Discover the Unexpected: Faces and Places
DISCOVER THE UNEXPECTED
The experience you gain as a National Newspaper Publishers Association Fellow is the start of a strong foundation for your journalism career. Our objective is to recruit, train and retain talented journalists. We identify and develop high-caliber multimedia professionals from a diverse pool of the country’s best reporters, copy editors, photographers, designers and graphic artists. Candidates should be college students with interest, experience or background in journalism or related fields. Those selected will have the opportunity to grow in one of the world’s best Black Press journalism organizations.
A select group of NNPA Publishers, Editors, and Media Spokesperson will screen and evaluate NNPA Fellows applications and video submissions and select finalists. Selection of the NNPA Fellow to Discover the Unexpected will consist of:
- Journalism/Communications Major
- Professor Recommendation
- Technology/social media mavens
PROFESSIONAL ASSISTANCE TO ENSURE YOUR BEST CHANCE OF SUCCESS
If you are offered and accept a position, you will be assigned an adviser and have the opportunity to develop mentoring relationships with seasoned professionals throughout National Newspaper Publishers Association. Your adviser will be a manager with expertise in your area of interest and will be responsible for scheduling your job assignments and designing your formal development plan.
The Fellowship is a one-month program focusing on multimedia journalism. The Fellowship program consists of one-month assignment at our top metro papers. Throughout the program, Fellows will receive formal training, mentoring and work experience alongside award-winning journalists. National Newspaper Publishers Association Fellows are part-time employees of National Newspaper Publishers Association and will be paid a stipend and have an opportunity to earn a scholarship.