2018 Professional Division I Winners

PROFESSIONAL DIVISION I
Professional Division I – Print / Online

Print / Online – Best Editorial
First Place
Brandon Ecoffey
Lakota Country Times
The people deserve nothing less

Second Place
Cary Rosenbaum, Justus Caudell and Shane Moses
Tribal Tribune
Capturing the difficult stories of the membership

Third Place
Brandon Ecoffey
Lakota Country Times
Do not expect us to run and hide

Print / Online – Best Elder Coverage
First Place
Ken Luchterhand
Hocak Worak
France park dedication

Second Place
Dalton Walker
O’odham Action News
SRPMIC Veteran Recalls World War II

Third Place
Lori Edmo-Suppah
Sho-Ban News
Pevo shares grandmother’s eclipse teaching

Print / Online – Best Environmental Coverage
First Place
Tim Wohlers
Hocak Worak
Sioux tribes seek an injunction to stop oil from flowing through DAPL

Second Place
Tim Wohlers
Hocak Worak
Greendeer gathers fellow activists at US Rights of Nature

Third Place
Ken Luchterhand
Hocak Worak
Rights of Nature examined

Print / Online – Best Health Coverage
First Place
Lenzy Krehbiel-Burton
Tulsa Business & Legal News
More taking holistic approach to wellness

Second Place
Lenzy Krehbiel-Burton
Bigheart Times
Opioid use down in Osage

Third Place
Tim Wohlers
Hocak Worak
Health Dept. makes coordinated care calls

Print / Online – Best Sports Photo
First Place
Tim Wohlers
Hocak Worak
Koenig defends against the drive

Second Place
Shane Moses
Tribal Tribune
Hanging on in Indian Relay

Third Place
Jeffrey Keeble
Potawatomi Traveling Times
Triple Jump

Print / Online – Best Sports Story
First Place
Tim Wohlers
Hocak Worak
Badgers defeat Villanova in second round

Second Place
Shane Moses
Tribal Tribune
The Sands of Jericho

Third Place
Cary Rosenbaum
Tribal Tribune
No Average Joe

Print / Online – Best Feature Photo
First Place
Roselynn Wahtomy
Sho-Ban News
Blessing future generations

Second Place
Dalton Walker
O’odham Action News
Pilger named Red Mountain Eagle Pow-Wow Princess

Third Place
Cary Rosenbaum
Tribal Tribune
Reconstructing life one gill net at a time

Print / Online – Best Feature Story
First Place
Cary Rosenbaum
Tribal Tribune
Tribal lawman: Former Colville tribal officer recalls huge victory, loss

Second Place
Lenzy Krehbiel-Burton
Tulsa Business & Legal News
Family & Children’s Services opens store

Third Place
Roselynn Wahtomy
Sho-Ban News
Culture and traditions kept alive with ceremonial buffalo hunt

Print / Online – Best News Photo
First Place
Jeffrey Keeble
Potawatomi Traveling Times
Drum line

Second Place
Cary Rosenbaum
Tribal Tribune
Sacred Stones

Third Place
Tim Wohlers
Hocak Worak
Sioux tribes seek injunction

Print / Online – Best News Story
First Place
Cary Rosenbaum
Tribal Tribune
Positive reinforcement: Yakama Reservation homeless camp giving hope, but fearing future

Second Place
Brandon Ecoffey
Lakota Country Times
For news coverage of the Dakota Access Pipeline

Third Place
Lenzy Krehbiel-Burton
Tulsa Business & Legal News
Community banks in midst of resurgence

Professional Division I – Print

Print – Best Layout
First Place
Jessica Joaquin
O’odham Action News

Second Place
Lori Edmo-Suppah
Sho-Ban News

Third Place
Potawatomi Traveling Times

Print – General Excellence
First Place
Shannon Mitchell
Meskwaki Nation Times

Second Place
Connie L. Smith
Lakota Country Times

Third Place
Lori Edmo-Suppah
Sho-Ban News