2010 Recipient—Micki Flowers

Micki Flowers has been active in the Pacific Northwest community for more than 30 years, volunteering as an advocate for non-profits, and as a mentor to aspiring journalists.

She spent over three decades at KIRO-TV, in various positions—weathercaster, reporter, news anchor. She may have been best known for her last position—Health Specialist.

Recent civic affiliations include:

  • Achievement Reward for College Scientists, President
  • Seattle Association of Black Journalists Scholarship, Chair
  • The Greater Seattle Chapter of the Links Services to Youth Committee
  • AIDS Housing of Washington, Emeritus Board
  • Student Affairs Committee of Scripps College, Co-chair
  • Scripps College, Trustee
  • UW Graduate School Diversity Initiative Campaign, Co-chair
  • UW Graduate School, Advisory Board
  • UW Foundation, Board
  • UW School of Communication Hall of Fame and Distinguished Alumna

Other honors include:

  • Professional Leadership Award, Big Sisters of King County
  • Municipal League of King County Citizen of the Year (with husband Robert)
  • Nordstrom Award for Outstanding Community Service
  • Sigma Delta Chi Awards
  • Camio Award (reporting)
  • Best of the West news awards
  • National delta Society-news awards
  • National Multiple Sclerosis Society—news awards
  • Silver Circle Award, National Academy of Arts and Sciences, Northwest chapter