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Navajo Times
Jct Highway 264 & Route 1
Window Rock , Arizona 86515
United States

Company Description: The Navajo Times is the legal publication with headquarters and publication address on the Navajo Reservation and within the State of Arizona. As such, it is the...   more

Employment History

Board Memberships and Affiliations


  • newspaper management
    Stanford University
  • journalism
    Mesa Community College
  • journalism
    Arizona State University
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Board Biographies, 23 Sept 2012 [cached]
Tom Arviso Jr. portrait
Tom Arviso, Jr. Publisher and CEO, Navajo Times
Tom Arviso, Jr. a Navajo originally from Window Rock, Ariz., is publisher of the Navajo Times newspaper. He also is chief executive officer of the newly created Navajo Times Publishing Company, Inc. Arviso was hired as editor of the Navajo Times in 1988 and assumed the duties of editor and publisher in 1993. He was a sportswriter and news reporter with the Navajo Times Today, the first and only Native American owned daily newspaper, from 1984 to 1986.
Before that, Arviso wrote for The Arizona Indian, a monthly publication based in Phoenix. He is a former board vice president and treasurer of the Native American Journalists Association and is a member of the Arizona Newspapers Association board. In 1997, he was awarded NAJA's "Wassaja Award" for "extraordinary service to Native journalism. In 1998, he was honored by the Arizona Newspapers Association with the "Freedom of Information Award. He won a John S. Knight Fellowship in 2000 to 2001 and studied newspaper management at Stanford University.
He is the first and only full-blood Native American to have been selected for a Knight Fellowship. Arviso majored in journalism at Arizona State University and Mesa Community College.
Canku Ota - January 26, 2002 - Listening to Indian Country, 26 Jan 2002 [cached]
"It makes me feel more a part of Indian Country," said Tom Arviso Jr., director of the Navajo Times, a weekly newspaper with a circulation of 18,000.
Arizona Newspapers Association | The 2012 – 2013 Board of Directors, 17 Nov 2013 [cached]
Tom Arviso
Tom Arviso, Jr. Navajo Times
Asian American Journalists Association – President’s Message, 1 Dec 2012 [cached]
Members We learned last night that Tom Arviso Jr. has resigned as UNITY president due to personal reasons. We want to thank Tom for his service. The four alliance presidents are engaged with acting president Doris
NAJA: NAJA Member Tom Arviso Appointed to Arizona Newspapers Association, 25 June 2001 [cached]
NAJA Member Tom Arviso Appointed to Arizona Newspapers Association
Longtime NAJA member Tom Arviso has been appointed to serve as the first Native American on the Board of Directors of the Arizona Newspapers Association.
Arviso, a former NAJA Board member, was named to ANA during their annual meeting September 27 in Phoenix.Arviso is also the editor of the Navajo Times.
ANA was formed in 1938.Arizona has one of the largest Native American populations in the country.
The NAJA Board of Directors congratulates Mr. Arviso.NAJA is confident he will serve ANA well.
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