Carrie JohnsonNext Generation Radio
Carrie is a NAJA fellow, an intern for the Chickasaw Press as well as Institutional Marketing and Communications at Austin College where she is Social Media Lead and Promo Lead, a staff writer for AC’s The Observer, a freelance sportswriter for the Sherman Herald Democrat, and one of her majors is Media Studies where she has done projects related to audio and video editing along with photography and shooting video. She is looking for the NextGen: Indigenous Project to teach her to tell stories successfully and truthfully and help her grow rapidly in understanding what it takes in journalism and public media to be effective. Carrie is hungry to immerse herself in what she is passionate about and eager to take advantage of an opportunity that connects with her culture and furthers her career goals.
Josiah Jones is an enrolled Chickasaw citizen who traces his ancestry back to seven other Native American tribes. He’s also a young artist and filmmaker, who has taken a winding journey to become the man he is today.
Next Generation Radio, Native American Journalists Association and KOSU have announced the cohort for the 2022 NAJA-NPR NextGenRadio: Indigenous.