Workshops and Fellowships

June 17, 2016

DEADLINE: AHCJ Regional Health Journalism Fellowship: Great Lakes

The Association of Health Care Journalists selects a small number of journalists annually from a specific region of the country for this opportunity. The 2016-17 fellowship class will come from Michigan, Wisconsin, Ohio, Illinois and Indiana. Deadline: Jun 17.

June 15, 2016

DEADLINE: IWMF's African Great Lakes Reporting Fellowships

The International Women's Media Foundation reporting trip, part of the African Great Lakes Reporting Initiative, will take six women journalists to Gulu, Northern Uganda, Sep 15-27, 2016, to report on environmental conservation. Deadline: Jun 15.

June 3, 2016

DEADLINE: Media Study Tour for US Journalists: "The Energiewende: Decarbonising Europe’s Industrial Heartland"

The media tour, Jul 3-6, 2016, will visit focal points of the energy transition in Germany, including solar farms, coal mines, factories, citizen cooperatives and energy market start-ups. Open to U.S. journalists with a background in energy, climate and environmental policy. Apply by Jun 3.

June 2, 2016

Webinar: Strategies for Strengthening Environmental News Coverage

Learn about current trends in environmental news coverage and what is being done to strengthen environmental reporting via this free webinar featuring SEJ members.

June 6, 2016 to June 7, 2016

Data Visualization for Storytellers Workshop

Learn how to navigate the junction of “effective” and “pretty” at Berkeley Advanced Media Institute's workshop. You’ll learn the tools that will help present complex data to an audience, in a way that’s easily accessible to the public, as well as techniques for conveying the story behind that data.

April 26, 2016

Media Law for Journalists

This day-long Media Law Resource Center Institute program at the New York Times will cover practical advice for journalists to stay clear of costly libel and privacy suits, navigate the reporter-source relationship, avoid copyright traps, learn about digital law and understand insurance coverage options. Includes a round table discussion with editors and writers who will share their tips and strategies.

May 25, 2016

DEADLINE: NECIR’s Investigative Journalism Certificate Program

Working journalists and recent grads: Spend June 6-10, 2016 at The New England Center for Investigative Reporting, based at Boston University’s College of Communication and at the studios of WGBH News, learning valuable investigative reporting skills and earning a certificate. $1,000 tuition plus meals. Apply by May 25.

April 13, 2016

DEADLINE: IJNR's Prairie Pothole Institute

From Jun 5-11, 2016, IJNR will lead a select group of journalists on a week-long tour of North Dakota's prairie pothole region, exploring the stories that arise when environments and economics intersect. Apply by Apr 13.

March 18, 2016

DEADLINE: IJNR's Detroit Water, Energy & Emissions Workshop

Journalists, apply by Mar 18 for IJNR's two-day workshop (Apr 4 and 5, 2016) which will focus on water quality and infrastructure, impacts of climate change, energy development and environmental justice in the Great Lakes region. $25 fee covers all lodging and meals.

February 29, 2016

DEADLINE: Spotlight Investigative Journalism Fellowship

Open Road Films and Participant Media, with support from First Look Media, are sponsoring a fellowship of up to $100,000 to be awarded by The Boston Globe for one or more individuals or teams of journalists to work on in-depth research and reporting projects. Apply by Feb 29.


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