NLGJA looks forward to you joining us for DATELINE:DC 2014 on November 20.This national benefit fuels our work for fair and accurate coverage of the LGBT community and issues.Don’t miss this great evening of drinks, tasty treats, networking and presentation of this year’s NLGJA Randy Shilts Award for LGBT Coverage to Diane Rehm, renowned public radio host and winner of many honors and accolades... read more.
Compensation: Unpaid InternshipHours: Minimum of 16 hours, but 32 hours per week preferred. Flexible schedule.SummaryFounded in 1990, National Lesbian & Gay Journalists Association (NLGJA) is an organization of journalists, media professionals, educators and students working from within the news industry to foster fair and accurate coverage of LGBT issues. NLGJA has been a beacon for LGBT... read more.
Washington, D.C. – The National Lesbian & Gay Journalists Association is pleased to announce we've added one new member to the board of directors and seven who renewed their commitment to serve. With a recent election and appointment, the national board consists of 14 individuals who represent the organization’s geographic, professional and individual diversity.The association will continue... read more.
For Release: September 5, 2014Media Contact: Bach Polakowski202-588-9888 or Bach@nlgja.org Washington, D.C. – The National Lesbian & Gay Journalists Association presented the organization's Excellence in Journalism Awards at its annual convention, August 21-25, in Chicago. The convention included an Awards Reception, which honored Hall of Fame... read more.
No one is surprised that the sports media has been paying a lot of attention to Michael Sam. As he is just a week away from potentially becoming the first out gay player in the National Football League, his preseason performance and the chances of him making the St. Louis Rams' final roster are big news. But when ESPN reporter Josina Anderson reported Tuesday on Michael Sam's... read more.
ESPN NBA editor Kevin Arnovitz will have a conversation with the first NBA star to come out while still playing the game. Jason Collins will talk about his experience with the media and his experience coming out in the major leagues. Lunch is provided.
Last week’s detention by police of two working journalists and the tear-gassing of a network news crew covering unrest in Ferguson, Missouri represent just the latest examples of media professionals being prevented from doing their jobs by increasingly militarized police forces … not in Iraq or Ukraine, but here in the US. Journalists on the front lines and legal experts talk about how reporters... read more.
Washington, D.C. - Today the National Lesbian & Gay Journalists Association (NLGJA) announces the recipients of its Excellence in Journalism Awards and salutes their exemplary work.The NLGJA Excellence in Journalism Awards were established in 1993 to foster, recognize and reward excellence in journalism on issues related to the LGBT community. In addition to special recognition awards, awards... read more.