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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