Louis F. Prato has dedicated more than 30 years to RTDNA and RTDNF. Lou served as secretary of the RTDNF Board of Trustees, and for more than 20 years he was treasurer of the RTDNA Board of Directors.
Lou has worked as a news director, a journalism professor, a consultant, and Director of the Penn State All Sports Museum. Lou and his wife Carole live near his alma mater, Penn State University. He is the author of The Penn State Football Encyclopedia.
In recognition of his service to RTDNA and RTDNF, and his commitment to excellence in journalism, the $1000 Lou and Carole Prato Sports Reporting Scholarship was established in 2001. It is awarded to a journalism student who brings Lou’s journalism values to covering sports.
Must be officially enrolled in college and have at least one full academic year remaining.
Must be a fully enrolled college sophomore or higher to receive scholarship.
Must apply for only one scholarship.
May be enrolled in any major so long as your intent is a career in electronic journalism.
Year of Need: College Sophomore, College Junior, College Senior,
Min Award: 1000
Max Award: 1000
Radio Television Digital News Foundation
529 14th St NW Suite 1240
Washington, DC 20045
Contact Person: Karen Hansen