‘FOX News Challenge’ offers $10,000 prize

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Fox News Channel has announced its 7th Annual “Fox News Channel College Challenge,” a nationwide competition for undergraduate students majoring in journalism, broadcast journalism, communications or an equivalent.

According to its press release, the competition’s mission is to “recognize, encourage and support excellence in broadcast journalism in America’s colleges and universities.”

The “Fox News Channel College Challenge” requires teams of two to four students (juniors and seniors only) to research, write, produce and submit an objective broadcast news story. A panel from Fox News Channel will judge the entries.

The winning team will share a scholarship of $10,000 and the team’s school will receive a matching grant of $10,000. In addition, the winning team and one administrator will be invited to appear on Fox News Channel to talk about the winning entry and their experience.

Members of the winning team, who are juniors, will be eligible for an internship at Fox News Channel (must meet eligibility requirements). Members of the winning team, who are seniors, will receive an entry level job interview at Fox News Channel.

For more information, visit the Fox News College Challenge Web site.

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