Seattle, WA – Marguerite Casey Foundation is pleased to announce its 2013 Journalism Fellowship Program on Poverty. The program aims to increase the public’s and policymakers’ understanding of poverty through journalism. Application deadline May 24, 2013. Criteria and application to be found here: http://caseygrants.org/2013-journalism-fellowship-and-scholarship-award.
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AAJA is proud to announce the 2013 Council for International Cooperation/Anna Chennault Scholarship and encourages rising college sophomores to apply. The winner will receive a $3,900 scholarship and an opportunity to be a Voices student news project participant at the 2013 AAJA convention in New York with all travel, lodging and registration costs covered. Applications must be received by May 3, 2013.
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San Luis Obispo County’s alternative newsweekly is looking for a full-time staff writer. Applicants must have investigative reporting experience, a healthy respect for deadlines, and a sense of humor and be capable of generating their own story ideas and working as part of a tightly knit team.
Send résumés and writing samples (no fewer than three, though more are welcome) and an optional cover letter to New Times Executive Editor Ryan Miller at email@example.com. The start date for the position is late May.
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Please join the the NLGJA DC Chapter and the National Press Club Journalism Institute for a lively discussion on the role of the ombudsman in a changing news business.
So save the date for “The Endangered Newsroom Ombudsman?” on Tuesday, May 14, from 6 to 8 p.m. at the National Press Club, 529 14th St NW Washington DC.
Confirmed participants include Patrick Pexton, the most recent ombudsman at the Washington Post, as well as Clark Hoyt, who served as public editor at the New York Times. Tom Rosenstiel of the American Press Institute will moderate.
Admission is free!
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The new Executive Director will report to the President of UNITY and the UNITY Board of Directors. The responsibilities will be to manage the current staff of UNITY and an expanded staff leading to conventions; and manage the funding requirements of the organization. The operating budget for the organization is $500,000.