Apply for O’Brien Fellowship in public service journalism

Apply for O'Brien Fellowship in public service journalism

DEADLINE: JANUARY 23, 2021 ― O’Brien Fellowship is now accepting applications for the 2021-22 academic year on in-depth public service journalism project which will focus on a regional, national or international topics.

With the support of Marquette University, the O’Brien Fellowship helps news professionals dig deep while mentoring student journalists.

Staff-employed, independent and international journalists can submit applications.

Successful applicants will receive a $70,000 salary stipend and additional support.

Although fellows are traditionally in-residence, remote or partial remote applications along with full-residency arrangements are now being taken.

Interested applicants may be connected to print operations, radio, television, websites, podcasts, online publications, wire services, or magazines of general public interest.

Applicants can publish or broadcast the project through their home news organization or, in the case of independent journalists, another outlet.

Applicants should have at least five years of professional experience and produce journalism regularly as an employee or freelancer.

The application period for the 2021-22 academic-year will end on January 23, 2021.



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