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Hofstra University Student Receives RTDNA Scholarship Award

The RTDNA Foundation announces its scholarships for 2023 and Hofstra University rising senior Yaw Bonsu is a recipient of a $2,500 Presidents Scholarship given in memory of past RTDNA presidents in recognition of broadcast journalism students’ excellence. Bonsu is a journalism major focusing on sports journalism. He servesim as the sports director at WRHU-FM, Hempstead, New York on campus and holds positions as a weekend news anchor for WABC-AM, New York and is a sports department intern for WABC-TV, New York. RTDNA Foundation says, “Yaw’s impressive journey includes internships at prominent companies like NBC 4 New York, FOX News Channel, Turner Sports, NBA on TNT, and SiriusXM. He looks up to journalist Jeremy Schaap for his impactful storytelling beyond the field of play and aims to make a similar difference in communities. As someone who largely relies on loans to cover school costs, receiving this scholarship means the world to him.” See the RTDNA Foundation’s complete list of scholarship recipients here.