Tuesday, February 07, 2012

Pulitzer Centr Offers Persephone Miel Fellowship for media professionals
The Persephone Miel Fellowship, overseen by the Pulitzer Center in collaboration with Internews, is designed to help media professionals outside USA carry out crisis reporting and bring out their work in front of a broader international audience.

Fellowship: Persephone Miel Fellowship

Offered by: Pulitzer Centre

  • Open to all journalists, writers, photographers, radio producers or filmmakers; staff journalists as well as free-lancers and media professionals outside the US, who are seeking to report from their home country.
  • Women are strongly encouraged to apply.
  • Applicants must be proficient in English
  • Candidates should have participated in projects that explore systemic issues in the applicants' native countries and that provide an overarching thesis, rather than individual spot-reports from the field.
Selection: The fellowship recipient will be selected by the Pulitzer Center in consultation with Internews. Selection will be based on the strength of the proposed topic and the strength of the applicant's work as demonstrated in their work samples.
Terms of travel grant: The Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting will provide a travel grant of $7500 for a reporting project on topics and regions of global importance, with an emphasis on issues that have gone unreported or under-reported in the mainstream American media.
How to apply:
  • Applications should be sent in English to mielfellowship@pulitzercenter.org
  • The email should have a: a 250 word summary of the proposed project,   a preliminary budget estimate, including a basic breakdown of costs, three links to samples of work in English if available online (if not available, please attach to the e-mail; video samples can be sent by mail to below address in DVD format) and three professional references. These can be either contact information, or letters of recommendation. 
  • Send in the CV as an attachment.
Application Deadline: February 15, 2012


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