Minority Scholarship Program

LIN Media Celebrates 15th Anniversary of Minority Scholarship & Training Program and
Announces 2013 Recipients

 

Congratulations Cameron Edgeworth and Ronny Latimore for winning LIN Media’s Broadcast and Digital Minority Scholarships, respectively.

Cameron, a junior at the University of Alabama in Birmingham, will earn hands-on training through a paid summer 2013 internship at WJCL-TV/WTGS-TV, the local ABC and FOX affiliates in Savannah, GA.

Ronny Latimore, a junior at Ferris State University, located in Big Rapids, Michigan, will continue to launch his career in digital media through a paid summer 2013 internship at WAVY-TV/WVBT-TV, the local NBC and FOX affiliates in Norfolk, VA.

In addition to the summer internships, both students will each receive a two-year scholarship for up to ten thousand dollars ($10,000) per year, which can be used towards tuition, fees, books, and room and board.

LIN Media’s Minority Scholarship and Training Program is an integral part of the Company’s strategy to strengthen its talent base and deepen connections within its local communities by building on the cultural diversity of its workforce. Students are selected for the program based on various criteria, including academic achievement, passion for broadcasting and digital mediums, as well as a strong desire to contribute to the overall advancement of the industry.

Since the launch of the program in 1998, LIN Media has awarded more than $500,000 in scholarship funds to ambitious students interested in a wide spectrum of fields in or relating to broadcast television and digital media.

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