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Journalism Student Honored at PRNDI Conference

Savannah Packard has been chosen to receive one of the 2011 PRNDI (Public Radio News Directors Incorporated) Scholarships. This scholarship includes a $500 award, as well as airfare, ground transportation, hotel and registration to the 2011 PRNDI Conference (June 23-25 in Arlington, Va.).
Savannah has been interning with Nashville Public Radio where she wrote, researched and produced a feature story called, “The Future of Texting 911 in Tennessee.” This story aired across the state of Tennessee and also was picked up by the Associated Press. This story is also one of the student award winners in this year’s PRNDI student contests.