Pulliam newspaper fellowships available

Join us for the summer of 2018. The Arizona Republic and Indianapolis Star, two of the largest papers in Gannett Co.’s USATODAY NETWORK, are seeking college students and new graduates with a talent for reporting, news design and graphics, social media, or photo- and video journalism for an exciting and demanding journalism fellowship program.

Why should I apply?

You’ll be a member of our newsroom, work hard and gain valuable journalism experience. You get paid, too. Our Pulliam Fellows earn $650/week for the 10-week program. You’ll also get to participate in writing workshops and learn over lunch from some of the best minds in journalism.

Am I qualified for this journalism program?

College juniors, seniors and graduate students enrolled in a journalism or related degree program as of Nov. 1, 2017, are eligible. Previous newspaper journalism internships and/or experience as a journalist on a college newspaper are preferred. You need to be committed to a career in news journalism. You must have reliable transportation and arrange for your own housing. We are an equal opportunity employer that values diversity among its journalism fellows.

What’s the deadline for this journalism application?

All application materials must be postmarked by Nov. 1, 2017. (We may accept some journalism candidates after the deadline.)

When should I be there?

June 4, 2018 – Aug. 10, 2018

How do I apply?

You can apply online or download the journalism application and send it anytime between now and Nov. 1, 2017.

Russell B. Pulliam
Pulliam Fellowship Director
The Indianapolis Star
130 S. Meridian St.
Indianapolis, IN 46225

Send your completed journalism application materials to the above address. These materials comprise the following:

1. A completed application form. Download the form here.

2. Samples of your best published writings, at least half of which were written under deadline.

3. A transcript of your college credits (or have your school send it).

4. A recent photograph of yourself.

5. Three letters of recommendation from people who know the most about you and your work, such as editors, supervisors, teachers and colleagues.

If you have questions or would like more information, please contact Russ Pulliam in Indianapolis at russell.pulliam@indystar.com or (317) 444-6001, or John D’Anna in Phoenix at john.danna@arizonarepublic.com or (602) 444-4373.

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