Reuters’ Gajilian receives NLGJA Leadership Award
The Association of LGBTQ Journalists (NLGJA) announced that Reuters deputy managing editor for Operations Arlyn Gajilan is the recipient of the 2019 NLGJA Leadership Award.
The award recognizes individuals who have made a positive impact on their newsrooms by increasing diversity and improving news coverage of the LGBTQ community.
“Arlyn has been a champion of LGBTQ journalists and coverage through her work at Reuters,” said NLGJA President Sharif Durhams in a release.
“Arlyn has actively worked with company executives to elevate LGBTQ voices and introduce resources to her newsroom. She has been a fierce promoter of NLGJA’s work in and out of the newsroom and has fostered our friendly relationship with Reuters. She embodies the spirit of this award.”