Damon Runyon Scholarship Winner
As the 2017 winner of the Damon Runyon Scholarship, Erin was recognized for her ability to tell a journalistic story. Six Colorado universities participate in the competition each year, and each nominee was selected by their University’s journalism faculty. The scholarship is named after Damon Runyon who was an early member of the Denver Press Club in 1906-07.
From the selection committee: “The news editor for the Rocky Mountain Collegian at CSU, Erin Douglas exemplifies the DPC’s vision of a future journalist. As a result of masterful storytelling and dogged reporting, she was nominated and chosen as both a Damon Runyon Scholarship winner and the winner of our Tim Russert Scholarship. Erin plans to continue in her career as a journalist covering government and policy.”