May 25, 2011
TORONTO, May 25, 2011 /CNW/ - The Radio Television News Directors Foundation of Canada has awarded nine scholarships for 2011. The awards are made on a competitive basis from applicants across Canada.
This year, over 200 Journalism students competed. The Overall winner of the George Clark Scholarship will be announced at the RTNDF luncheon as part of the RTNDA National Conference in Halifax, Nova Scotia June 24, 2011.
The Scholarship winners are:
David Thurton - (Hometown, North York, Ontario) Ryerson University, Toronto, Ontario - 660 News Diversity Scholarship
Fadi Didi - (Hometown, London, Ontario) Fanshawe College, London, Ontario - BNN/Jim O'Connell Scholarship
Corey Emmett Murphy (Hometown, Ajax, Ontario) - Fanshawe College, London, Ontario - RTNDF Scholarship
Stefanie Masotti - (Hometown, Tecumseh, Ontario) University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario - Cold-FX Scholarship
Jillian Marie English - (Hometown, Dartmouth, Nova Scotia) Carleton University, Ottawa, Ontario - Atlantic Broadcasters Scholarship
Rosella Chibambo - (Hometown, Ottawa, Ontario) Carleton University, Ottawa, Ontario - The Canadian Press/Eric Murray Scholarship
Micah Lindo - (Hometown, Wilcox, Saskatchewan) Fanshawe College, London, Ontario - CBC/Barbara Frum Scholarship
Zachary Currie - (Hometown, Wainfleet, Ontario) Fanshawe College, London, Ontario - Marketwire Scholarship
In addition to a cash award, winners will receive a complimentary registration to the RTNDA National Conference and travel subsidy for the national conference in Halifax, Nova Scotia. A luncheon will be held to present and honor the recipients. CNN Correspondent, Martin Savidge will speak at the luncheon.
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