El Vaquero Staffers Receive Scholarships
December 4, 2013
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Four members of the El Vaquero staff were honored with scholarships from the Los Angeles Press Club Foundation Tuesday with checks presented by the foundation’s board member Fernando del Rio, a retired longtime producer, writer and broadcast personality for KCAL (channel 9) and KRTH radio.
Receiving awards were El Vaquero editor-in-chief Sal Polcino, photographer Kathy Bakowicz, managing editor Agnessa Kasumyan and sports editor Jonathan Williams.
Del Rio’s wife Anna, a retired television producer, was also in attendance. The staff of El Vaquero has garnished a record number of awards this year from the Journalism Association of Community Colleges and the California College Media Association, and has also forged an alliance with the Glendale News-Press, in which staff members have published several articles and photographs.