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UNITY 2016 Fellowship Application Now Available

UNITY 2016 Fellowship Application Now Available

UNITY Journalists for Diversity is proud to announce that it will sponsor a student fellowship for the summer of 2016.

For the third consecutive year, a college student dedicated to both journalism and diversity will have the opportunity to attend four different minority media conventions in four cities. The hosts will be the Asian-American Journalists Association – AAJA (Las Vegas), the National Lesbian and Gay Journalism Association – NLGJA (Miami), the Native American Journalists Organization – NAJA (New Orleans), The National Association of Hispanic Journalists – NAHJ and the National Association of Black Journalists – NABJ (combined convention – Washington DC). Travel and hotel accommodations will be covered.

The selected fellow will contribute to press coverage of each convention and receive training and mentor opportunities. He or she will also have free access to job fairs, workshops and special events.

APPLY NOW at http://unityjournalists.org/fellowships/2016-unity-fellowship-application/

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Weekend Course: Writing the Big City: Reporting in New York

January 24 @ 9:30 am - February 28 @ 12:00 pm
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Journalism Interactive 2016

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