This is a rare opportunity for college students to develop immersive multimedia and reporting skills from all over the country. The fellowship is designed to simulate convergence journalism, technology and cross-cultural communications.
One UNITY fellow will be selected to cover the AAJA, NABJ, NAHJ, NAJA and NLGJA conventions, with travel and hotel accommodations provided.
The student fellow will participate in convention training that will include interactive online courses in interviewing, multimedia, ethics, and visual and audio techniques.
The student fellow will also be given convention assignments to cover issues related to the journalism industry as well as the AAPI, LGBTQ and the Native communities today.
A group of skilled journalists and media professionals will also be selected to act as mentors and guide the UNITY fellow as they report on the convention.
UNITY thanks the Ford Foundation for making this program possible.
Apply Now: Deadline is 11:59 p.m. (EST) May 31.
- Applicants must have a strong commitment to UNITY’s mission.
- Applicants must be enrolled as a full-time college or graduate student or recent graduate (within one year) with a serious interest in pursuing journalism as a career.
- Applicants must be 18 years of age or older.
- AAJA, NLGJA and NAJA membership is not required to apply; however, accepted students will have to sign up for a student membership in at least one of the UNITY alliance organizations.
- Applicants must be available during
- NAJA convention in Arlington, Va., July 9-12
- NABJ convention in Minneapolis Aug. 5-9
- NAHJ at EIJ Conference in Orlando Sept. 18-20
- AAJA convention in San Francisco Aug. 12-15
- NLGJA convention in San Francisco Sept. 3-6.