NBC Universal partners with HBCUs to launch NBCU Academy

The company will invest $6.5M into the program. NBC Universal News Group says they are committed to diversity through a new initiative.

The media giant has created NBCU Academy, a new program that will help groom the next generation of journalists through hands-on training. The program will be available to students at several Historically Black colleges and universities.

Per a press release obtained by theGrio, the program will also be offered at institutions serving mostly students of color and will include scholarships and access to NBCU News Group Journalists around the world.

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