This Media Law Resource Center workshop and roundtable in Los Angeles is for freelancers, bloggers, reporters, editors in print, digital or video spaces, podcasters — any media worker without the benefit of a legal department. Top media lawyers will give practical advice on numerous topics.
The Fellowships comprise one week of dialogue with professional colleagues and experts at the East-West Center in Hawaii, followed by a two-week study tour to cities in Asia or the U.S. Theme of the Spring 2017 Program is "Trade, Security and Strategic Relationships in Asia Pacific and the Future of the US Role." Apply by Jan 26, 2017.
The Nieman Foundation selects up to 12 U.S. and 12 International journalists for Nieman Fellowships each year. Spend 10 months at Harvard pursuing a course of study of your own design. $65,000 stipend plus housing, childcare and health insurance allowances. Deadlines: Dec 1, 2016 for International applicants; Jan 31, 2017, for U.S. applicants.
Media professionals, age 40 and under, from the U.S., Canada and Germany are invited to apply for an opportunity to report from and travel in each other's countries. Share professional expertise with your colleagues across the Atlantic while working as a "foreign correspondent" for your hometown news organization. Deadlines: Jan 31, 2017 for German applicants; Mar 1, 2017 for U.S. and Cdn.
The journal Science offers a 10-week, paid summer internship for undergraduate students who are interested in journalism as a career and who want to learn about science writing. The internship is intended to increase diversity among journalists who cover science. Deadline: Feb 1, 2017.
Metcalf Institute for Marine & Environmental Reporting invites early- to mid-career journalists to apply for one of ten fellowships to attend its 19th Annual Science Immersion Workshop for Journalists: Global Change in Coastal Ecosystems, June 4-9, 2017, at the University of Rhode Island Graduate School of Oceanography. Apply by Feb 6.
News Hack Arizona is Feb 18-19 on the University of Arizona campus in Tucson. The training is hands-on group work to learn to use sensors to collect your own data for stories. The sensors can measure noise and air quality among other things.
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 Mar 1, 2017.
Deepen your understanding of environmental science and policy, and enhance your journalism skills at the foot of the Rocky Mountains. Open to U.S. journalists (reporters, editors, producers and freelancers) working in print or broadcast with a minimum of five years' full-time experience. Prior experience covering the environment is not necessary. $56,000 stipend. Deadline: Mar 1, 2017.