In April of 2015 I was selected as the first Scripps Howard Foundation Intern from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. I was among 70 students from across the country to be awarded this scholarship.
The bronze tablets list the names of students who graduated in the top three percent of their class from the University of Illinois. The tablets are placed in the University of Illinois Library. This year, 11 College of Media students earned this honor.
The William Randolph Hearst Foundation has announced the 29 journalism students from across the country who will compete in the 56th annual National Writing, Photojournalism, Radio, Television and Multimedia Championships.
Jordan Wilson, who placed 7th in the Breaking News competition and 9th in the Personality Profile competition, will compete in the championship in May.