WNIJ presented with Excellence in Media Award

Staff Report

The National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) presented 89.5 WNIJ with the Excellence in Media Award in honor of their work providing accurate information about mental illness and reflecting a realistic view of the the difficulties faced by people dealing with mental illness as well as those around them.

Representatives from Northern Public Radio, the parent organization of WNIJ, was presented the award during the 6th annual Get to Know NAMI open house in Rockford on March 10.nami

15 individuals were also presented with “Star of NAMI” awards at the open house as well as the Stepping Stones Apartment Program

The National Alliance on Mental Illness is the nation’s largest grass roots mental illness organization.

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