Deadline: 14 February 2020
Open to: any journalist with at least five years of full-time employment in print, broadcast or online journalism currently employed as a non-US journalist working outside the United States
Location: United States
Each year hundreds of talented journalists apply for 10 fellowship WPI slots. A selection committee of seasoned journalists and corporate communications specialists, all with international experience, chooses among the best of the best.
Gain access to, engage in and observe the role, responsibility and impact of a free press firsthand in one of the world’s largest, most diverse democracies. Through an immersive program, you will learn how the U.S. founding principles of a free press and journalistic best practices help foster transparency and accountability of government institutions, businesses, and organizations, including the most powerful ones.
In a guided tour across the country – including Chicago, New York City, Miami, Austin (Texas), San Francisco, and more – the selectees will meet with and interview subject matter experts in media outlets, think tanks and advocacy organizations. They will hear firsthand accounts of new business models being tested and implemented among national and local media outlets.
At least five years of full-time employment in print, broadcast or online journalism, including:
WPI pays the following program expenses:
Fellows are responsible for personal expenses, such as phone, camera, postage, and clothing.
For more information, please visit the official web page.