Dec. 6, 2012: "N.S. Bienstock Fellowship" - An award established in 1999 by N.S. Bienstock, Inc. owners, Richard Leibner and Carole Cooper. N.S. Bienstock has been 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 journalist in radio or television news.
In addition to the $2,500 award, winners of the N.S. Bienstock Fellowship receive an expenses paid trip to the Excellence in Journalism Conference.
2012 N.S. Bienstock Fellowship Winner - Alexis Morgan
Alexis Morgan is currently attending the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism. Originally from the nation's capital, she recently graduated from Penn State with a degree in broadcast journalism.
Alexis has been an anchor at the Centre County Report, a sideline reporter for the Big Ten Network as well as a contributor to USA Today College and Psychology Today.”
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“Receiving the N.S. Bienstock Fellowship is like a dream come true for me and it represents that hard work doesn't go unnoticed. With education-related debt rising in America, it's imperative that organizations like RTDNA strive to provide funding for higher education. I'm so pleased to accept this award to continue with my studies that will hopefully lead to a bright future in the world of journalism.”