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Muckerman Awarded $3000 CAPBA Scholarship

2017 scholarship winner Anna Muckerman of the University of Maryland-College Park with past CAPBA President and Scholarship Committee Chairman Rob Lang and Rob Shilling, son of Bob Shilling.

2017 scholarship winner Anna Muckerman of the University of Maryland-College Park with past CAPBA President and Scholarship Committee Chairman Rob Lang and Rob Shilling, son of Bob Shilling. Photo: CAPBA

COLLEGE PARK, Md. (June 7) – Congratulations to Merrill College student Anna Muckerman ’18 – who was awarded this year’s Chesapeake AP Broadcasters Association $3000 Bob Schilling scholarship. The award was officially presented last Saturday night during the CAPBA convention in Ocean City.

The scholarship is named in honor of past CAPBA President and Board Member Bob Shilling.

Muckerman is the news director for WMUC radio on campus and has been a long-term intern for Meet the Press in Washington, D.C. She is also a former reporter for ABC2 Teen Perspective.

Here’s what she had to say at Saturday’s Awards Banquet in Ocean City:

 

 


About the CAPBA

The Chesapeake Associated Press Broadcasters Association serves as an official liaison between AP Member Stations and the Mid-Atlantic Bureau and its staff in Delaware, Maryland and Washington, D.C. The CAPBA board, comprised of radio and television professionals from the region, meets quarterly to discuss issues of significance to the AP and its members.

The board is also responsible for awarding the Bob Shilling $3,000 Memorial Scholarship to a college journalism student, the planning of our annual convention in Ocean City (check out pictures from the 2017 convention on our Facebook page!), and other educational and industry-related events.

Schweich Wins CAPBA Scholarship

COLLEGE PARK, Md. – Rising senior Emily Schweich has been awarded a $2500 Chesapeake AP Broadcasters Association scholarship.

She will receive the scholarship check during the CAPBA annual convention in Ocean City June 5-7.  The presentation will be made at the AP awards dinner that Saturday.

A past president of the SPJ student chapter at the Merrill College and Diamondback multimedia reporter, Schweich is interning this summer at the NBC DC Bureau this summer. A long-time Capital News Service volunteer, she will go in front of the camera this fall as part of Sue Kopen Katcef’s CNS Broadcast Bureau at UMTV.

Emily has had a love for storytelling from an early age. She says her ultimate goal is to “become a news anchor and give a voice to the voiceless through journalism, focusing special attention to issues impacting women, such as gender-based violence and poverty and fair treatment in the workplace.”

Read her bio.