2018 Walter Cronkite Scholarship

Emily Kenney is a broadcasting production major with a minor in music business. She works as the production manager for NEWS3, the student-produced newscast in the WIU Department of Broadcasting and Journalism, and is president of the Students of Illinois News Broadcasters Association, National Broadcasting Society and the Broadcasting Production Club. Last year, Kenney won a Crystal Pillar award from NATAS Mid-America in the general assignment reporting in light news category for her videography and editing work. Her ultimate goal is to become a videographer or editor for Discovery Channel.