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Call for applications for new Google Digital News Journalist Fellowship

The Reuters Institute is seeking applications for a Google Digital News Journalist Fellowship as part of its world renowned Journalist Fellowship Programme based at the Reuters Institute in Oxford.

This fellowship is for two terms (6 months) starting in January 2016 and is aimed at a mid-career journalist resident in one of the continental European countries which will be covered in the 2016 Reuters Institute Digital News Report namely; Austria, Belgium, Czech Republic, Denmark,  Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Italy, Ireland, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Spain, Sweden and Switzerland.

The fellowship will appeal to a journalist who is excited by the opportunity of producing a research paper based on some aspect of either the survey data or digital journalism more generally with a direct focus on the professional and industry implications based on their own experience.
 

Applications will be assessed on the basis of three main criteria:

  • The quality of the professional achievements of the journalist given the stage in their career
  • Their potential and interest in being part of an international programme and of contributing to and making best use of the opportunity presented by the fellowship
  • The quality of their detailed research proposal and their proposed ideas on how they might promote their findings for the benefit of their colleagues and the industry more generally.

For further information about the Journalism Fellowship Programme and details on how to apply please click here 

The deadline for applications is midday on Wednesday 21st October.

The successful candidate will be notified by 2nd November.