CNN’s weekend simulcast Atlanta-based anchor George Howell was honored last night at the 2015 Small Business Awards Gala in Austin, Texas by the Greater Austin Black Chamber.
He was awarded with the Native Star Award:
Howell moved to Austin, TX as a child and attended Stephen F. Austin High School. He later graduated from the University of Texas at Austin with a Bachelor of Journalism degree. As a student, he was honored by the William Randolph Hearst Foundation as a finalist in a national competition for excellence in journalism.