McCormick Specialized Reporting Institute on Shale Gas and Oil Development

The Society of Environmental Journalists invites applications for a McCormick Specialized Reporting Institute on Shale Gas and Oil Development. This expenses-paid Institute is being organized by SEJ, funded by a grant from the Robert R. McCormick Foundation. Applicants are limited to journalists and educators working in the United States. Preference will be given to those most likely to apply their learning to robust coverage of shale gas and oil development or teaching courses through which knowledge can be shared. For more information, click here.

WHEN: 5:00 p.m. Sunday, June 22, 2014 - Noon Tuesday, June 24, 2014

WHERE: Carnegie Mellon University, Distributed Education Center
4720 Forbes Ave.Room #1201, Pittsburgh, PA 15213

CONTACT:
Dale Willman, SRI Project Director for SEJ
518.583.7247    dale@SaratogaWire.com

APPLICATION DEADLINE — APRIL 15, 2014  —  12 MIDNIGHT LOCAL TIME

NOTE: Fields marked with an asterisk are required.

(If freelancer, state ‘freelancer’.)
Freelancers, list the name of someone you have produced work for.
In 250 words or less, tell us about yourself.
A lack of reporting on this issue will not affect your application status.
In 500 words or less, please tell us how you would benefit from this workshop. It is expected that you will use the knowledge gained from this workshop to produce stories on this topic. What reporting do you expect to be able to do with the skills learned from this workshop? Be as specific as possible. If you already have story ideas, give a brief description.