As part of ongoing efforts to seek a more diverse talent pool, the John S. Knight Journalism Fellows at Stanford University worked with the National Association of Black Journalists, the National Association of Hispanic Journalists and the Asian American Journalists Association to recruit journalists of color for its 2014-15 class.
Last night, a conference call was hosted by NABJ Digital Journalism Task Force Co-chair Tracie Powell. On the call were Knight Director Jim Bettinger, 2013-14 fellow Keli Dailey, 2010-11 fellow Phuong Ly, and 2011-12 fellow Claudia Núñez. The recording is here.
Applications for the 2014-15 John S. Knight Journalism Fellowships are now being accepted. The deadline for international applications is Dec. 1, 2013 and the deadline for U.S. applications is Jan. 15, 2014. The 2014-15 fellowships program begins Sept. 1, 2014 and ends June 5, 2015. Check out what past and current fellows are doing, here. And consider applying for a fellowship that will change the way you practice journalism.
Benét J. Wilson serves on the board of the Online News Association. She is the immediate past chair of the NABJ Digital Journalism Task Force and is the social media/eNewsletters editor for the Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association. She is also a freelance aviation journalist and blogger.