The National Association of Hispanic Journalists (NAHJ) is dedicated to the recognition and professional advancement of Hispanics in the news industry. Established in April 1984, NAHJ created a national voice and unified vision for all Hispanic journalists. NAHJ is governed by an 18-member board of directors that consists of executive officers and regional directors who represent geographic areas of the United States and the Caribbean. The national office is located in Washington, D.C. NAHJ has approximately1,600 members, including working journalists, journalism students, other media-related professionals and journalism educators.

Current Opportunities for National Association of Hispanic Journalists

National Association of Hispanic Journalist Scholarships

Opportunity Type: Scholarship
Application Deadline: March 15, 2024
Description: The National Association of Hispanic Journalists (NAHJ) offers scholarships for each school year to full-time undergraduate and graduate students pursuing careers in journalism in English or Spanish-language media, or both. The series of scholarships ranging from $1,000 to $5,000 have varying requirements and are open to students attending four-year and community colleges in the Unites States and Puerto Rico.

Since 1988, NAHJ has awarded about $1.6 million to more than 650 students.

NAHJ Student Projects

Opportunity Type: Internship
Application Deadline: April 30, 2024
Description: The NAHJ Student Projects is an intensive one-week media training project for college students. The delivers constantly updated breaking news and information produced by the projects, which operate as a single newsroom. Student journalists get front-end training in the skills needed to create and distribute news and information in today’s changing environment. The students focus on producing content for the interactive website, and will also produce a TV newscast, and radio podcasts that will stream on-demand over the Web. The project team will produce blogs, videos, slide shows and deliver news via mobile and social networking technologies, all while sharpening their journalistic skills.

Contact Information

National Association of Hispanic Journalists
1050 Connecticut Avenue NW, 10th Floor
Washington, DC 20036