Congratulations to the winners of the 12th Annual RTDNA/UNITY Awards.

RTDNA developed the award with UNITY: Journalists of Color as part of a shared commitment to achieving diversity in the newsroom through developing news content and editorial staffs that reflect the changing face of America.

This year, seven winning entries are being recognized for their organizations' ongoing commitment to covering the cultural diversity of the communities they serve.

The 2011 winners are:


Mississippi: One Battle in the War against Obesity
Watch the winning entry

WIAT-TV, Birmingham, AL
Continuing the Dream
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WSAW-TV, Wausau, WI
Bao Vang
Watch the winning entry


PRI/WNYC-FM/BBC World Service/New York Times/WGBH-FM
The Takeaway: Fluid Identities
Listen to the winning entry

Michigan Radio, Ann Arbor, MI
Muslims in Michigan
Listen to the winning entry

WJBC-AM/FM, Bloomington-Normal, IL
WJBC en Espanol
Listen to the winning entry



Illume Media - Hayward, CA
Flying Free - Soaring Past Stereotypes of Afghan Women
View the winning entry