WKYC Anchor Receives "Diversity in Media Distinguished Leadership" Award
The ceremony was held at Kent State University in front of a large gathering of her peers and co-workers.
Kent State selected Romona for the honor this year because she represents the highest standard of excellence in broadcast journalism, community service and diversity.
In an interview for the Director's Cut Blog, Romona explains, "I'm both honored and humbled by this recognition. I want to thank Kent State University and commend them on their Diversity program."
"I've worked tirelessly in Northeast Ohio, trying to serve as an example to youngsters that through hard work your dreams are possible," she added.