Previous winners

2017 Winners

Mills Hayes
Theashionna Owens

2016 Winners

Abbey O’Brien
Jaclyn Lee

2015 Winners

Chuck Ringwalt
Meredith Stutz

Spring 2014:
Mackenzie Roberts
Tabitha Corley

Spring 2013:
Joe Bruno
Kyle Cline

Fall 2012:
Emily Palmer
Kalina Harrison

Fall 2011:
Lauren Brigman
Lisa Ellen Brown

Fall 2010:
Kathleen Brown
Drew Smith

Fall 2009:
Dannika Lewis
Jessica Lyn Silvaggio

Fall 2008:
Kevin Kline
Mason Snyder

Fall 2007:
Matthew McClellan
Adam Rhew

2009 winner

Dannika Lewis
Elon University

Dannika Lewis, of Sykesville, Md., is a senior broadcast journalism major at Elon University, where she has served as vice president of the university’s chapter of RTDNA. She is also one of 25 communications majors selected for the Class of 2010 Journalism and Communications Fellow.

Lewis spent the summer of 2009 as an intern for CBS Evening News’ medical unit in New York, where she assisted in research, writing, field shoot, logging, scripting and editing for both Evening News packages and on contributions to’s Doc Dot Com.

At Elon, she serves as a foreign correspondent and director of marketing for Phenix 14 News. As part of her position, she was assigned in Madrid, Spain, where she self-produced and translated news pieces.