Eligibility

 

The AP-NORC Journalism Fellowship on Community Resilience is a national competition open to career journalists. 

  • All media welcome—The Fellowship is open to journalists specializing in writing or producing for newspapers, magazines, radio, television, and online.
  • Experience and interest—Five years of experience with a track record that includes writing about disaster recovery and resilience.  Some formal training or experience in social science research methods is preferred.
  • Body of work—A track record demonstrating ability and interest in translating academic research into journalism.

Applicants must be U.S. citizens or permanent residents willing to work in the U.S.

Location

The Fellow will spend a significant amount of time doing research and reporting in the New York and New Jersey areas that were affected by Superstorm Sandy, and in Chicago for training.

The location of the Fellowship will be negotiated with the selected Fellow.  NORC will provide office space on the University of Chicago campus and/or at one of its other locations, and will also provide technology for remote work. Relocation support is available but relocation is not required.

The Fellow will spend a significant amount of time doing research and reporting in the New York and New Jersey areas that were affected by Superstorm Sandy, and in Chicago for training. 

Length and timing of internship

The Fellow will begin work and training in January, 2014 and will continue for a 9-month fixed term.

Compensation

The AP-NORC Journalism Fellow will receive a highly competitive 9 month salary of up to $75,000 plus full benefits. 

Deadline

Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis from November 11, 2013 until a candidate is accepted.

Apply online at norc-hr.silkroad.com.