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NAJA awards Osage News with three awards at 2018 conference

Photo caption: NAJA awarded the Osage News with three awards for its 2017 coverage. From left: Editor Shannon Shaw Duty, Senior Reporter Benny Polacca, Editorial Board Chair Jerri Jean Branstetter and Editorial Board member Lura King. Courtesy Photo

The Native American Journalists Association awarded the Osage News three awards for its 2017 coverage.

NAJA, which partnered with the National Association of Hispanic Journalists, co-hosted its conference this year in Miami, Fl, July 17-22. Conference panels and training sessions covered areas in reporting, investigative reporting, print, television, online and emerging technology.

The Osage News circulation is 7,000 and they compete in the Professional Division II, which is the 5,000-10,000 circulation category.

The Osage News won for the following:

Print/Online Best Feature Photo, Benny Polacca, first place for “Pawhuska waterboy gets ready for In-Lon-Schka dances.”

Print/Online Best Feature Story, Benny Polacca, second place for “Wah-Zha-Zhi Youth Council learns about water quality.”

Print/Online Excellence in Beat Reporting, Benny Polacca, third place for “Osage Congress votes down rule change on Establishing Committee Quorums.”


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Original Publish Date: 2018-07-26 00:00:00

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