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Patrick Henderson

New York Chapter President
NY@NLGJA.org

Secretary:

 

Zach Wichter

zlwichter@gmail.com

 

Board Members:

 

Spencer MacNaughton

spencer.macnaughton@abc.com

 

Liz Lucking

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Meet Philadelphia Chapter’s Leadership

President Eric Walter is a web producer at WHYY, Philadelphia’s leading public media service, where he edits several blogs, including Speak Easy, a collection of essays and commentary from members of the community. Before moving to Philadelphia in 2009, he worked in New York at Logo, producing integrated marketing content for MTV Networks, and at Henry […]

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Meet Philadelphia Chapter’s Leadership

President Eric Walter is a web producer at WHYY, Philadelphia’s leading public media service, where he edits several blogs, including Speak Easy, a collection of essays and commentary from members of the community. Before moving to Philadelphia in 2009, he worked in New York at Logo, producing integrated marketing content for MTV Networks, and at Henry […]

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Mizzou Chapter Updates

The Mizzou chapter of the National Lesbian and Gay Journalists Association works to create conversations about media diversity, ethics, and coverage. Group members meet at 6 p.m. most Thursdays in Neff Hall 204. These meetings let group members relax in an informal atmosphere, work on homework, or brainstorm future events. The chapter also organizes larger events about media […]

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Boston Chapter Updates

The Boston Chapter formed in 1992 (formerly known as the New England Chapter) includes members in Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, Vermont and even some members in Canada. Our E-board consists of Jeremy C. Fox as president and Bill Tomison as vice president. Jeremy C. Fox is a staff reporter for the Boston […]

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NLGJA Georgia Chapter Supports New Ways Atlanta

New Ways Reporting HIV & AIDS Today will commence March 5th at Emory University Robert W. Woodruff Library Atlanta, Georgia. As an organization of journalists, media professionals, educators and students working from within the news industry to foster fair and accurate coverage of LGBT issues that provides development to its members. New Ways further contributes […]

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NLGJA Welcomes the University of Oregon Student Chapter

Over the weekend, the NLGJA Board of Directors voted to certify the newest chapter of NLGJA at the University of Oregon and bringing the total number of NLGJA chapters to 19. The University of Oregon Student Chapter has been working diligently since fall to develop a group of dedicated students interested in NLGJA’s mission to […]

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About the South Florida Chapter

The South Florida Chapter was formed to connect and support members, as well as to provide a much needed voice in the local journalism community. While striving to meet the needs of this unique community, your chapter officers always appreciate your feedback and participation.  

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Bob Ross Scholarship 2015

NLGJA-NorCal is pleased to announce its 2015 Bob Ross Student Scholarship. For the eighth year in a row, the Bob Ross Foundation has generously offered $2,500 for the winner of this scholarship. ​

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NLGJA Stylebook Supplement on LGBTQ Terminology

NLGJA’s Stylebook Supplement on Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Queer Terminology is intended to complement the stylebooks of individual publications, as well as the Associated Press stylebook, the leading stylebook in U.S. newsrooms. It reflects NLGJA’s mission to promote fair, accurate and inclusive coverage of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer people, and includes words […]

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It’d be Great to See You at L.A. Exclusive

I hope to see you on Thursday, June 25 for L.A. Exclusive – A National Benefit for NLGJA and an evening not to be missed.

We’re coming together to support NLGJA’s work to advance fair and accurate coverage of LGBT issues. Cyd Zeigler, co-founder of OutSports, will be honored with the Lisa Ben Award for Achievement in Features Coverage.

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Communications and Marketing Internship

Founded 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 journalists through its education, networking and training programs – most especially its national convention, the largest gathering of its kind. NLGJA opposes all forms of workplace bias and provides professional development to its members.

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Northwestern University Student Chapter

We are currently looking for dedicated members interested in re-energizing the Northwestern University Student Chapter and returning it to its former glory. If you are interested in helping with this effort, please contact NLGJA at info@nlgja.org or 202-588-9888.

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Washington DC Chapter Leadership

We are currently looking for dedicated members interested in re-energizing the Washington, DC Chapter and returning it to its former glory. If you are interested in helping with this effort, please contact NLGJA at info@nlgja.org or 202-588-9888.

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Chicago Chapter Leadership

We are currently looking for dedicated members interested in re-energizing the Chicago Chapter and returning it to its former glory. If you are interested in helping with this effort, please contact NLGJA at info@nlgja.org or 202-588-9888.

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Central Florida Chapter Leadership

We are currently looking for dedicated members interested in re-energizing the Central Florida Chapter and returning it to its former glory. If you are interested in helping with this effort, please contact NLGJA at info@nlgja.org or 202-588-9888.

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At-Large Chapter Leadership

We are currently looking for dedicated members interested in re-energizing the At-Large Chapter and returning it to its former glory. If you are interested in helping with this effort, please contact NLGJA at info@nlgja.org or 202-588-9888.

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Now Open: Applications for 2018 NLGJA Excellence in Journalism Awards

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: January 3, 2018 PRESS CONTACT: Dillon Lewis Press@nlgja.org or 202-588-9888 Washington, DC – NLGJA – The Association of LGBTQ Journalists is now accepting online applications for its 2018 Excellence in Journalism Awards. The Excellence in Journalism Awards are open to anyone, including NLGJA non-members and journalists who do not identify as LGBTQ. This year’s Excellence in Journalism […]

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Excellence in Long Form Journalism

This category honors exceptional long form articles in a print or online publication, reporting on current and relevant events. Long-form articles submissions must have a narrative that contains accurate and well-researched information.  Submission content cannot be autobiographical or a memoir. Submissions must be a single article or closely planned and related series or package on […]

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Excellence in Food Writing

This category recognizes outstanding coverage of food or food-related issue. This could be a one-time article or a series. Submission must follow the appropriate entry format rules as described above for writing, TV, radio, digital and photojournalism. Submissions must be a single article or closely planned and related series or package on a single subject. […]

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Excellence in QPOC Coverage

This category recognizes outstanding one-time or ongoing coverage featuring queer people of color. Submission must follow the appropriate entry format rules as described above for writing, TV, radio, digital and photojournalism. Submissions must be a single article or closely planned and related series or package on a single subject. A full websites, blogs and unconnected […]

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Jinx Beers

Jinx Beers is the founding publisher and first managing editor of America’s longest running lesbian newspaper, The Lesbian News, launched in 1975. She is a pioneering journalist as well as a lifelong feminist and advocate for human rights. Beers proudly served in the U.S. Air Force and the active reserves. In civilian life, she held […]

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