Message from UNITY’s incoming president

I didn’t set out to be here. During the last few months, I’ve enjoyed life as a new father, worked on a JFK book and wrote stories about a police shooting in the largest city in one of the poorest states in America.

NAJA member Russell Contreras will lead UNITY

Russell Contreras, an Associated Press reporter who first became a member of the Native American Journalists Association more than a decade ago, will serve as president of UNITY: Journalists for Diversity starting Jan. 1.

UNITY announces NewU 2014 Winners

The New U: News Entrepreneurs Working through UNITY project announced today that its two 2014 seed grant winners have been selected based on a weighted judges vote (90%) combined with a crowd-sourced peer vote (10%).

In 2015, UNITY to further efforts to be a diversity resource for the journalism industry

Building off the success of sponsoring a Diversity Caucus earlier this year, UNITY: Journalists for Diversity seeks to expand its efforts to diversify newsrooms in 2015.