The 19th seeks director for journalism fellowship [US]

Posted on Nov 29, 2021 in Diversity and Inclusion

Experienced editors can apply for this remote position in the United States.

The 19th is hiring a director of fellowships to run its inaugural Frances Ellen Watkins Harper Fellowship.  The program aims to further equity in the field of journalism, create career opportunities for women of color and LGBTQ+ people, and ensure a diverse pipeline of next-generation journalists for the nation’s newsrooms.   

The director will provide direction, oversight and support for five full-time fellows annually, including serving as the primary newsroom editor for reporting and editing fellows.

Interested candidates must have six years in a newsroom, with at least two years of editing experience, strong news judgment and story ideas, with experience in politics and policy journalism preferred.

Apply by Dec. 13.