Work with Democracy Now!

Video News Production Fellowships

Democracy Now! Fellowships are paid, 25 hour per week, temporary work placements to help early career journalists and producers develop skills and gain experience in a daily live TV news environment. All fellowships take place at our Manhattan studio where we produce our daily news hour.

Democracy Now! production staff provide one-on-one mentorship and supervision to help Fellows maximize their exposure to newsroom and production practices. The Fellowship program is offered in one or two sessions per year with three placements each session.

Session Dates Application Deadline
Jan–Jun TBD
Jul–Dec Filled

Duties include shooting news events, editing video news packages and working on the live broadcast. Applicants must have camera and video editing skills, work well under deadline pressure and have some news or editorial experience. The ability to work well in a team and maintain a professional demeanor in all situations is required.

Candidates without the required experience listed above may consider applying for on of our Internships.

Eligibility Requirements:

Applicants must be able to commit to 25 hours of work per week for six months and must have a valid US work authorization.

To Apply

Production Fellowships are currently filled. Check back in November and May for future openings.