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NAJA Medill Milestone Achievement Award

NAJA Medill Milestone Achievement Award

The NAJA Medill Milestone Achievement Award honors an individual who has made a lasting impact on media for the benefit of Native American communities and the general public relative to Native Americans. It celebrates and encourages responsible storytelling and journalism in Indian Country.

Winners

2020

  • Lori Edmo, editor of Sho-Ban News

2019

  • Mark Trahant, editor of Indian Country Today

2018

  • Mary Annette Pember, independent journalist focusing on Native American issues

2017

  • Tim Giago, founder of NAJA

2016

  • Patty Talahongva, freelance journalist and former NAJA president

2015

  • Denny McAuliffe, Washington Post editor, Osage News editorial board member, Reznet creator and director

2014

  • Bryan Pollard, executive editor of the Cherokee Phoenix