JNI Opportunity Fellowships now open

The JNI Opportunity Fellowships will give talented early-career journalists and individuals from diverse backgrounds wanting to enter the profession the chance to develop their journalism careers through an opportunity to work in a newsroom, build connections, and undertake substantive reporting at the host organisation’s direction.

The twelve-week fellowships will take place in three cities:

  • One fellowship will take place at Nine Melbourne with the recipient gaining experience across 9News, The Age and 3AW.
  • One fellowship will take place in Sydney at Guardian Australia.
  • One fellowship will take place in Brisbane at Ten News First and The Courier-Mail.

Recipients will receive a stipend of $10,000 to cover living expenses, such as travel & accommodation, for the duration of the fellowship.

Newsrooms will provide the recipients with support and guidance, including an experienced journalist to mentor them throughout the duration of the fellowship.

Applicants are required to submit the following material with their application:

  • 1 x essay outlining your personal motivation for pursuing a journalism career. Please include why you want to be a journalist, your story so far, your aspirations, and why a career in the media is important to you.
  • 1 x copy of a current CV (including details of a personal and a professional referee).
  • 3 x examples of your best work.

Applications close on Monday, April 26, 2021.

Apply here



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