The Cherokee One Feather received a total of 13 awards from the N.C. Press Association at its 149th Annual Convention held in Raleigh on Thursday, Aug. 25. As a staff, the paper took second place in Division A for Community Coverage and third place for Use of Social Media.
Robert Jumper, editor, took first place in the Editorials category.
Reporters Jonah Lossiah and Scott McKie Brings Plenty won first place as a team for Use of Photographs.
Jonah won first place in Arts and Entertainment Reporting for “Supporting Native art”
Scott won the following individual awards:
- 1st place – Feature Writing for “We are resilient”
- 1st place – Institutional Ad for “Aniyunwiya mask PSA”
- 1st place – Appearance and Design of paper
- 2nd place – Newspaper Promotion ad for “Cherokee Veterans”
- 2nd place – Sports Feature Photography for “CHS track supports MMIW”
- 2nd place – Arts and Entertainment Reporting for “Cherokee artist staying busy”
- 3rd place – Sports Columns for “On the Sidelines”
- 3rd place – General Excellence for Websites for “theonfeather.com”