Navajo Times wins big at annual Arizona Newspapers Association Awards
The Navajo Times and the Arizona Daily Star won top honors in the Arizona Newspapers Association’s annual awards announced Saturday. The Arizona Daily Star in Tucson earned Arizona Newspaper of the Year in the daily category. One of its journalists, Tim Steller was named the 2021 Journalist of the Year for his work covering the U.S.-Mexico border. The Navajo Times based in Window Rock won for Newspaper of the Year in the non-daily category. A total of 36 newspapers submitted 884 entries. They were judged by the Oregon Newspaper Publishers Association and The Associated Press’ West regional bureau.