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Fellowships

Democracy Now! fellowships are full-time, one-year work placements that pay a livable wage and include fully paid medical and dental benefits. The fellowships provide support and mentorship to underrepresented early-career journalists and digital media professionals, including BIPOC, people with disabilities and gender nonconforming people.

Democracy Now! is currently not accepting applications.

Democracy Now! is committed to building greater diversity in newsrooms and training the next generation of journalists. Fellows will develop skills and gain experience in a daily live TV news environment, and have the opportunity to bring their unique voices, perspectives and experiences into the newsroom. All fellowships take place at our Manhattan, NY studio where we produce our daily news hour. Democracy Now! staff provide one-on-one mentorship and supervision to help fellows maximize their exposure to newsroom, production and online publishing practices.

Each Fellowship is offered once per year.

Video News Production Fellowship

2024 session dates and application deadline TBA

Digital Fellowship

2023 session dates and application deadline TBA

News Production Fellowship

2023 Session dates and application deadlines TBA

Eligibility Requirements:

Applicants must have a valid US work authorization and be available to work full-time in New York City for the duration of the one-year Fellowship.

Due to the volume of applications received, you will only be contacted if you are selected for an interview. No mail submissions or phone calls please. Democracy Now! is an equal-opportunity employer.

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