Chevrolet Selects Six HBCU Students for Journalism Fellowship

The 2019 Chevrolet Discover the Unexpected Fellows, alongside the DTU Advisor Fonzworth Bentley and Ambassador DJ Envy pictured in front of the all-new 2019 Chevrolet Blazer (Image: Chevrolet)

Chevrolet is back for the fourth annual HBCU Journalism Fellowship. The organization has once again partnered with the National Newspaper Publishers Association to select six students from historically black colleges and Universities, (HBCUs).

The results are in and the 2019 Discover the Unexpected Journalism Fellows are Tedarius Abrams (Bethune-Cookman), Tyla Barnes (Hampton University), Elae Hill (North Carolina A&T), Miana Massey (Howard University), Emani Nichols (Morehouse College) and Sharon Joy Washington (Florida A&M). The fellows were awarded a $10,000 scholarship and a $5,000 stipend.

Their mission: with the help of NNPA editors and reporters, the fellows will travel the country to discover and share positive, inspirational and relevant stories from African American communities during their eight-week summer internship. According to a recent press release, they will form two teams of three people, and each team will have access to an all-new 2019 Chevrolet Blazer during their reporting assignments.

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