ANN LIGUORI FOUNDATION SPORTS MEDIA SCHOLARSHIP WINNER DANIELLE PLUCHINSKY

Ann Liguori

Expert radio and television sports commentator, and author on the game of golf and its stars, Ann Liguori, presented the Ann Liguori Foundation Sports Media Scholarship, now in the 5th year, at the 2019 Matrix Awards. The event, which this year took place at the Sheraton New York Times Square, is held annually since 1970 to honor the most extraordinary women in the communications industry for their accomplishments and contributions.

The Ann Liguori Foundation Sports Media Scholarship supports the study of sports media communications or management and is intended for those hoping to pursue a career in sports broadcasting, reporting, programming or production. Mentorship has always been an important component of Ann Liguori’s world and legacy, and every year she mentors the Scholarship recipient. This year’s winner was Danielle Pluchinsky, currently a sophomore at Ithaca College, where she is a sports media major with minors in journalism and marketing. She is currently interning in her college athletic communications office and was the Assistant Sports Editor and then Sports Editor for her college newspaper.

For more information on the NY WICI Sports Media Scholarship, please visit.

Ann is looking at a busy summer ahead, also hosting and supporting several other events for the 501c3 Ann Liguori Foundation, which raises funds and awareness for not-for-profit organizations that focus on cancer research, prevention, cancer care and mentorship.

Dani Pluchinsky With Ann Liguori

The 21st Annual Ann Liguori Foundation Charity Golf Classic takes place on Thursday, June 20 at historic Westhampton Country Club in The Hamptons. The event features great prizes and supports an important cause. For more info and to register, please visit: http://annliguori.com/anns-charity-golf-event/

Ann’s work, whether in the radio studio, golf course or design studio, is certainly not to be missed. For more information about Ann’s busy summer schedule, please visit her website 

About Ann Liguori

Ann Liguori is a polymath – a radio and television golf commentating phenomenon, President of Ann Liguori Productions and owner of Sports Innerview Radio & Television, an archive collection of interviews Ann did with sports legends and entertainment stars. She is the author of ‘A Passion for Golf: Celebrity Musings About the Game,’ (2007) available on amazon.com. In addition, Ann is a champion of charitable activity through her Ann Liguori Foundation, a 501c3 public charity with the mission to raise funds and awareness for not-for-profits that work in the field of cancer research, prevention and cancer care.

Ann, in creative collaboration with Holly Daniels Christensen and Dune Jewelry, debuted her “Hamptons Rope Collection” and Dune Golf items, using sand from your favorite beach or golf course, in beautiful, custom-made pieces:

Ann, who’s covered Tiger Woods career from the beginning, will be broadcasting for WFAN-NY and CBS Sports Radio Network from the PGA Championship at Bethpage, May 16-19, 2019 and from Pebble Beach during the U.S. Open Golf Championship, June 13-16, 2019.

About the Matrix Awards

Proceeds from the Matrix Awards go towards a full range of scholarships and educational programs for women, whether they are just beginning or are embarking on a career transition. To date, NYWICI’s Foundation, the largest for communications scholarships for women in the country, has given more than $1.7 million dollars in scholarships.

For more information visit HERE.  

Photos By Anne Watt

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