Vittoria DeGiosio was recently awarded a $2,500 “Emerging Voices” scholarship presented by the Alliance for Women in Media (AWM) and Ford Motor Company Fund. She is a senior majoring in mass communications and political science at King’s College.
As a scholarship recipient, DeGiosio was provide journalist content for AWM’s website. She was awarded the scholarship based on two writing samples, both of which will be published on the website. She was presented the scholarship at the AWM’s annual Gracie Awards luncheon held recently in New York.
DeGiosio is president of Lambda Pi Eta, the mass communication honor society; member of the Aquinas Society, the College’s honor society; and Pi Sigma Alpha, the political science honor society.
She is currently interning with The Maternal and Family Health Services, Inc., and Hoegen & Associates, P.C. in in Wilkes-Barre. She was a research intern for the 2014 Indicators Report for Lackawanna and Luzerne County, produced by the Institute for Public Policy and Economic Development. She previously interned for Rob McCord’s Governor campaign, and served as a campaign assistant for Matt Cartwright’s U.S. Congress campaign.
DeGiosio is a member of the College’s Honors Program and president of the program’s Student Advisory Council. She is co-editor of “Scop,” the King’s literary magazine, and managing editor of the College’s yearbook, “The Regis.” She has published several articles for 1-800-Politics, a news aggregation website and political blog, as well as stories for the “Media Connection,” the mass communications newsletter.
King’s College is a Catholic College sponsored by the Congregation of Holy Cross.