay Journalists Association announced its next convention will take place in Chicago. Journalists and communication professionals from across the United States in mainstream and LGBT media will meet in Chicago from August 21 - 24, 2014 for the NLGJA... read more.
The National Lesbian & Gay Journalists Association (NLGJA) encourages journalists writing about Bradley Manning’s plans to live as a woman named Chelsea to be fair and accurate in their coverage. Manning announced the decision in a written statement provided to NBC's "Today" show, asking supporters to refer to her by her new name and the feminine pronoun. Her statement was... read more.
NLGJA shared the following with the NBC Olympic news team.I am writing you today on behalf of the National Lesbian & Gay Journalists Association (NLGJA) regarding concerns we have about coverage of the upcoming Olympic Games. NLGJA and NBC have a long history together, and we want to remind you that we are here to help you. The Winter Olympic Games in Sochi will be one of the most covered... read more.
The Asian American Journalists Association (AAJA) and National Lesbian & Gay Journalists Association (NLGJA) were awarded a $200,000 grant from the Ford Foundation to launch “Diverse and Inclusive: News of the Heartland,” a project to address the lack of news coverage of minorities and lesbian... read more.