Updated: Monday, 25 Feb 2013, 4:08 PM EST
Published : Wednesday, 20 Feb 2013, 11:41 AM EST
CHICOPEE, Mass. - WWLP-22News Invites Students Pursuing Degrees in Broadcast Television or Digital Media to Apply for LIN Media’s Minority Scholarship and Training Program.
WWLP-22News announced today that its parent company, LIN Media, is now accepting applications for its Minority Scholarship and Training Program and will award one broadcast television scholarship/internship and one digital media scholarship/internship in April 2013, to commence in Summer 2013.
Each student will receive a two-year scholarship for up to ten thousand dollars ($10,000) per year, which can be used toward tuition, fees, books, and room and board. In addition, LIN Media will provide each student with hands-on training through a paid internship program at one of its television stations around the country. The Minority Scholarship recipients will be assigned full-time positions at LIN Media upon graduation and successful completion of the training program.
Applications will be accepted until March 20, 2013. The application and criteria for LIN Media's Minority Scholarship and Training Program can be accessed via the Company’s web site: http://www.linmedia.com/contact-us/minority-scholarship-program/ .
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. LIN Media has been awarding two-year scholarships to ambitious students since 1998.
WWLP-22News is an NBC affiliate providing local news, network, syndicated, and local programming to western Massachusetts. The station also provides superior digital breaking news and weather coverage through its websites WWLP.com and onpolitix.com, and on all mobile devices.