Workshops and Fellowships

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.

June 1, 2016

DEADLINE: Antarctic Artists and Writers Program

This National Science Foundation program supports writing and artistic projects specifically designed to increase the public’s understanding and appreciation of the Antarctic and human endeavors on the southernmost continent. Apply by June 1, 2016.

April 15, 2016

DEADLINE: Travel Fellowships for North American Congress for Conservation Biology

COMPASS is supporting travel fellowships for journalists to attend the Third Biennial North American Congress for Conservation Biology, July 17-20, 2016. Theme is Communicating Science for Conservation Action. Apply by Apr 15.

April 13, 2016

Sensor Reporting for the Environment Workshop

John Keefe, senior editor for Data News & Journalism Technology at WNYC, is your guide for this hands-on, 3-hour evening workshop at the CUNY Graduate School of Journalism on how we can use sensors to gather data — on air and water quality, soil pollution, temperatures and more- for engaging environmental stories. Discount for SEJ members.

March 6, 2016

DEADLINE: Water/Science/Energy Journalist Trip to Israel

Experience pioneering water-technology innovation and alternative energy research as part of an expenses-paid journalist trip, Apr 1-8, 2016, organized and sponsored by American Associates, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev (AABGU). Return with stories, expert sources and insight into how BGU is making its revolutionary technology accessible across the globe: from the desert for the world. Apply by Mar 6.

 

February 10, 2016

DEADLINE: Freelance Investigative Reporters and Editors (FIRE) Program

A collaboration between Project Word and Investigative Reporters and Editors, FIRE is a one-year pilot project for a program to help independent journalists by providing two services: a complimentary help desk and a virtual newsroom. Deadline is Feb 10, 2016.

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