DESCRIPTION: The Journalism School’s seasonal training fellowship helps reporters complete a substantial work of investigative, interpretive and beat reporting with editorial direction from a dedicated faculty editor or instructor. Fellows will receive funds to cover travel and other reporting costs and receive access to research resources, legal assistance, professional mentors and assistance with story placement.

ELIGIBILITY: The Journalism School's Reporting Fellows have a demonstrated interest in journalism or journalism adjacent storytelling spaces (either through personal projects, previous training/school, internships, etc.), though no academic or professional journalism experience is required. You should apply if you have solid writing skills, are curious and collaborative-minded, and have a doggedly thorough approach to research and reporting. 

THEME: Each fellowship cycle will have several specific coverage themes tailored toward the most urgent informational needs of the communities in focus. 

TRAININGJournalists will receive instruction in Qualitative Research Methods and Ethnography prior to and during the fellowship cycle.

OUTCOMES: The reporting fellowship is a unique opportunity to develop one’s reporting, writing and documentary skills in service of a deep understanding of the communities studied as a foundation for sustained engagement.