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Watershed Voice was the recipient of two LION Awards in the Public Service and Outstanding Coverage categories presented at the Independent News Sustainability Summit in Austin, Texas last week.
Alek and Doug discuss all things Austin, as Alek heads to Texas for the Independent News Sustainability Summit and 2022 LION Local Journalism Awards. The pair go over which categories Watershed Voice nominated for, Doug decides which sessions Alek and Deborah will attend at the summit, and Alek talks about being a writing mentor for the Voices of Youth program in Kalamazoo.
Watershed Voice staff will head to the Independent News Sustainability Summit in Austin, Texas this week, where journalists from across the country will gather for learning and skill-building, as well as the 2022 LION Local Journalism Awards. Watershed will not publish on Thursday and Friday as a result.
Local Independent Online News (LION) Publishers announced finalists for the 2022 LION Local Journalism Awards today, and Watershed Voice has been nominated in the Outstanding Coverage Award and Public Service Award categories.