RTDNF names 2017 Michele Clark Fellow

November 16, 2017 11:00

CB Cotton, MMJ, WITN Channel 7

CB Cotton is a graduate of UNC Chapel Hill's School of Media and Journalism. CB is also the 2016 First Place winner of the Hearst Television News Collegiate Championship held in San Francisco and the First Place winner of the Hearst Television News Collegiate Preliminaries. Upon graduating, CB began her career as the Jacksonville Newsroom Chief at WITN in Eastern North Carolina. CB serves as a multimedia journalist; shooting, writing and editing all of her own stories. She says her passion is telling stories through the eyes of those impacted by life's triumphs and tragedies. 

Watch some of CB's work: Find CB online at cbcottonreporting.com or on Facebook at CB Cotton WITN

RTDNF's first fellowship is named for Michele Clark, the CBS News correspondent who was killed in a plane crash while on assignment in 1972. This fellowship is awarded to a young, promising minority professional in television or radio news. In addition to the $1,000 award, winners of the Michele Clark Fellowships are invited to attend the Excellence in Journalism conference.

Meet all the 2017 RTDNF Scholarship &Fellowship winners.
Could you be the 2018 Clark Fellow?           Do you want to make awards like this possible?