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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.
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.
NLGJA today announced a call for entries for the Aarons and Longcope scholarships to honor and advance fair and accurate coverage of the LBGT community.
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.
Chapter President: Doug Moore
Treasurer: Troy Diggs
This seminar provides opportunity to receive the tools needed to adequately report and cover stories on HIV/AIDS. Saturday, March 5th will commence a series of seminars throughout 2016.
NLGJA is excited to be kicking off its New Ways to Cover HIV/AIDS Seminar Series. Save the date for the first workshop on March 5 in Atlanta.
Take a moment to connect with the chapter leadership in your area. There are board openings in several chapters. Let us know if you’re interested in supporting your local chapter by taking a role in chapter leadership.
UNITY: Journalists for Diversity is accepting applications for the UNITY student reporting fellowship. This is a rare opportunity for college students to develop immersive multimedia and reporting skills from all over the country.
NLGJA is pleased to announce that it has received a grant renewable for up to five years from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to deliver journalism training that will enhance strategies and skills in covering HIV/AIDS.
Last Thursday, NLGJA presented Jeffrey Toobin, a senior legal analyst for CNN and staff writer at The New Yorker, with the Randy Shilts Award for LGBT Coverage at its annual Dateline:DC event. The NLGJA Randy Shilts Award annually honors a journalist who or organization which consistently brings stories of the LGBT community to life in mainstream media. We’d like to thank him for his work going the extra mile to ensure that all Americans are aware of the unique struggles LGBT people face.
Yesterday, NLGJA presented Jeffrey Toobin, a senior legal analyst for CNN and staff writer at The New Yorker, with the Randy Shilts Award for LGBT Coverage at its annual Dateline:DC event.