Cardinals announce Mike Shannon Sports Journalism Fellowship – Newstalk KZRG

ST. LOUIS, Missouri, February 25, 2022 – The St. Louis Cardinals and the St. Louis Press Club today announced the creation of the Mike Shannon Sports Journalism Fellowship.

The $5,000 scholarship will be awarded annually, starting this year, to a full-time student pursuing or intending to pursue a degree leading to a career in sports journalism, with preference given to students in the metropolitan area of ​​the two states of St. Louis.

“I am grateful to the St. Louis Press Club and the Cardinals organization for establishing a scholarship fund in my name for aspiring sports journalism students,” said Cardinals Hall member Mike Shannon. of Famer.

“St. Louis has a rich history of producing some of the most talented sports writers and broadcasters in the industry and I look forward to helping the next wave of men and women pursue their dreams of a career in sports journalism.

A panel of judges from the St. Louis Press Club and members of the Shannon family will select the scholarship recipient based on ability, interest in pursuing a career in sports journalism, academic performance and financial need.

Applications for the Mike Shannon Scholarship Fund are accepted until April 1. A recipient will be announced on May 1. Interested students can learn more about scholarship application requirements at stlpressclub.org/scholarships.html.

St. Louis Cardinal baseball can be heard on sister station KZRG on AM radio 1230 “The Talker” KZYM.

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