upcoming radio/podcasting classes @WritingPadUS

Hey West Coast people. There are a bunch of great audio/podcasting courses being offered by @WritingPadUS this fall. Details below. Plus, get a 15% discount by using the coupon code FREELANCE. Woot!

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PODCASTING 5 WK w/ Casey Miner and Julie Caine (The Specialist, NPR)
http://writingpad.com/san-francisco-podcasting-bootcamp/
Sept. 14, 21, 28, Oct. 5, 12 (4 Wed. nights, 1 professional recording session)

RADIO STORYTELLING 5 WK w/ Davey Kim (Snap Judgment, NPR)
http://writingpad.com/san-francisco-radio-storytelling-class/
Sept 19, 26, Oct 17, 24, Nov 7 (4 Mon. nights, 1 recording session), 7-10 p.m., San Francisco

RADIO STORYTELLING 5 WK w/ Bob Carlson (Producer, Host KCRW's Unfictional)

http://writingpad.com/radio-storytelling-classes-in-los-angeles/

Sep 25Oct 2, 16, 23, Nov. 6 (4 Sunday nights, 1 recording session), 6-9 p.m., Los Angeles

 


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SPJ Norcal Excellence in Journalism Awards – submission deadline Sept 12

31ST ANNUAL SPJ NORCAL
EXCELLENCE IN JOURNALISM AWARDS
CALL FOR NOMINATIONS

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
— Aug. 25, 2016
Contact: Lila LaHood (415) 846-5346 or Liz Enochs (415) 323-0220

Know a journalist who has done brilliant work over the past year? Someone who does whatever it takes to get the story, photo or video? Whose dedication to our craft is second to none? Maybe that journalist is you! For the past 31 years, the Northern California chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists has selected from among the Bay Area’s best of the best for its acclaimed Excellence in Journalism Awards. These awards honor the journalists whose outstanding work embodies SPJ’s ideals of initiative, integrity, talent and compassion.
 
The contest entry site — awards.spjnorcal.org — is a one-stop shop for all your contest needs, including a short video with detailed, step-by-step instructions. Create an account, and the site will walk you through the rest.
 
We welcome entries from journalists producing work in emerging formats and recommend broad interpretation of award categories. Be sure to name everyone who played a significant role in producing the entry and explain how they were involved. Letters of nomination are encouraged.
 
See below for complete Contest Categories and Submission Guidelines.
 
Best of luck!

 
 
CONTEST CATEGORIES
 
BREAKING NEWS


Honors individuals, teams or news organizations whose work demonstrates clear and accurate reporting and graceful writing on deadline. Judges will consider deadline pressure and complexity of subject.
Entry specifications: Submit up to three stories and related multimedia content.
Categories: Print/Online, Radio/Audio and TV/Video.
 
INVESTIGATIVE REPORTING
Honors individuals or teams that identify important issues and demonstrate initiative, persistence and resourcefulness in pursuing information that is restricted or not easily available.
Entry specifications: Submit one story or a series, along with any related multimedia content. If entering a series, please submit no more than four stories.
Categories: Radio/Audio, TV/Video, and Small and Large divisions* for Print/Online.
 
EXPLANATORY JOURNALISM
Honors journalists who increase readers’, listeners’ and/or viewers’ understanding of significant or complex issues. Entries may deepen understanding of issues in the news or may focus on issues largely uncovered by the media.
Entry specifications: Submit one story or a series, along with any related multimedia content. If entering a series, please submit no more than four stories.
Categories: Radio/Audio, TV/Video, and Small and Large divisions* for Print/Online.
 
COMMUNITY JOURNALISM


Honors journalists and organizations whose primary focus is coverage of a well-defined community or neighborhood. Entries may include print publications, news broadcasts or news sites. University-supported projects are not eligible.
Entry specifications: This is for community-based outlets. Submit no more than five news stories and related multimedia content, or two news packages demonstrating the range and depth of local news coverage.
Categories: Print/Online, Radio/Audio and TV/Video.
 
FEATURES and LONGFORM STORYTELLING
Honors journalists for exceptional longform narrative writing. Judges will consider creativity, use of humor or drama, style, clarity and suitability of the writing to the subject.
Entry specifications: Submit one story or a series, along with any related multimedia content. If entering a series, please submit no more than four stories.
Categories: Radio/Audio, TV/Video, and Small and Large divisions* for Print/Online.
 
COMMENTARY/ANALYSIS
Honors individuals for exceptional commentary, analysis and editorials. Entries may include bylined or unsigned content. News-related blogs are also eligible. Judges will consider quality of expression, clarity and originality.
Entry specifications: Submit up to three samples.
Categories: Print/Online, Radio/Audio and TV/Video.
 
ARTS & CULTURE REPORTING
Honors journalists for incisive reporting about art, music, movies, theater, dance, books, restaurants, architecture or other public performance. May also include reviews, for which judges will consider quality of analysis and persuasiveness of arguments.
Entry specifications: Submit up to three samples.
Categories: Radio/Audio, TV/Video, and Small and Large divisions* for Print/Online.
 
TECHNOLOGY REPORTING
*New Category* —Honors journalists and organizations whose primary focus is coverage of technology. Entries may include print publications, news broadcasts or news sites.
Entry specifications: Submit no more than five stories and related multimedia content, or two packages demonstrating the range and depth of coverage.
Categories: Print/Online, Radio/Audio and TV/Video.
 
SCIENCE, ENVIRONMENT and HEALTH REPORTING
*New Category* —Honors journalists and organizations whose primary focus is coverage of science, environment and health. Entries may include print publications, news broadcasts or news sites.
Entry specifications: Submit no more than five stories and related multimedia content, or two packages demonstrating the range and depth of coverage.
Categories: Print/Online, Radio/Audio and TV/Video.
 
JOURNALISM INNOVATION
Honors individuals or organizations that have demonstrated innovative ways to further the goals of journalism using technology, new funding strategies and/or other approaches. Entrants should demonstrate how innovation can lead to unique coverage.
Entry specifications: Submit up to three samples showing how this innovation works. You may enter the work in other categories as a piece of a larger project.
Categories: All media.
 
DATA VISUALIZATION
Honors individuals or organizations that have demonstrated excellence in presenting complex information using graphics, maps and other data visualization and interactive tools.
Entry specifications: Submit up to three samples. Include the associated stories or links to them online.
Categories: All media.
 
BEST SCOOP
Honors individuals or organizations for breaking an important news story that led to extensive coverage by other organizations.
Entry specifications: Submit one story or package of related stories and associated multimedia content.
Categories: All media.
 
PHOTOJOURNALISM
Please include the written story or explanation with each submission.
Breaking News — Honors individuals, teams or news organizations whose work demonstrates clear, accurate and graceful photojournalism produced on deadline. Judges will consider deadline pressure and complexity of subject.
Entry specifications: Submit photos with cutlines from up to three stories. No more than 15 images in all.
Categories: Individual and Team.
Photo Essay — Honors individuals, teams or news organizations for excellent storytelling presented in series of related photos that either serve as a stand-alone photo essay or are associated with a written story.
Entry specifications: Submit photos with cutlines from one photo essay. No more than 15 images in all.
Categories: Essay of 1 to 5 images; Essay of 6 to 10 images; Essay of 11 to 15 images.
Portfolio — Honors an individual for excellence in photojournalism.
Entry specifications: Submit up to 10 images with cutlines. Include the associated stories or links to them online.
Single Image — Honors an individual for a single excellent image captured in the past year.
Entry specifications: Submit one image with cutline. Include the associated story or a link to it online.
 
VIDEO JOURNALISM 
Video journalism is image-driven and may or may not include narration.
Breaking News — Honors individuals, teams or news organizations whose work demonstrates clear, accurate and graceful video journalism produced on deadline. Judges will consider deadline pressure and complexity.
Entry specifications: Submit videos from up to three stories.
Feature — Honors individuals, teams or news organizations for excellent, artful storytelling.
Entry specifications: Submit one video of up to 60 minutes.
Portfolio — Honors an individual for excellence in video journalism.
Entry specifications: Submit up to five stories with a maximum combined length of up to 60 minutes.
 
OUTSTANDING EMERGING JOURNALIST


Honors a journalist with less than five years of professional experience whose work shows great promise.
Entry specifications: Submit resume and three samples of work.
Categories: All media
 
STUDENT SPECIAL PROJECT
Honors individuals or classes of college-level and graduate-level students for exemplary reporting, writing, and/or photography produced by all forms of student media, including special projects that report local news. These should be student-generated and not part of an ongoing university-sponsored project.
Entry specifications: Submit up to three samples.
Categories: All media
 
PUBLIC SERVICE
Honors individuals, teams, or news organizations that try to improve conditions for the benefit of society. Entries will be judged on the significance of the issues, initiative, presentation and results.
Entry specifications: May include articles, editorials, public service announcements, cartoons, photos and graphics.
Categories: All media
 
NORCAL SPJ BOARD OF DIRECTORS AWARDS
Every year, the SPJ-NorCal Board of Directors honors individuals in the following six categories. Anyone may nominate candidates. There is no fee to nominate candidates for Board Awards, but a nomination letter is required. Complete instructions are available online.
1) Journalist of the Year: For extraordinary journalistic contributions in the past year.
2) Career Achievement: For extraordinary achievements exemplifying the highest standards of the profession.
3) Unsung Hero: A person whose contribution to journalism usually happens behind the scenes and is often overlooked (for example, a copy editor, librarian, web producer).
4) Meritorious SPJ Service/John Gothberg Award: For outstanding contributions to the Northern California Chapter of SPJ.
5) Distinguished Service: For advancement or advocacy of journalism by a journalist or non-journalist.
6) The Silver Heart: Awarded to a journalist whose career reflects an extraordinary dedication to giving voice to the voiceless.
 

SUBMISSION INSTRUCTIONS

Qualifying Timeframe: Entries must have been published/broadcast between July 1, 2015 and June 30, 2016, by a news outlet or individuals based in Northern California. Each entrant may submit only one entry per category.

Deadline: Entries must be time-stamped by 11:59 p.m. PDT on Monday, Sept. 12, 2016.

Multiple entries: Stories or projects entered in the Public Service, Best Scoop or Outstanding Emerging Journalist categories may also be entered in one other category. Entries for other categories may not be entered in multiple categories.

Cover letters: Letters of nomination or recommendation are permitted in any category, but they are not required, except for Board Award nominations.

Divisions for Print/Online: Some categories are divided into Small Print/Online and Large Print/Online divisions to reflect the reality that larger organizations have more resources than smaller ones. “Large” organizations are defined as organizations where one or more of the following apply: print circulation exceeds 100,000 and/or average monthly unique website visitors exceed 500,000. If neither of those apply to your organization, select “Small.” Note: If your organization is a news service or an organization that produces content for syndication, choose your division based on the estimated reach the story received in syndication.

Fee:
For SPJ members**: $30 per entry.
For non-SPJ members: $40 per entry.
For students: $20 per entry. Student fees may be waived for financial need by request. Send an email to spj.excellenceinjournalism@gmail.com to request a waiver.
* New * — Everyone who submits an entry will receive one free drink ticket at this year’s Excellence in Journalism Awards Dinner.

Payments: Payments can be made by credit card via awards.spjnorcal.org. You may also select a “Pay by check” option. Checks should be made to “SPJ NorCal.” In the memo field, please write “EIJ 2016.”  Checks should be postmarked by Sept. 12, 2016 and mailed to:
SPJ NorCal Chapter
c/o San Francisco Public Press
44 Page St., Ste. 504
San Francisco, CA 94102


** To be eligible for the $30 SPJ member entry fee, you must be a member of both the SPJ national organization (current membership fee $75) AND the SPJ Northern California chapter ($20) as of the time-stamp of entry. Membership is good for 12 months, based on the date you joined. Chapter membership entitles you to free or reduced member admission to NorCal chapter activities, including the Excellence in Journalism Awards dinner. To join SPJ and the NorCal chapter, please go to: www.spj.org/join.asp.

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Commissioning Brooklyn audio stories for BRIC RADIO

New show about all things Brooklyn seeks submissions. Details below! -Mia
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BRIC is launching BRIC RADIO this fall and one of our shows will be Brooklyn, U.S.A.  We're currently soliciting pitches and looking to commission work. 

A bit about Brooklyn, U.S.A.:

Brooklyn, U.S.A, part of the slate of new shows launching late 2016 by BRIC Radio, is a monthly podcast that features stories from and about Brooklyn. The stories are compelling, evergreen, and are produced by a curated and rotating group of producers, journalists, storytellers and radio professionals.  

We're looking for evergreen feature stories which bring us into hidden corners of Brooklyn or those right in front of our eyes. Average length of a piece will be 4-5 minutes. This is not the show for breaking news or profiles of programs or organizations; it is a show about Brooklyn and for Brooklyn, all of Brooklyn.  But those are the only parameters. Consider it a place for stories that are not heard elsewhere, and a home for all of those stories you see, witness, experience daily.  It can be with or without narration, personal or not, but it must have journalistic merit and be journalistically sound and accurate.

Each episode of Brooklyn, U.S.A. will be approximately 30 minutes and will include at least 3 pieces. The pieces will reflect the diversity of Brooklyn, which is also part of BRIC’s mission and each show will be tonally and topically diverse.

Pay is competitive with WNYC, New York Public Radio.  The rate is approximately $100/minute but we will work individually with you to figure this out.


Please send your pitches to radiopitches@bricartsmedia.org

BRIC is an incredibly diverse and vibrant arts and media community which has as its missions upholding that diversity, both in who contributes to BRIC and the work that comes out of BRIC.  We encourage promising producers to submit pitches as well as more seasoned ones.  It is you, the reporter/producers who will make Brooklyn come alive for our audience through your varied perspectives and experiences.  We are also a place which often runs stories which others don't, so send us those story ideas you've hoped to do but which lacked an appropriate home or outlet.  

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SF Public Press Annual Meeting & Radio Planning Workshop, Sept 1, 7-9pm

Bay Area radioheads – this is for you!
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Help Us Start a New Public Radio Station!

Public Press Annual Meeting & Radio Planning Workshop
When: Thursday, Sept. 1, 2016, 7 to 9 p.m.
Where: 44 Page Street, 2nd floor, San Francisco, CA 94102
RSVP: On Facebook or email radio [at] sfpublicpress [dot] org

The Public Press was awarded by the Federal Communications Commission a permit to construct a low-power FM radio station in San Francisco, sharing time on 102.5-FM with San Francisco Community Radio.

Radio is new territory for us, and we want to hear from the community: What do YOU want to hear on the airwaves? We aim to offer public-service broadcasting, including news, public-affairs talk shows, community events and experimental forms of storytelling with an emphasis on local programming.

Want to learn more and possibly get involved? Join us for a workshop as the featured segment of our annual public meeting. If you would like to participate in future LPFM conversations, send an email to radio [at] sfpublicpress [dot] org and ask to be added to the LPFM planning list.

http://sfpublicpress.org
http://facebook.com/SFPublicPress
http://twitter.com/SFPublicPress
E-newsletter: http://www.sfpublicpress.org/newsletter

The San Francisco Public Press is a local nonprofit, noncommercial news organization covering economy, civics and streetscape in the Bay Area. We aim to do for print and Web what public broadcasting does for television and radio. We produce news online daily and in a quarterly print newspaper.


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SF Writing School, @WritingPadUS, seeks part-time site manager

Interesting gig from the folks @WritingPadUS. (Includes free classes!) Details below.
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San Francisco School Site Manager
http://writingpad.com/san-francisco-school-site-manager/ 
WRITING SCHOOL SITE MANAGER POSITION IN SAN FRANCISCO

An award-winning writing school in LA, SF and Online is actively seeking School Site Managers to run a class site in its San Francisco Location in Potrero Hill.

Job Description: The School Site Manager is responsible for overseeing writing class operations at the San Francisco location.

Renumeration and Hours:
The position is 10-29 hours per week, depending on class enrollment. Work must completed on site. Hours take place on weeknight evenings Mon-Thurs. and weekends. Pay is $20 per hour plus free classes.

Main Responsibilities include: Opening and closing space, ensuring location safety, training and overseeing helpers,
making announcements and promoting classes, distributing and collecting relevant paperwork, managing inventory and office supplies, shopping for food and office supplies, managing correspondence with students and teachers at this location,
cleaning space, making copies for students or teachers, helping with educational program development and class quality control,
setting up AV and recording classes using Quicktime Pro or our online web system, assisting with social media and marketing efforts, flyering,researching new teachers, classes, and events, event planning.

Position may also include the following responsibilities: dealing with customer service issues related to classes, dealing with issues that may arise related to space management (plumbing, electrical, etc), phone and email sales, blogging.

Requirements are: Bachelor's Degree or MFA in Creative Writing, English Literature, Journalism, Screenwriting, Arts, Communication, Theater, must be a writer who is passionate about the craft of writing, 1 or more years of relevant work experience in office management or education, excellent writing, communication and presentation skills, excellent interpersonal skills, very responsible, detail oriented, takes direction well, able to work independently, must have a car and drivers license, working Macbook Pro, must be flexible and comfortable working in a fast paced environment, improv, stand up, or sketch comedy experience is desirable, sales and marketing experience is desirable

Applicants who do not have a Bachelor's Degree or MFA in Creative Writing, English Literature, Journalism, Screenwriting, Arts, Communication, Theater, or closely related degree, car and drivers license, and 1 or more years of relevant work experience in office management or education will NOT be considered.

This is an excellent position for a writer as it leaves your days free to write. It also offers great opportunities for networking and making connections with successful writers, editors and publishers.

To apply, applicants should include a copy of their resume and cover letter in the body of the mail as well as attach a PDF of both the resume and cover letter to info@writingpad.com. Please do not call us or stop by our offices to inquire about this position.


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WaPo’s new “Historically Black” podcast seeks submissions, deadline Sept 1

WaPo is launching a new podcast that narrates the stories of personal objects and experiences of black people in the U.S. as part of a project around the National Museum of African American History & Culture, which opens September 24. Submission instructions HERE and below. Deadline Sept 1.
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https://www.washingtonpost.com/pr/wp/2016/08/18/submit-a-story-to-be-featured-in-new-podcast-historically-black/
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The Washington Post, in partnership with American Public Media’s APM Reports, is collecting entries for its forthcoming, co-produced podcast series, Historically Black. Set to launch on September 19, the eight episode, weekly podcast series with guest celebrity hosts will showcase objects that tell people’s own personal stories of black history in America. Building off The Post’s Historically Black Tumblr, a crowdsourced “people’s museum” of objects, photographs, songs and stories, the podcast series will take a rich, researched look at how these items contribute to the public’s understanding of black history and culture today.

Entries are due by 12 p.m. noon ET on Thursday, September 1, 2016 to be considered for the podcast series. Entries submitted after September 1 may be featured on Historically Black Tumblr. All entries must be submitted online to historicallyblack.tumblr.com/submit. Past submissions have included family photos of objects, such as the black Santa Christmas tree topper belonging to Christina Tucker’s mixed race family; a photo Duchess Harris discovered of her grandmother working for NASA (then NACA) as a “computer” in the 1940s; love letters Janice Lillian Harris Cotton found in her basement rafters between her great-grandmother and great-grandfather tracing the pair’s romance as they were separated  during the “exoduster” movement; and more.

Entry Deadlines
Deadline: 12 p.m. noon ET on Thursday, September 1, 2016
Entries submitted after September 1 may be featured on Historically Black Tumblr.

How to Submit Your Entry
All entries must be submitted online to historicallyblack.tumblr.com/submit and should include:
-Your name
-Your email address
-Object photo (not required)
-The story behind the object you submitted

Please note photos or submissions may be used in related Washington Post coverage. By submitting your photo you are granting The Washington Post permission to use it on any platform. You are also stating that you took the photo and own all rights to it. Full terms here.

The first episode of Historically Black will air on September 19. It will be available on washingtonpost.com, and via iTunes and other podcast providers.


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AIR’s 2016 New Voices Scholarship to Third Coast, application deadline 8/29

Third Coast is my absolute favorite conference for pubmedia, and every year, AIR offers these New Voices scholarships. Get it if you can! Application deadline 8/29.
-Mia
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AIR is still talking applications for their 2016 New Voices Scholarship. 


Learn more and find the application here. The deadline to apply is next Monday, August 29th at 5 p.m. 
Scholars will receive financial support to attend this year's Third Coast Conference in Chicago, November 11th – 13th. This scholarship is an incredible opportunity to find both peers and mentors, meeting storytellers who are just entering the field and those who are well-established. 

Who this scholarship is ideal for: All producers and program makers who self-identify as part of a minority group. The focus of Third Coast is radio/audio, but the scholarship welcomes applicants from the full range of disciplines. New talent that contributes fresh craft, diversity or perspective to news and media. Someone who can one day (or already does) help programs and stations connect with more ears, homes, and corners of America.

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Media and Journalism Fellowships – Aug 24 Edition from @MediaShiftOrg

Once again thanks to MediaShift for putting out this great resource and to Will Coley for forwarding it along!
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Media and Journalism Fellowships: Aug. 24 Edition
http://mediashift.org/2016/08/media-journalism-fellowships-aug-24-edition/

Here’s a list of current media and journalism fellowship programs, including the deadlines for applying. If we’re missing any major programs, or you would like your program to be in the featured fellowship slot, please let us know by contacting Mark Glaser at mark [at] mediashift [dot] org and we’ll add them to the list. All featured fellowships are paid promotional slots. Fellowship descriptions are excerpts, edited for length and clarity. 

AUGUST 2016 DEADLINES

AHCJ National Cancer Reporting Fellowships
Association of Health Care Journalists
AHCJ will select up to 15 journalists to spend a week on the campus of the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, Md., to increase their understanding of and ability to report accurately on complex scientific findings, provide insight into the work of cancer researchers and to better localize cancer-related stories.
Deadline: Aug. 26, 2016

SEPTEMBER 2016 & BEYOND DEADLINES

Asfari Fellowship for Journalists from the Levant
Reuters Institute
This is a six month (two-term) Fellowship supported by the Asfari Foundation. It is open to experienced journalists, both in traditional and new media, wishing to undertake research projects on a variety of subjects, normally related to one of the Foundation’s target countries or of its media. Journalists from Lebanon, Palestine and Syria are eligible. Candidates should ideally be based in the Levant region or Egypt or Turkey and intend to work there upon the completion of the Fellowship.
Deadline: Sep. 5, 2016

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Ochberg Fellowship
Dart Center for Journalism and Trauma
The Ochberg Fellowship enables outstanding journalists from around the globe to explore these critical issues during a week of seminars held at Columbia University in New York City. Program activities include briefings by prominent interdisciplinary experts in the trauma and mental health fields; conversations with journalist colleagues on issues of ethics and craft; and a variety of other opportunities for intellectual engagement and peer learning.
Deadline: Sep. 30, 2016

Buzzfeed Emerging Writers Fellowship
With the mission of diversifying the broader media landscape by investing in the next generation of necessary voices, BuzzFeed’s Emerging Writers Fellowship is designed to give writers of great promise the support, mentorship, and experience necessary to take a transformative step forward in their careers. During the four-month program, the writers in this fellowship will benefit from career mentorship and editorial guidance while also receiving financial support. The fellows will focus on personal essay writing, cultural reportage, and criticism.
Deadline: Oct. 1, 2016

Fulbright-National Geographic Digital Storytelling Fellowship
The Fulbright-National Geographic Digital Storytelling Fellowship was launched in 2013 as a new component of the Fulbright U.S. Student Program. It provides opportunities for U.S. citizens to participate in an academic year of overseas travel and digital storytelling in one, two, or three countries on a globally significant theme. This Fellowship is made possible through a partnership between the U.S. Department of State and the National Geographic Society. Fellows publish stories on the Fulbright-National Geographic Stories blog.
Deadline: Oct. 11, 2016, 5:00 p.m. ET

Reynolds Business Journalism Week Fellowships
Business journalists and journalism educators are invited to apply for fellowships to take part in the 11th annual Reynolds Business Journalism Week at the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication at Arizona State University. The Donald W. Reynolds National Center for Business Journalism will select 24 fellows for the training, which will cover how to find and cover business angles in any story and where to find economic and financial data. Reynolds Week will take place Jan. 4-6, 2017, at the Cronkite School’s state-of-the-art building in downtown Phoenix.
Deadline: Oct. 16, 2016

Roy H. Park Fellowships
The University of North Carolina School of Media and Journalism awards seven or eight new doctoral students and seven or eight incoming residential master’s students with Park Fellowships. All Park Fellows work as graduate assistants 15 hours per week. Assignments vary according to the needs of the school and faculty, and the interests and skill levels of the students. Due to the work requirement of the fellowships and the academic demands of the program, Park Fellows may not work outside the school during the academic year without approval from the associate dean for graduate studies prior to the employment. Roy H. Park Fellowships are available only to U.S. citizens. There is no special application; all qualified applicants will be considered for Park Fellowships.
Deadline: Dec. 13, 2016

ROLLING DEADLINES

Outside Editorial Fellowship
The fellowship is a six-month, paid position in Santa Fe, New Mexico. Duties include fact-checking, reporting, research, proofreading, and assorted support chores for the editorial department. Fellows occasionally have the opportunity to write short pieces for the magazine and website, and they will attend editorial meetings, work closely with top editors, and gain hands-on experience at an award-winning magazine.
Deadline: Rolling

Holly Whisenhunt Stephen Fellowship, Investigative Reporters & Editors
Send broadcast and/or radio journalists to IRE’s weeklong Computer-Assisted Reporting (CAR) Boot Camp series. The fellowships were established by IRE and WTHR-Indianapolis to honor Stephen, an award-winning journalist and longtime IRE member who died in Nov. 2008 after a long battle with cancer.
Deadline: Rolling — 60 days before the Boot Camp you are applying to attend.

Ottaway Fellowships, Investigative Reporters & Editors
Established by David Ottaway and the Ottaway Family Fund to send a limited number of professional journalists to IRE’s weeklong Computer-Assisted Reporting (CAR) Boot Camp series. These fellowships are aimed at increasing the diversity of IRE’s membership. Applicants for this award should identify themselves with one of the following minority groups: Black/African American, American Indian/Alaskan, Native American, Asian-American, Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander, Hispanic/Latino.
Deadline: Rolling — 60 days before the Boot Camp you are applying to attend.

R-CAR Fellowship, Investigative Reporters & Editors
The Fund for Rural Computer-Assisted Reporting helps a journalist from a news organization in a rural area attend one of IRE’s week-long CAR boot camps. It was established by IRE member Daniel Gilbert to give rural reporters skills that will help them uncover stories that otherwise would not come to light. The fellowship is offered in conjunction with The Institute for Rural Journalism and Community Issues.
Deadline: Rolling — 60 days before the Boot Camp you are applying to attend.

IN PROGRESS OR FUTURE FELLOWSHIPS

Asia Pacific Journalism Fellowships
The Asia Pacific Journalism Fellowships (APJF) program was initiated in 1998 for the purpose of strengthening understanding between Asia and the United States through study, dialogue and field study in the Asia Pacific for American journalists. Each program offers opportunities for six to eight senior American broadcast, print, and online journalists to participate. 2016 Program pending.

Associated Press Global News Internship Program
Various locations
This paid internship program is for students who are aspiring cross-format journalists and will contribute to AP’s text, video, photo and interactive reporting. The application period for the 2016 internship is closed. Questions may be emailed to internship@ap.org.

Bay Area Video Coalition Mediamaker Fellowship
San Francisco, CA
The fellowship selects fellows for a 10-month program that supports project development with professional mentorship in multiplatform and transmedia storytelling through emerging technologies and strategic marketing.

Data & Society Fellow
New York City
The fellowship brings together researchers, entrepreneurs, activists, policy creators, journalists and public intellectuals who are interested in engaging one another on the key issues introduced by the increasing availability of data in society.

Donald W. Reynolds Fellowships
Columbia, MO or remote
The fellowship offers an annual program for individuals to develop innovative ideas within journalism and to help build the public’s knowledge in these areas.

Fulbright Journalism & Communications Grants
Fulbright offers opportunities in Germany, Ireland, Spain and Taiwan. The timeline for this year is now closed but will start again in the early spring.

Google News Lab Fellowships
Various locations
The Google News Lab Fellowship offers students interested in journalism and technology the opportunity to spend the summer working at relevant organizations across the U.S. to gain valuable experience and make lifelong contacts and friends.

Kiplinger Fellowships
Columbus, Ohio
Kiplinger Fellows typically spend a week in April on Ohio State’s main campus in Columbus, where they receive cutting-edge training on digital tools and tactics from leading industry experts. Topics include social media for reporting, branding and audience engagement; spreadsheets and data visualization; smartphone videography; and media ethics. The highly coveted fellowships provide lodging, most meals and free training – thanks to the generosity of the Kiplinger Foundation and Kiplinger family.

Knight-Mozilla Fellowship
Various locations
The Knight-Mozilla Fellowship places creative technologists in newsrooms to work on open-source tools and support reporting that strengthens the web and changes people’s lives. Knight-Mozilla Fellows spend 10 months working with newsroom technology teams to write open-source code, analyze and visualize data, and explore tough problems facing journalism.

Meredith-Cronkite Fellowship
Phoenix, AZ
The week-long multimedia fellowship program sponsored by the Meredith Corporation and its Phoenix television station, KPHO CBS 5, offers broadcast journalism students from underrepresented groups a week of hands-on experience.

Reuters Journalism Fellowship Program
Oxford, UK
This fellowship allows 25 mid-career journalists from around the world to conduct academic research at the University of Oxford.

Ben DeJarnette is the associate editor at MediaShift. He is also a freelance contributor for Pacific Standard, InvestigateWest, Men’s Journal, Runner’s World, Oregon Quarterly and others. He’s on Twitter @BenDJduck.

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Media and Journalism FELLOWSHIPS, Aug. 17 Edition

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Media and Journalism Fellowships: Aug. 17 Edition
http://mediashift.org/2016/08/media-journalism-fellowships-aug-17-edition/

Here’s a list of current media and journalism fellowship programs, including the deadlines for applying. If we’re missing any major programs, or you would like your program to be in the featured fellowship slot, please let us know by contacting Mark Glaser at mark [at] mediashift [dot] org and we’ll add them to the list. All featured fellowships are paid promotional slots. Fellowship descriptions are excerpts, edited for length and clarity. 

AUGUST & BEYOND DEADLINES

Jacobs Science Writer Fellowship
Jacobs Foundation
The 2016 Science Writer Fellowship will bring five science, society or health policy journalists from the US and UK to Zurich, Switzerland, to enhance their understanding of the work and research of the 2016 Klaus J. Jacobs Research Prize recipient, a leading international scholar in the field of child and youth development, and to connect these journalists with Swiss premier research institutions. The annual Fellowship, launched in 2015, covers Fellows’ travel and ground costs and includes a five-day program in Zurich from Tuesday, November 29, until Saturday, December 3, 2016.
Deadline: Aug. 21, 2016

AHCJ National Cancer Reporting Fellowships
Association of Health Care Journalists
AHCJ will select up to 15 journalists to spend a week on the campus of the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, Md., to increase their understanding of and ability to report accurately on complex scientific findings, provide insight into the work of cancer researchers and to better localize cancer-related stories.
Deadline: Aug. 26, 2016

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Asfari Fellowship for Journalists from the Levant
Reuters Institute
This is a six month (two-term) Fellowship supported by the Asfari Foundation. It is open to experienced journalists, both in traditional and new media, wishing to undertake research projects on a variety of subjects, normally related to one of the Foundation’s target countries or of its media. Journalists from Lebanon, Palestine and Syria are eligible. Candidates should ideally be based in the Levant region or Egypt or Turkey and intend to work there upon the completion of the Fellowship.
Deadline: Sep. 5, 2016

Ochberg Fellowship
Dart Center for Journalism and Trauma
The Ochberg Fellowship enables outstanding journalists from around the globe to explore these critical issues during a week of seminars held at Columbia University in New York City. Program activities include briefings by prominent interdisciplinary experts in the trauma and mental health fields; conversations with journalist colleagues on issues of ethics and craft; and a variety of other opportunities for intellectual engagement and peer learning.
Deadline: Sep. 30, 2016

Fulbright-National Geographic Digital Storytelling Fellowship
The Fulbright-National Geographic Digital Storytelling Fellowship was launched in 2013 as a new component of the Fulbright U.S. Student Program. It provides opportunities for U.S. citizens to participate in an academic year of overseas travel and digital storytelling in one, two, or three countries on a globally significant theme. This Fellowship is made possible through a partnership between the U.S. Department of State and the National Geographic Society. Fellows publish stories on the Fulbright-National Geographic Stories blog.
Deadline: Oct. 11, 2016, 5:00 p.m. ET

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Reynolds Business Journalism Week Fellowships
Business journalists and journalism educators are invited to apply for fellowships to take part in the 11th annual Reynolds Business Journalism Week at the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication at Arizona State University. The Donald W. Reynolds National Center for Business Journalism will select 24 fellows for the training, which will cover how to find and cover business angles in any story and where to find economic and financial data. Reynolds Week will take place Jan. 4-6, 2017, at the Cronkite School’s state-of-the-art building in downtown Phoenix.
Deadline: Oct. 16, 2016

Roy H. Park Fellowships
The University of North Carolina School of Media and Journalism awards seven or eight new doctoral students and seven or eight incoming residential master’s students with Park Fellowships. All Park Fellows work as graduate assistants 15 hours per week. Assignments vary according to the needs of the school and faculty, and the interests and skill levels of the students. Due to the work requirement of the fellowships and the academic demands of the program, Park Fellows may not work outside the school during the academic year without approval from the associate dean for graduate studies prior to the employment. Roy H. Park Fellowships are available only to U.S. citizens. There is no special application; all qualified applicants will be considered for Park Fellowships.
Deadline: Dec. 13, 2016

ROLLING DEADLINES

Outside Editorial Fellowship
The fellowship is a six-month, paid position in Santa Fe, New Mexico. Duties include fact-checking, reporting, research, proofreading, and assorted support chores for the editorial department. Fellows occasionally have the opportunity to write short pieces for the magazine and website, and they will attend editorial meetings, work closely with top editors, and gain hands-on experience at an award-winning magazine.
Deadline: Rolling

Holly Whisenhunt Stephen Fellowship, Investigative Reporters & Editors
Send broadcast and/or radio journalists to IRE’s weeklong Computer-Assisted Reporting (CAR) Boot Camp series. The fellowships were established by IRE and WTHR-Indianapolis to honor Stephen, an award-winning journalist and longtime IRE member who died in Nov. 2008 after a long battle with cancer.
Deadline: Rolling — 60 days before the Boot Camp you are applying to attend.

Ottaway Fellowships, Investigative Reporters & Editors
Established by David Ottaway and the Ottaway Family Fund to send a limited number of professional journalists to IRE’s weeklong Computer-Assisted Reporting (CAR) Boot Camp series. These fellowships are aimed at increasing the diversity of IRE’s membership. Applicants for this award should identify themselves with one of the following minority groups: Black/African American, American Indian/Alaskan, Native American, Asian-American, Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander, Hispanic/Latino.
Deadline: Rolling — 60 days before the Boot Camp you are applying to attend.

R-CAR Fellowship, Investigative Reporters & Editors
The Fund for Rural Computer-Assisted Reporting helps a journalist from a news organization in a rural area attend one of IRE’s week-long CAR boot camps. It was established by IRE member Daniel Gilbert to give rural reporters skills that will help them uncover stories that otherwise would not come to light. The fellowship is offered in conjunction with The Institute for Rural Journalism and Community Issues.
Deadline: Rolling — 60 days before the Boot Camp you are applying to attend.

IN PROGRESS OR FUTURE FELLOWSHIPS

Asia Pacific Journalism Fellowships
The Asia Pacific Journalism Fellowships (APJF) program was initiated in 1998 for the purpose of strengthening understanding between Asia and the United States through study, dialogue and field study in the Asia Pacific for American journalists. Each program offers opportunities for six to eight senior American broadcast, print, and online journalists to participate. 2016 Program pending.

Associated Press Global News Internship Program
Various locations
This paid internship program is for students who are aspiring cross-format journalists and will contribute to AP’s text, video, photo and interactive reporting. The application period for the 2016 internship is closed. Questions may be emailed to internship@ap.org.

Bay Area Video Coalition Mediamaker Fellowship
San Francisco, CA
The fellowship selects fellows for a 10-month program that supports project development with professional mentorship in multiplatform and transmedia storytelling through emerging technologies and strategic marketing.

Data & Society Fellow
New York City
The fellowship brings together researchers, entrepreneurs, activists, policy creators, journalists and public intellectuals who are interested in engaging one another on the key issues introduced by the increasing availability of data in society.

Donald W. Reynolds Fellowships
Columbia, MO or remote
The fellowship offers an annual program for individuals to develop innovative ideas within journalism and to help build the public’s knowledge in these areas.

Fulbright Journalism & Communications Grants
Fulbright offers opportunities in Germany, Ireland, Spain and Taiwan. The timeline for this year is now closed but will start again in the early spring.

Google News Lab Fellowships
Various locations
The Google News Lab Fellowship offers students interested in journalism and technology the opportunity to spend the summer working at relevant organizations across the U.S. to gain valuable experience and make lifelong contacts and friends.

Kiplinger Fellowships
Columbus, Ohio
Kiplinger Fellows typically spend a week in April on Ohio State’s main campus in Columbus, where they receive cutting-edge training on digital tools and tactics from leading industry experts. Topics include social media for reporting, branding and audience engagement; spreadsheets and data visualization; smartphone videography; and media ethics. The highly coveted fellowships provide lodging, most meals and free training – thanks to the generosity of the Kiplinger Foundation and Kiplinger family.

Knight-Mozilla Fellowship
Various locations
The Knight-Mozilla Fellowship places creative technologists in newsrooms to work on open-source tools and support reporting that strengthens the web and changes people’s lives. Knight-Mozilla Fellows spend 10 months working with newsroom technology teams to write open-source code, analyze and visualize data, and explore tough problems facing journalism.

Meredith-Cronkite Fellowship
Phoenix, AZ
The week-long multimedia fellowship program sponsored by the Meredith Corporation and its Phoenix television station, KPHO CBS 5, offers broadcast journalism students from underrepresented groups a week of hands-on experience.

Reuters Journalism Fellowship Program
Oxford, UK
This fellowship allows 25 mid-career journalists from around the world to conduct academic research at the University of Oxford.

Ben DeJarnette is the associate editor at MediaShift. He is also a freelance contributor for Pacific Standard, InvestigateWest, Men’s Journal, Runner’s World, Oregon Quarterly and others. He’s on Twitter @BenDJduck.

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KUOW’s RadioActive Youth Media is hiring an Associate Producer

I don't often forward full time gigs, but this is a cause near and dear to me. Forward far and wide! -Mia
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KUOW’s RadioActive Youth Media is hiring! We're looking for a full time Associate Producer to join our team in Seattle. The Associate Producer will mentor youth to produce award-winning audio journalism, and create audio, events and newsletters to build the RadioActive community.

We're looking for someone who finds joy in producing multimedia stories of impeccable quality, is driven to amplify young, diverse voices, and is passionate about helping youth meet their goals.

KUOW seeks to hire staff who reflect the diversity of the communities we serve. People of color and LGBTQ people are strongly encouraged to apply.

Link to apply: https://uwhires.admin.washington.edu/eng/candidates/default.cfm?szCategory=JobProfile&szOrderID=136364&szlocationID=88

Listen to RadioActive stories here: http://kuow.org/programs/radioactive

Any questions please get in touch with me at jennya@kuow.org – and thanks for helping spread the word!

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