The White House Correspondents’ Association scholarship prize is a one-time award of $7,000.
Junior Thema Fenderson has maintained a 3.66 grade point average with a major in Broadcast Journalism and a minor in History. She has been a writer/producer for HUSLN4.com, Howard’s weekly television production, and has written for other campus and local news publications, pitching scripts and editing video. Thema also completed an internship at Voice of America, creating the “VOA Internet Search Pal” which is currently in use at VOA as a resource guide for the invisible web. She has had a successful and varied experience at POTUS Politics Channel 124 reporting on the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington. Thema continued to broaden her experience as an intern at America Tonight and Al Jazeera. She is currently a political programming intern with C-SPAN, Washington, DC.