CFR 2020-2021 Edward R. Murrow Press Fellowship

Council on Foreign Relations, New York, New York

Date Posted January 13, 2020
Industry Nonprofit
Specialty Politics
Job Status Full-time
Salary $70,000 to $75,000


The Council on Foreign Relations (CFR) is seeking applicants for its 2020-2021 Edward R. Murrow Press Fellowship.

Launched in 1949, the program seeks to promote the quality of responsible and discerning journalism that exemplified the work of Edward R. Murrow. One resident fellowship is awarded each year to a distinguished foreign correspondent or editor. The duration of the fellowship at CFR in New York is ten months, beginning in September. The program awards a stipend of $75,000 as well as a modest travel grant.

Current Fellow:  
Matthieu Aikins, Contributing Writer, The New York Times Magazine, and Contributing Editor, Rolling Stone

Recent Former Fellows (affiliations at the time of award):
Anne Barnard, Beirut Bureau Chief, The New York Times
Janine di Giovanni, Middle East Editor, Newsweek
Graeme Wood, Contributing Editor, Atlantic; and Lecturer in Political Science, Yale University

Interested and qualified candidates should apply online by March 1, 2020. For more information, please contact or 212.434.9740.

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