United Airlines has renewed its partnership with the National Association of Hispanic Journalists (NAHJ) for the 10th consecutive year and will be the official airline of the organization’s special events throughout 2016.
“2016 is shaping up to be a very exciting year for the NAHJ,” said James Olson, United’s senior vice president, corporate communications. “We are proud to continue our support of NAHJ initiatives on the national and local levels that elevate diversity in the newsroom and amplify Hispanic voices in the community.”
The United-NAHJ 2016 partnership includes Platinum-level sponsorship of NAHJ’s first- ever joint convention with the National Association of Black Journalists, Aug. 3-7 in Washington, D.C. United will also be title sponsor of the NAHJ/Hispanicize Spanish-language journalism convention, April 4-8 in Miami, and regional and local chapter events in El Paso, New York, Chicago and other cities.
“We are excited that United Airlines continues to believe in NAHJ’s mission and goal of more Latinos in American newsrooms,” said Mekahlo Medina, NAHJ President. “United has been a long-term partner of NAHJ and we thank them for their commitment.”
United began its support of the NAHJ in 2006.