Echo reporters win Michigan Outdoor Writers Association scholarships

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Two Knight Center for Environmental Journalism students have won 2019 Toyota Let’s Go Places Scholarships from the Michigan Outdoor Writers Association.

Angela Mulka and Andrew Blok recently each received a $1,200 scholarship and a two-year, non-voting membership in the organization. The group is comprised of outdoor writers, hunters, fishers, hikers and recreational boaters.

Angela Mulka

Both Michigan State University students are reporters for the Knight Center’s environmental news service, Great Lakes Echo.

Mulka has a summer communications internship with the Michigan Economic Development Corp. She plans to apply the scholarship to college expenses as she enters her senior year pursuing a degree in journalism.

Andrew Blok

Blok, a masters student in journalism specializing in the environment, has a summer internship with Environmental Health News. He plans to use the award to buy microphones and a camera to diversify into audio and visual reporting.

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  1. Ok rookies, here is a huge story for you to report on, The Stalled Natural Conveyor on the Lower Great Lakes. Just Google Joe Barrett ICE BOOM and read up. See what you can ad to it. “Ice Boom Theory” is ripe for a national audience. I’ll do interviews just email me. I’m easy to find. Good luck. JBB

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