Gwen Ifill/PBS NewsHour Journalism Fellow

PBS NewsHour, Washington, District of Columbia

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Date Posted April 19, 2021
Industry Other
Specialty Not Specified
Job Status Temporary
Salary Not Specified

Description:

Gwen Ifill/PBS NewsHour Journalism Fellow
Full-time, Temporary, Hourly rate: $15.00/hr
Reports to: Associate Line Producer

ABOUT THE ROLE


This 10-week PBS NewsHour summer fellowship was created in honor of award-winning anchor, reporter, and author Gwen Ifill, the former PBS NewsHour co-anchor and managing editor and Washington Week moderator and managing editor.  The Fellow participates in the development and production of the PBS NewsHour. Primary responsibilities as assigned by the Associate Line Producer will be to: research national, international, and political news stories; gather editorial information and video elements; cover live events; generate story ideas; copy edit; assist with video editing; and produce broadcast and web content.

As our fellow you’ll:

WHAT YOU’LL BRING


ELIGIBILITY
 Note that this position is funded by the Washington Press Club Foundation with the following eligibility criteria for applicants:

Application Deadline: May 8
This is a paid summer fellowship
Due to COVID-19, responsibilities may be assigned and completed remotely.

ABOUT THE PBS NEWSHOUR

With roots in public service journalism beginning in 1973, the PBS NewsHour today is on a mission to bring balanced, in-depth news coverage to all. Innovative and fast-paced, life at the NewsHour is focused on collaboration, trust, and above all, enterprising important, considered news. NewsHour is unique in that the team is small and tight-knit, and must accomplish what no other daily news organization does: be the gold-standard of reporting for a nightly, hour-long broadcast, and to crucial digital platforms.

You’ll enjoy working at the NewsHour if you enjoy contributing to meaningful reporting, working on small teams in which your ideas are not just valued but vital, and pushing yourself to grow your skills every day.

We know there are great candidates who may have skills we haven’t thought about.   If that’s you, don’t hesitate to apply and tell us about yourself. We also encourage members of traditionally underrepresented communities to apply, including people of color, LGBTQ+ people, veterans and people with disabilities. 

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