Sedensky, an award-winning correspondent for the Associated Press whose
national beat includes issues of aging, has been named the first
recipient of The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs
Research Fellowship on the Economics of Aging and Work.
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The AP-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research , with funding from the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation, is proud to offer a 12-month residential fellowship focused on issues surrounding the aging workforce in the United States.
The Fellow will be selected through a national competition open to mid-career journalists who are currently employed by the Associated Press or by any of Associated Press Media Editors (APME) association news organizations.
The 2013 fellowship will focus on the economics of Americans working longer.
The AP-NORC Fellowship offers three unique opportunities:
- Developing the economic and analytical research skills needed to produce research-based enterprise journalism by spending 12 months working with world-class research scientists, economists, and others.
- Creating a sustained nationwide focus on issues related to the economics of aging and working longer by writing in-depth news stories about economics of the aging workforce that will run on the media platforms of the Associated Press.
- Participating in an AP-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research original national survey project on strategies for retirement planning.