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2020 Pulliam Journalism Fellowship (Indianapolis and Phoenix)

Tue, 08/20/2019 - 16:35 -- Steven J Rottinghaus
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The 2020 Pulliam Journalism Fellowship welcomes applications for next year's program. Twenty winners nationwide will be chosen for a 10-week internship, which will frun from June 8 through Aug. 14, 2020, in Indianapolis and Phoenix. We are flexible on start and finish dates for some finalists.

For 46 years, the Pulliam Fellowship has awarded internships to promising journalists committed to news reporting. More than 800 Fellows have completed the program. Many are sill working in news. Four have won the Pulitzer Prize.

Eugene C. Pulliam created the Fellowship in 1974 for college graduates pursuing news reporting. Gannett Co. has continued the program since its purchase of Central Newspapers in 2000. We welcome applications from college juniors and seniors and graduate students. Most applicants have prior newswriting experience.

Fellows will be assigned to either The Indianapolis Star or The Arizona Republic as reporters, photographers and digital/social media specialists.

To apply, students must complete an electronic application form found at www.indystar/com/pjf and include in it the following: a recent photo; five to eight writing samples; three letters of recommendation; and college grade transcripts. We also can accept paper applications through the mail.

The deadline is Nov. 1, 2019. We make some exceptions for late applications, but deadlines are important in journalism. The internship pays $650 a week; transportation and housing are the intern's responsibility.

For questions, contact Russell Pulliam at the Indianapolis Star at 317.213.9830 or russell.pulliam@indystar.com, or Stacy Sullivan at The Arizona Republic in Phoenix at 602.444.8749 or at ssullivan@azcentral.com, or Kathy Tulumello at The Arizona Republic at 602.509.9503 or at kathy.tulumello@arizonarepublic.com

Application form available at www.indystar.com/pjf

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