The Radio-Television News Directors Association has announced the winners of the 8th Annual RTNDA/UNITY Awards. RTNDA developed the award with UNITY: Journalists of Color as part of their shared commitment to achieving diversity in the newsroom through developing news content and editorial staffs that reflect the changing face of America.
Five news organizations are being recognized this year for their ongoing commitment to covering the cultural diversity of the communities they serve.
Radio: CBC National Radio News, Toronto, for "Search for Security" (network); Hawaii Public Radio, Honolulu, for "Justice for Native Hawaiians" (large market); New Hampshire Public Radio, WEVO-FM, Concord, NH, for "Culture Lessons" (small market).
Television: NBC News, New York, for "Separate and Unequal, Reported by Tom Brokaw" (network); KPIX-TV, San Francisco, for "KPIX-TV Compilation" (large market).
The awards will be presented at the RTNDA Awards Dinner on October 15, 2007, at the Grand Hyatt Hotel in New York.