Apply: New York Times Newsroom Fellowship Programme 2023

Open call for applications – New York Times Newsroom Fellowship Programme 2023. The New York Times Fellowship is a one-year work programme aimed at cultivating the next generation of journalists.

 

Overview

The fellowship represents a unique opportunity to do great journalism for The Times. It incorporates speakers, feedback and training opportunities. The programme’s goal is to benefit not only the participants and The Times, but also other newsrooms. They expect most of their fellows will graduate to positions around the country and world. The programme incorporates reporters, editors, and visual journalists across a range of departments.

Benefits

  • Fellows work full time, are paid and receive benefits. They are Guild-represented employees.
  • Fellows get to hear from top journalists and leaders from around the newsroom, gain training and receive regular feedback from editors and mentors.

Eligibility

  • Open to journalists with some experience who are early in their careers, including recent college graduates.
  • Those who have more than five years of paid, professional journalism experience should explore other career opportunities at The Times

Application Deadline

The deadline to submit your application is Friday, December 2, at 5 p.m. Eastern Standard Time.

Application Process

Interested applicants should visit the New York Times Newsroom Fellowship Programme 2023 online application portal to apply.

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the Times Fellowship?
It is a yearlong program for up-and-coming journalists that replaced our newsroom’s summer internships in 2019. We believe the fellowship provides superior training, offers greater benefits for participants and our newsroom, and establishes relationships that will pay off for years to come.

Who is eligible for the fellowship?
The program is designed for journalists with some experience who are early in their careers, including recent college graduates. Those who have more than five years of paid, professional journalism experience should explore other career opportunities at The Times.

How long is the fellowship?
One year.

When does The Times open applications for the fellowship?
Fellowship applications open in the fall, and the class is announced early the following year.

When does the fellowship start?
June.

Is the fellowship paid?
Yes. Fellows work full time, are paid and receive benefits. They are Guild-represented employees.

How many fellows are in the program?
We typically accept about 30 fellows per year, although the number may vary.

Who chooses the fellows?
The program’s directors and top editors from the newsroom collaborate to choose the class.

Do fellows have a chance to be hired into staff positions?
Occasionally, but our bar for hiring fellows right out of the program is very high.

What kind of work will the fellows perform?
The fellows handle the kind of work that our other full-time journalists perform. We generally post reporting jobs, as well as roles in video, photo, graphics, design, audience and opinion. Early and mid-career journalists interested in editing should consider our newsroom’s Editing Residency.

Which offices do the fellows work in?
Most fellows work out of our New York headquarters, but some opportunities are available in our San Francisco, Washington and London offices.

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