Posting Description: Ted Scripps Fellowships in Environmental Journalism will be hired as Professional Research Assistants. Five applicants will be chosen. Enhance your journalism skills and deepen your understanding of environmental science and policy. Apply for the 2014-15 Ted Scripps Fellows in Environmental Journalism (Faculty Fellow) positions. Full time print, broadcast, or online journalists with a minimum of five years professional experience are eligible. Applicants may include reporters, editors, photographers, producers, and full-time freelancers. Prior experience covering the environment is not necessary. Applicants must be U.S. citizens. Individuals will audit University of Colorado courses, participate in weekly seminars and other events, and work on a research project. Five individuals are chosen. The program covers tuition and fees including a recreation center pass and provides $5,555.55/month beginning in August 2014, to end no later than May 2015. Application deadline is March 1, 2014. For application specifics and fellowship information, visit: http://www.colorado.edu/journalism/cej/scripps_fellowships/index.html The program will begin in mid-August and end no later than the second week in May. Offered by the Center for Environmental Journalism, University of Colorado Boulder. The University of Colorado is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to building a diverse workforce. We encourage applications from women, racial and ethnic minorities, individuals with disabilities and veterans. Alternative formats of this ad can be provided upon request for individuals with disabilities by contacting the ADA Coordinator at firstname.lastname@example.org. The University of Colorado Boulder conducts background checks on all final applicants being considered for employment. Complete instructions for applying are found on the application form. Please follow the uploading instructions exactly. Applications with instructions can be found at http://www.colorado.edu/journalism/cej/scripps_fellowships/index.html Writing Samples: up to five samples can be submitted in the JobsatCU application in "Writing Samples", "Publication 1", "Publication 2", Publication 3", and "Other".
Minimum Qualifications: U.S. citizen in full-time print, broadcast, or online journalism with a minimum of five years professional experience in eligible. Applicant must have at least a BA or BS college degree. Applicants may include reporters, editors, photographers, producers and full-time freelancers. Prior experience covering the environment is not necessary. Only U.S. citizens are eligible to apply.
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