Our Mission

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 approximately 1,500 members, including working journalists, journalism students, other media-related professionals and journalism educators.


  1. To organize and provide mutual support for Hispanics involved in the gathering or dissemination of news.
  2. To encourage and support the study and practice of journalism and communications by Hispanics.
  3. To foster and promote a fair treatment of Hispanics by the media.
  4. To further the employment and career development of Hispanics in the media.
  5. To foster a greater understanding of Hispanic media professionals’ special cultural identity, interests, and concerns.

Programs include:

  • Regional workshops and seminars
  • National Convention and Career Expo
  • Mid-career and professional development programs
  • Online job bank
  • Journalism awards
  • Internship and fellowship listings
  • Student journalism workshops
  • Newsletter
  • Scholarships

For more information, call the national office at (202) 662-7145 or email nahj@nahj.org . NAHJ welcome your support and participation. The future of our association lies in the efforts and achievements of our members.

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

E-mail: nahj@nahj.org
Phone: 202.662.7145
Fax: 202.662.7144

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