Rhonda LeValdo, Acoma Pueblo, is Faculty in Media Communications at Haskell Indian Nations University. LeValdo received her bachelor’s and master’s degrees from the William Allen White School of Journalism at the University of Kansas in Journalism and Mass Communication. LeValdo has written for various outlets as well as audio/video work for Indian Country Today, First Nations Experience (TV), Native News Online, Indianz.com, Tribal College Journal, National Native News and hosts her own show Native Spirit radio show on KKFI in Kansas City every Sunday. LeValdo has done work in mainstream media: Journal of Mass Media Ethics, Online NewsHour (PBS), Kansas Magazine, Kansas City Star and VOX media. LeValdo is currently a member of the board of directors for Indian Country Today. She also sat on the board of directors for Native Public Media, Unity Journalists for Diversity and is a past president of the Native American Journalists Association.
- Fund for Indigenous Journalists: Reporting on Missing & Murdered Indigenous Women, Girls, Two-Spirit, Transgender People (MMIWG2T)