Awards and Honors


2022 National Native Media Awards,

Native American Journalists Association

1st, Excellence in beat reporting, Shaun Griswold

1st, Best environmental coverage, Arlyssa Becenti

2nd, Best news story, Shaun Griswold

2nd, Best feature story, Shaun Griswold

2nd, Best multimedia, Shaun Griswold

Honorable mention, Best elder coverage, Shaun Griswold

2nd, Best news photo, Sharon Chischilly

1st, Best coverage of Native America, Austin Fisher

Honorable mention, Best coverage of Native America, Patrick Lohmann

3rd, Best photo of Native America, Shelby Wyatt

2022 Top of the Rockies Awards,

Colorado Pro Chapter, Society of Professional Journalists

1st, Ag and Environment: Feature, Patrick Lohmann

1st, Business: Feature, Patrick Lohmann

1st, Extended Coverage, Shaun Griswold

1st, Health: News, Lissa Knudsen

1st, Legal: Feature, Austin Fisher

1st, Politics: News, Patrick Lohmann

2nd, Features: Short form, Margaret Wright

2nd, Enterprise Reporting, Patrick Lohmann

2nd, General Reporting: Series or Package, Austin Fisher, Patrick Lohmann

2nd, Health: Feature, Lissa Knudsen

2nd, Legal: News, Austin Fisher

2nd, Politics: Feature, Patrick Lohmann

2nd, Science & Tech: News, Shaun Griswold

3rd, Best Solutions Journalism, Arlyssa Becenti

3rd, Education: News, Shaun Griswold

3rd, Science & Tech: Feature, Shaun Griswold

2022 Communications Contest,

New Mexico Press Women

1st, News Story, Austin Fisher

1st, In-depth Reporting, Austin Fisher, Patrick Lohmann

1st, Feature Story, Shaun Griswold

1st, Specialtiy Articles: Agriculture, Patrick Lohmann

1st, Editorial/Opinion, Margaret Wright

2nd, Continuing Coverage or Unfolding News, Shaun Griswold

2nd, Personal Opinion, Barbara Jordan