Amelia Giller from the University of Southern California and Saman Malik from Columbia University are the winners of the joint Alliance for Women in Media Foundation (AWMF)/National Cable & Telecommunications Association scholarship.
The $3,500 scholarship was supposed to go to only one winner, but the groups signaled they were so many top-notch submissions that they were "compelled" to award two scholarships.
Each will get $3,500 to produce their respective concept for "a digital piece, essay or other creative concept."
Contributing editor John Eggerton has been an editor and/or writer on media regulation, legislation and policy for over four decades, including covering the FCC, FTC, Congress, the major media trade associations, and the federal courts. In addition to Multichannel News and Broadcasting + Cable, his work has appeared in Radio World, TV Technology, TV Fax, This Week in Consumer Electronics, Variety and the Encyclopedia Britannica.
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