We welcome AAJA members to apply for the NBC-LA/ AAJA Online Training Fellowship program. The application deadline for the fellowship is June 27.
This fellowship is open to mid-career professionals and college graduates interested in pursuing a career in online news.
PROGRAM DESCRIPTION: NBC-LA and AAJA-LA are partnering to help a gifted AAJA member gather skills that can be used in an online news environment. The Chapter is looking for someone with solid reporting and writing experience in a fast-paced news environment. The candidate does not need to have digital experience, but they should have a superlative eagerness to learn in a challenging newsroom environment and have a high degree of comfort with asking lots of questions and learning and doing at the same time. They will be considered an integral part of the online team. Valid driver’s license and vehicle is required.
Ideally this person would commit to a 9-6 M-F schedule for 12 weeks.
Applicants must be an AAJA member
Applicants must have at least five years of reporting and writing experience in a fast-paced news environment required (college newsroom experience counts).
Three great work samples and an explanation of why this person wants to work in the digital space and resume.
The four best candidates will sent to NBC Los Angeles for final selection.
Writing test will be required.
The Chapter will pay a stipend close to $15 an hour.