Knight-Mozilla Journalism Fellowships in USA & Germany 2016 (Funded)

Knight-Mozilla Journalism Fellowships in USA & Germany 2016 (Funded)

Deadline: August 21, 2015.

Are you a developer, technologist, civic hacker, or data cruncher who wants to help change the world of journalism? The Knight-Mozilla Open News is looking for seven fellows to work with news organizations around the world. The Knight-Mozilla Fellowships present a unique opportunity for people who love to code and who want to influence the future of journalism on the web. Fellows spend 10 months working with newsroom colleagues, experimenting on collaborative projects, and sharing their work.

Fellowship Locations

Fellows are based, unless special circumstances dictate, in the town of their host news organizations. Fellowship locations for 2016 are:

  • Correct!v – Berlin, Germany
  • The Coral Project – New York, NY (based out of the New York Times)
  • Frontline – Boston, MA
  • Los Angeles Times Data Desk – Los Angeles, CA
  • NPR – Washington, DC
  • Vox Media – Austin, TX; New York, NY; or Washington, DC


This fellowship is an international program and it welcome participants from around the world. You do not need to be a U.S. citizen to participate in the program.


  • A stipend of $60,000, paid in 10 monthly installments. fellows are responsible for remitting all applicable taxes and other government payments as required.
  • The fellowship also provides supplements for childcare and health insurance, and helps pay for research/equipment and books. If you relocate for a fellowship, housing and moving expenses will be supplemented .
  • The fellowship also covers the costs of required travel for fellowship activities.

How to Apply

Apply online here. 

For more information visit Knight-Mozilla Fellowship or e-mail [email protected]