The Fellowship in Global Journalism

A New Kind of Journalism Education

Our curriculum combines mentored freelancing to major media with courses in journalism, freelance tradecraft and seminars in global affairs. And because Fellows’ needs are different, this journalism Fellowship is flexible; you can report in a way that works both for you and for the clients with whom we match you. Our coaching continues for two years after you graduate, for no additional fees.


This Journalism Fellowship is built on four pillars:


1. The Boot Camp (Sept. 6, 2017 to Oct. 6, 2017)

The Fellowship begins with a five-week boot camp, during which Fellows learn the foundations of journalism. This is the only part of the program requiring full-day attendance. Some elements may be subject to change, in order to incorporate guidance from media leaders on changing professional needs, and feedback from earlier Fellows. During the 2017-18 program boot camp, we will study:


2. Mentored freelancing to major media

Fellows with advanced knowledge of a discipline can offer news organizations value as freelance journalists right away. Immediately after the boot-camp, Fellows begin building a portfolio of reporting in major media—and a network of global contacts and sources.

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