WKBN, WYTV parent offering Minority Scholarship and Training Program

WKBN 27 and 33 WYTV is announcing that their parent company, LIN Media, is expanding the eligibility for its Minority  Scholarship and Training Program to college sophomores and juniors, and is now accepting applications until March 31, 2014. The company will award one national broadcast television scholarship/internship and one national digital media scholarship/internship in May 2014, to commence in summer 2014.

Each student will receive either a one-year or two-year scholarship for up to $10,000 per year, which can be used toward tuition, fees, books, and room and board. In addition, LIN Media will provide each student with hands-on training through a paid internship program at one of its television stations or digital businesses around the country. The Minority Scholarship recipients will  be assigned full-time positions at LIN Media upon graduation and successful completion of the training program.

Applications will be accepted until March 31, 2014. The application and criteria for LIN Media’s Minority Scholarship and Training Program can be accessed via the company’s website: http://www.linmedia.com/minority-scholarship/.

LIN Media’s Minority Scholarship and Training Program is an integral part of the company’s strategy to strengthen its talent base and deepen connections  within its local communities by building on the cultural diversity of its workforce. LIN Media has been awarding scholarships to students since 1998.

About LIN Media – LIN Media is a multimedia company that operates or services 43 television stations and seven digital channels in 23 U.S. markets, along with a portfolio of websites, apps and mobile products. LIN Media is traded on the NYSE under the symbol “LIN.”

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