NAJA ALerts, March 18th
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NAJA Alerts -
CPB/PBS Producers Workshop At WGBH
The CPB/PBS Producers Academy is offering a "scholarship" opportunity to 20 individuals for a Producers Workshop to be held at WGBH Boston, Saturday, June 21 - Friday, June 27, 2008.
Each scholarship will include the cost of the workshop, and reasonable expenses for airfare, hotel accommodations, meals, and limited ground transportation
If you are interested in applying, please submit three copies of the following: a completed application form along with a resume that includes education and production experience; a letter of recommendation from a public television station or other public television programming partner (including the Minority Consortia, ITVS, etc.), production company, or industry professional; and one non-returnable VHS tape or DVD of recent work. (If the tape/DVD is a clips reel, a second full-length program may also be sent.).
The video provided should include work for which the applicant performed a significant role (ex: producer, director, writer, editor, associate producer); tapes must be cued to the beginning of the program or scene to be viewed.
Please include a brief narrative of your professional development goals within public broadcasting. Among the areas you may wish to address are general and long-range goals and how the Workshop might help you attain them, specific skill areas you hope to develop further in the Workshop, and projects you are currently planning or have in progress that might be aided by your participation in the Workshop.
To be considered, an application must be received at PBS by 5:00 PM Eastern on Friday, April 4, 2008. Scholarship awards will be announced on Friday, May 16, 2008. The following describes the planned workshop:
Over a seven-day period, participants in the Producers Workshop will attend an intensive course that covers a range of production skills and draws on the expertise that has made PBS a recognized force on the American cultural landscape. The goal of the Producers Workshop is to encourage a diverse and talented group of producers who will create new and greater programming achievements in public broadcasting.
For more information & an application for the workshop go to http://www.pbs.org/producers/producersworkshop.html
Applicants, if you have any questions send your queries to email@example.com. The
Newspaper Association of America Is Offering Fellowships!
***There is NO cost to the fellowship winner or his/her company!*** The deadline is April 30, 2008 go to http://www.naa.org/diversity/minorityfellowships for more information.
For 28 years, NAA has offered full-ride training and development fellowships to newspaper professionals of color in the areas of editing, business, leadership, design and production. For the second half of 2008, we are pleased to include a new list of courses and programs to help build the competencies and skills of the leaders of tomorrow.
Again we are partnering with the best media institutions in the country including Northwestern's Media Management Center, The American Press Institute, The National Association of Minority Media Executives, The Society for News Design and The Poynter Institute.The fellowships, offered twice a year, cover tuition, lodging, airfare, meals and other necessary expenses for each program.
There is NO cost to the fellowship winner or his/her company. Applicants do not have to work at NAA member newspapers to qualify for a fellowship. While the objective of the program is to help more people of color enter or advance in newspaper management, the program also helps newspapers augment their training budget and acts as a great retention tool for their best and brightest.
NAA will offer 15 fellowships for classes taking place July - December 2008. Applications can be downloaded and completed in either MS Word or PDF formats. Please visit http://www.naa.org/diversity/minorityfellowships, to download an application.
Questions, problems, contact me at 571.366.1003 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Completed applications must be snail-mailed or faxed and are due April 30, 2008. This is the final date we will accept any applications, so if they are mailed, they must be sent early enough to be received by April 30th.
Applications must include updated resumes and cannot be e-mailed.
Director, Leadership Programs
Newspaper Association of America
NAJA Members In Minnesota Area!
Ethnic Media Watchdog Workshop coming to Minneapolis! April 12 and 13, 2008 Investigative Reporters and Editors, Inc. (IRE) in collaboration with New America Media (NAM), will present the first in a series of workshops for ethnic media journalists at the Radisson University Hotel in Minneapolis on April 12 and 13, 2008.
The workshop will feature top practitioners in investigative journalism discussing the best techniques and approaches to doing public service journalism. The workshop also will teach journalists how to sharpen their investigative and research skills.
This training opportunity is designed for journalists working for ethnic news organizations and will demonstrate how to find documents, databases and sources for topics such as education, immigration, homeland security, criminal justice, labor, and local government.
COST: Professional Journalists - $25 Students - $10 All participants receive complimentary one-year IRE membership! ($60 value) To register go to http://www.ire.org/training/watchdogjournalism/index.php
Special thanks to the McCormick Tribune Foundation for their generous support of this project.
ABOUT CO-HOSTS: Investigative Reporters and Editors, Inc. is the nation's premier nonprofit media training program dedicated to improving the quality of investigative reporting. IRE provides educational services to reporters, editors and others interested in investigative journalism and works to maintain high professional standards.
For more information, visit IRE's website at http://www.ire.org/.
New America Media (NAM) is the country's first and largest collaboration of ethnic news organizations founded in 1996 by the non-profit Pacific News Service. NAM's goal is to promote the editorial visibility and economic viability of this critical sector of American journalism. For more information:
Alex Moe 202-383-5986
Daniel Rader 415-503-4170
Deadline Extended For High School Graduates Internship Program
The deadline for a multi-year internship project designed to teach high school graduates skills in public television production and promotion has been extended to March 28.
Students accepted in the paid, five-year CPB/Emma Bowen Foundation program for Minority Interests in Media will work summers and during other school breaks.
Eligible students include those of African-American, Hispanic, Asian or Native American descent who have acumulative GPA of at least 3.0 or higher, are college-bound and are interested in pursuing a career in the media industry.
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