Are you a journalist of color interested in features writing? Do you know someone who is?
The Society for Features Journalism is again sponsoring the Penny Bender Fuchs Diversity Fellowship Program for U.S. journalists of color in conjunction with its annual conference, which this year is in Detroit.
Diversity Fellows will learn what’s happening in features and news departments nationwide while networking with outstanding journalists specializing in lifestyle, culture, food, arts and entertainment coverage.
Fellowships cover SFJ conference registration, airfare within the U.S. and hotel. Fellows also will be reimbursed for expenses toward baggage and transportation.
RESUME + ESSAY: A resume and single-page essay explaining what you love about your job and how you have distinguished yourself in arts and/or features coverage.
PHOTO: A photo of yourself for the conference program and SFJ website.
LETTER OF RECOMMENDATION: One letter from someone who can talk about your work.
› For writers, three storytelling examples.
› For editors, three samples of pieces you edited with comments on how your involvement helped the story succeed.
› For copy editors, three headlines with attached stories, plus two stories with editing comments.
› For designers, three samples of layouts.
› For journalists with online-only work, list website links in your application letter.
Selections will be announced by June 21. Email applications, with attached PDFs or links, to Kathy Lu at firstname.lastname@example.org.
See poster for details!