The Poynter-Koch Media and Journalism Fellowship is a paid year-long dynamic experiential fellowship that blends educational opportunities with work experience to accelerate your career in journalism. Salaries range based on the position held during the course of the fellowship. Learn more about the Poynter-Koch Media and Journalism Fellowship and apply.
What You’ll Experience
A world-class curriculum that examines the crucial role of free expression and a free press in society
Learn from industry leaders from newsrooms like The New York Times, NBC, CNN, NPR, ABC, CBS, Yahoo Tech, and FOXSports.com
Fellows will survey topics such as: media law, journalistic ethics, and source relationships; interviewing, reporting, and storytelling; digital tools, social platforms, and analytics; and a suite of electives in professional skills
About You You are passionate about journalism and telling inspiring stories, but you know there is more to learn and want to sharpen your skills. You're a hard-worker and self-motivated. You understand the importance of free expression and the role of the press in society. You describe yourself as a life-long learner. You work well independently but also enjoy collaborating with others. You know there are media outlets that can benefit from your knowledge and skills.
Knowledge and Skills, You’ll Bring to the fellowship:
Champions of free press and a passion for storytelling
Eager learner with a growth mindset, open to continual self-improvement
One to three years of experience in media and/or journalism