An award established in 1999 by N.S. Bienstock, Inc. owners, Richard Leibner and Carole Cooper. N.S. Bienstock is a leading talent agency in news and reality-based programming for more than 35 years and is a long-time member of RTDNA. This award recognizes a promising minority professional journalist with fewer than 10 years of experience in radio or television news. Funds can be used for further education or other necessities to further the winner's reporting career.
In addition to the $2,500 award, winners are invited to attend the Excellence in Journalism conference.
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Restricted by race for
Black, Hispanic, Asian/Pacific Islander or American Indian/Alaska Native students
- Must not be attending high school currently
Restricted to students studying
How to Apply
What you'll need:
Ms. Kate McGarrity
Awards and Programs Manager
529 14th Street NW