The New York Times Executive Editor, Jill Abramson, will bring her decades of experience in journalism and leadership to the National Lesbian & Gay Journalists Association convention in August in Boston.Abramson serves in the highest-ranking position in The Times' newsroom and oversees The New York Times news report in all its various forms. She started at The Times in 1997, became Washington... read more.
The deadline for submission to The Gannett Foundation Award for Digital Innocation in Watchdog Journalism has been extended to June 21, 2013.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... read more.
NLGJA recently received an invitation to sit down with The Department of Justice to discuss its recent monitoring of journalists. While we appreciate being included in the conversation NLGJA declined to attend. The Department of Justice has requested this meeting be "off the record." This would prevent NLGJA from reporting on the meeting, or sharing its contents with its members... read more.
We hope you’re ready for Boston: Uncommon, the NLGJA National Convention & 9th LGBT Media Summit. More than 350 journalists, news managers and communication professionals from across the United States will meet in Boston from August 22 to 25, 2013 for training, learning and networking with colleagues and friends.Excited about our recent teases of the great programming planned for this... read more.
The NLGJA internship is an ideal opportunity for a student interested in non-profit management, news media and/or LGBT issues.Intern ProjectsAssist in the planning and promotion of NLGJA’s LGBT Media Summit & National Convention.Assist in the planning of NLGJA’s Excellence in Journalism Awards by processing entries and communicating with applicants and judges.Manage social media... 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: firstname.lastname@example.org.Application RequirementsA one-page resume. Please be certain that your... read more.