Wilson qualifies for Hearst championships

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.

The finalists include eight writing finalists, six photojournalism finalists, five radio finalists, five television finalists and five multimedia finalists chosen from the monthly competitions, selected from a record 1,261 entries from 100 colleges and universities this year. At the Championships, the finalists will participate in various spot assignments chosen by our judges, competing for additional scholarship awards ranging from $1,500 to $5,000.

Wilson is also a recipient of the prestigious Pulliam Journalism Fellowship and will intern at the Indianapolis Star this summer