Call for Applications: AP-NORC Journalism Fellowship on the Economics Of Aging And Work

Deadline: 16 May 2016

The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research, in partnership with The Associated Press Media Editors (APME) and with support from the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation currently invites applications for its Journalism Fellowship on the Economics Of Aging And Work.

This fellowship program is designed to address the need for more journalists with the skills required to do research-based enterprise reporting.

Eligibility Criteria

Applicants:

  • Must be a journalist with at least five years of experience. Journalists working in text, radio, television, and online are eligible to apply.
  • Must demonstrate interest in reporting on issues of the aging population, with some experience reporting on business and economics.
  • Should have a track record that demonstrates ability to translate economic and academic research into journalism. Formal training or experience in economics or social science research methods would be beneficial, but is not required.
  • Should have a bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university.
  • Must be willing to relocate to Chicago. Consideration may be given to a highly qualified fellow who wishes to work in Washington, DC, instead of Chicago.

How to Apply

Applicants must submit their applications through online process.

For more information, please visit AP-NORC Journalism Fellowship.