Congratulations to Natalie Cheng, this year’s recipient of the Linda Yu Broadcast Scholarship!
Natalie will be entering her junior year at the University of Missouri. She is double majoring in business and journalism, focusing on entrepreneurial, emerging and converged media. In addition to taking classes, she has been a producer and reporter at mid-Missouri’s NBC affiliate, KOMU-TV, the multimedia editor for the university’s student paper, a reporter for NPR affiliate KBIA and a producer and marketing team member for the Mandarin branch of media startup Newsy. Natalie is from Lisle, Ill., but went to high school at Phillips Academy in Andover, Mass.
Natalie will spend this summer interning at WBBM-CBS 2 in Chicago. The scholarship is given in honor of AAJA-Chicago Chapter co-founder and WLS ABC 7 anchor Linda Yu.