The DuJuan and Tina McCoy Foundation will provide annual scholarships to selected individuals in the Multicultural Media Producing Program (MMPP). The scholarships are based on need and students can be awarded up to $2,000. The scholarship application requires a one-page essay based on the prompts below.
The DuJuan and Tina McCoy Foundation is dedicated to funding programs that advance the education, careers, and quality of life of multicultural individuals and communities.
Option 1: As a multicultural news producer how would you strive for greater representation in the media when coverage is aimed at people and communities of color?
Option 2: What advantages do you see in the existence of a more diverse newsroom in media representation as a whole?
Please email your application to: [email protected]
The NAB Leadership Foundation works with current and aspiring leaders in broadcasting to build a more diverse, innovative, and vibrant future for the industry by investing in our greatest resource: our people. CBS News and Stations is dedicated to providing the highest quality journalism under standards it pioneered and continues to set in today’s digital age.
The Multicultural Media Producing Program Fellowship (MMPP) seeks to increase the diversity of the broadcast industry’s television news producers and maximize the benefits of a multicultural workforce. The NAB Leadership Foundation and CBS News and Stations are proud to support ten (10) students with additional education during the two-semester MMPP program being taught at the Ivy Tech Community College.
Each MMPP fellow selected in the 2023-24 school year will benefit from the opportunity to participate in broadcast industry leadership, career development, and DEI training. This instruction may come in the form of recorded webinars or live online sessions. Each student will also be invited to the NAB Show in Las Vegas. Transportation, lodging for two nights and meal vouchers will be included.
1.Student must be currently enrolled in the Ivy Tech Community College MMPP program. They may apply once they have completed the first semester of the program.
3. Essay Response
4. 30-minute video interview
NABLF Fellowship application link will be live on August 15th, 2023.
ViacomCBS believes that to be the best creators and storytellers, the industry must reflect, celebrate, and elevate the diversity of audiences. The company has committed to assist in placing several MMPP graduates at their local television stations across the country.