Reporter Rona Navales Joins KITV

Reporter Rona Navales joins KITV

Reporter Rona Navales joins KITV after earning her BA in Journalism with an emphasis in Strategic Communication from the University of Missouri-Columbia. 

At Santa Monica College she racked up some media experience a KOMU, KCRW NPR Affiliate and KBIA. Rona also worked in Communications and Development for the Oakland-based nonprofit Root & Rebound.

“I’m thrilled and grateful to be part of the Island News ohana,” she says. “It’s an honor to work alongside journalists reporting from a place of deep care for our community and integrity. I look forward to amplifying the voices and happenings of Hawaii.”

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