Koahnic Broadcast Corp.’s (KBC) programs earned first, second and third place in the Broadcast Division by the Native American Journalists Association (NAJA) at the UNITY Journalists Convention in Las Vegas on Aug. 3. “Native America Calling” received top honors with the first place award. “National Native News” was awarded second place and Alaska’s “Native Voice One” was awarded third place.
“We are extremely proud of this recognition from NAJA,” said Jaclyn Sallee, Koahnic’s president and CEO. “I congratulate our national program staff on their excellent work. Their success is advancing Koahnic’s mission to be the leader in bringing Native voices to Alaska and the nation.” “National Native News” Anchor Antonia Gonzales accepted the awards on behalf of KBC at the NAJA Media Awards banquet.
“It’s an honor to receive these awards,” said Gonzales. “Our mission is to bring indigenous voices to the air. I believe these awards show our hard work and our ongoing commitment to covering indigenous issues across the country and around the world,” she added. Learn more by visiting www.knba.org.