Online News Association HBCU Digital Media Fellowship 2022

Online News Association HBCU Digital Media Fellowship 2022

Deadline: April 21, 2022

Applications are open for the Online News Association HBCU Digital Media Fellowship 2022. Supported annually since 2014 by the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation, each fellow will receive a free conference registration to ONA22 and a one-year ONA membership.

Fellows will work closely with lead mentor Michael Grant, Founder of Get Current Studio. They work with mentors to produce multimedia packages for the conference and be immersed in intensive digital journalism training.

The fellowship is centered on a highly-engaged conference experience for students, with a focus on the evolving nature of online journalism. Fellows also participate in networking and receive training from industry leaders which in the past have included Microsoft and mmhmm. Schedules are tailored to students’ particular career interests, and they have time to attend conference sessions and networking events, where they connect with professional digital journalism innovators.

Benefits

  • Fellows receive complimentary registration to the ONA22 Conference taking place September 21-24 and a free, one-year ONA Student membership.
  • Applicants will work closely with professional mentors throughout the four-day conference.

Eligibility

  • Open to students at Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU);
  • Applicants should have impressive academic and journalistic achievements.

Application

All application materials must be submitted by Thursday, April 21, 2022 at 11:59 p.m. EDT (3:59 am UTC). All applicants will be notified of their status by late June.

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For more information, visit HBCU Digital Media Fellowship.

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