Broadcasting and Journalism

Tri States Public Radio First Year Fellowship

This is a partnership between TSPR and the department of Broadcasting and Journalism to benefit one incoming freshman in fall 2018.

CRITERIA:

  • Must be an incoming freshman in the Fall of 2019.
  • Must be a multimedia journalism major.
  • Recipient should demonstrate talent, commitment, excellence, and professional ambition in multimedia journalism.
  • Candidates will be asked to conduct a phone interview with members of the Scholarship Committee and the TSPR News Director.

TERMS:

  • $1000 tuition waiver.
  • Awarded for academic year 2019-2020.
  • Part-time paid reporting position with TSPR News

SELECTION PROCESS:

  • Selection will be made April 2019.

APPLICATION PROCESS:

  • Apply online
  • Applicants must write a short essay on why they are considering a career in multimedia journalism.
  • APPLICATIONS ARE DUE ON FRIDAY, APRIL 5, 2019. APPLICATIONS MUST BE SUBMITTED ONLINE OR TO SALLEE 306, BY 4:00 P.M.

An online application is available below.

submit online

An application form is available below.

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INQUIRIES:

  • Inquiries should be sent to the Chair, Department of Broadcasting & Journalism.

CONTACT INFORMATION:

Department of Broadcasting & Journalism
Sallee Hall 306, Western Illinois University
Macomb, IL 61455
Phone: (309) 298-2888
Email: Broadcasting@wiu.edu