If you’re a Chicago based/Midwestern journalist working in either print or broadcast media, apply now for a chance to be granted $10,000 to report on global issues in the Pulitzer Center Longworth Media Fellowships.
Two $10,000 fellowships will be awarded each year for the next two years to journalists focusing on global issues that affect Chicago and Midwestern readers and viewers.
This is a unique opportunity for reporters to bring forward reports from neglected foreign events without having to worry about the financial pressures known to have hit Chicago and Midwestern media.
This fellowship realizes the increasing impact of foreign news on lives and extends this chance to journalists to promote international reporting.
Read below for more information on how to apply, eligibility and deadline
Application Deadline: July 15, 2020
Journalists who are selected will:
To qualify for this grant:
The fellowship requires that:
Do not have editors send letters simply stating they would consider the work.
Applications must include the following:
Please apply via the standard Pulitzer Center grant application form.
The Pulitzer Center Longworth Media Fellowships is a collaboration between the Pulitzer Center and the Chicago Council on Global Affairs that aims to promote international reporting by Chicago and Midwestern journalists.
The Pulitzer Center raises awareness on underreported global issues through direct support for quality journalism across all media platforms and a unique program of education and public outreach
Founded in 2006, the center is focused on raising awareness of the interconnected nature of the greatest challenges of our times and pointing to possible solutions.
Every year the program supports more than 150 reporting projects, resulting in more than 600 stories. Over $2 million has been awarded to support journalists through direct grants and participation in educational programming.
The deadline for submission of applications is 15th of July, 2020
The program will be administered by the Pulitzer Center in Washington, D.C.
Pulitzer Center partners with more than 150 news outlets, from The New York Times, PBS NewsHour, and The New Yorker to Vice, The Guardian, and National Geographic–with an increasing focus on U.S. regional and local outlets to ensure to reaching diverse audiences
The center has formal partnerships with 38 colleges and universities, providing on-campus journalist visits and reporting fellowships for students through our Campus Consortium.
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