October 1: A Letter from NATJA’s CEO

Happy Fall! It’s time for the 29th Annual NATJA Awards Competition! This year we have consolidated many of the categories due to the decline of printing and expansion of online publications. Our Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Accessibility (DEIA) Committee recommended several categories that are inclusive of this initiative. Additionally, in consideration of the pandemic and…

Special Issue of TravelWorld International Magazine Out Now!

Stories of how journalists and destinations have survived during Covid-19 Featuring stories and photography from NATJA members. Read all the stories now at travelworldmagazine.com. Thank you to our NATJA members who contributed and shared their stories during these times. Linda Ballou Nancy Besharah Sandra Bornstein Tonya Fitzpatrick Alice Ford Emese Fromme Greg Goodmacher Helen Hatzis Fyllis…

August 16: A Letter from NATJA’s CEO

It’s hard to believe that summer is almost over and we are all gearing up for fall. As COVID-19 continues to take its toll, we are all getting accustomed to the “new normal” which has impacted our businesses, social lives, and simple things such as going to the grocery store.

Obituary: Joel Zatz

We are saddened to share that longtime NATJA media member Joel Zatz passed away on July 14. His wife and fellow NATJA member, Arline, shared with us the lovely quote below from Joel, as well as his obituary. Our thoughts and prayers are with Arline and their family during this difficult time. “Nature is the…

July 16: Letter from NATJA CEO

July 16: A Letter from NATJA’s CEO

With the social pressures that have recently brought into sharp focus the importance of diversity in each organization’s workforce composition, internal processes and outward bound messages, NATJA’s Advisory Board thought it appropriate to take its own temperature.