Mary Kim Titla (San Carlos Apache)
is the creator and publisher of the popular Web journal nativeyouthmagazine.com. She is a former television news reporter with NBC affiliate KPNX Channel 12 in Phoenix, Arizona . Titla has received numerous awards for her reporting, including first-place awards from the Associated Press, Arizona Press Club, and Native American Journalists Association. In addition, she has been recognized by Outstanding Young Women of America and the YWCA. In 2002, Mary Kim received the Ira Hayes Honorable Warrior award for her work with Native American youth. She is chairperson of the board of trustees for United National Indian Tribal Youth, Inc. (UNITY).