Poynter-Koch Media and Journalism Fellowship open [US]

Posted on Dec 9, 2019 in Journalism Basics

Aspiring and entrepreneurial journalists can apply for this career accelerator program.

The Poynter Institute and the Charles Koch Institute (CKI) organize the Poynter-Koch Media & Journalism Fellowship. The next program will begin June 2020. 

Fellows are placed in the newsroom of a participating organization and attend in-person training as a group three times throughout the yearlong program. They will have access to faculty in the field and courses on First Amendment law, foundations of a free press, media ethics, reporting/storytelling techniques and more.

A total of 45 early-career journalists will be selected. The average salary is US$52,000.

The deadline to apply is Feb. 28, 2020.