After two years as president of UNITY: Journalists for Diversity, it’s time to say goodbye. My term ends at midnight on Jan. 1, 2017. It was an honor to serve as president of one of the key alliance journalism partnerships in the country. The work – our work – is not over. Many newsrooms still aren’t reflective of the communities they cover.
NBCUniversal will offer four students the opportunity to become NBC Fellows and join one of the following NBC programs or platforms for summer 2017 as interns
JCamp is a six-day intensive, multicultural journalism training program for high school students. Students learn from professional journalists and get hands-on training in writing, reporting, photography, television and radio broadcasting, online media and data journalism.
The Donald W. Reynolds Journalism Institute invites proposals from people and institutions to collaborate with RJI on ideas and projects that will help RJI understand and meet the information needs of individuals in their roles as citizens.
The Executive Leadership Program (ELP) is a week-long immersive experience for any professional journalist interested in moving ahead in the workplace and developing the necessary skills to achieve goals small and large. Don’t miss this!
UNITY congratulates board member Jen Christensen on receiving the 2016 CNN Diversity Ovation Award.
As UNITY prepares for the next year, the alliance is asking valued members of the public to support the organization as we prepare for the next U.S. president.
Please Support UNITY!
Every penny helps UNITY and its alliance partners continue to push for diversity in our nation’s newsrooms, as well as increasing accuracy and sensitivity to diversity in news coverage.