DISCOVER THE UNEXPECTED 2020 HAS BEEN POSTPONED
After long consideration and discussion, we are sorry to announce that Discover the Unexpected Journalism Fellowship has been postponed due to COVID-19 concerns. This decision did not come easy, but after recent updates of the heightened risk to the spread of the virus, in addition to the extension of many state shelter-in-place programs, we are committed to doing our part to help protect our staff and participants.
As we explore options to reschedule the event, we will be in touch soon to provide updates.
Meanwhile, we urge everyone to be responsible to the community and do everything you can to diminish potential exposure. Visit CDC.gov/coronavirus for the latest information on COVID-19.
We send our love and thanks for your continued support and understanding.
The Chevrolet DTU Team
DISCOVER THE UNEXPECTED HAS COME TO A CLOSE
WITNESS THE JOURNEY
After getting back to Chicago, my team and I prepared to attend ComplexCon, a convention hosted by a leading urban magazine. It is a leading convention in showcasing what’s trending in mainstream culture. It was a nice experience, but I realized that I’m not in touch with popular culture. From the fashion down to the hottest new artist(s), I feel like I’ve been living under a rock for the past few years. And you know what, I don’t care.
First week in Houston is in the books, and I wrote my first cover story! On the first day in the office, we got breaking news about a press conference that would be happening the next morning on some recent killings of innocent children in the Houston area.
My 5th week as a DTU fellow has been very challenging. I’ve been faced with the task of writing stories at a speed that I’m not accustomed to, but I appreciate the discomfort and growth.