Gwen Ifill Washington Week Fellow
Position not to exceed 5 months; Stipend of $3,000/month (minus applicable taxes and withholdings)
Reports to: Senior Producer, Washington Week
Start date: December 2021
Do you have a passion for journalism, new media and public television? The Gwen Ifill Washington Week Fellowship for emerging journalists is where you can gain hands-on, real-world experience working on "Washington Week," the longest running news analysis program on PBS.
In an average week, you can expect to:
What success looks like:
You must have:
You should have:
For consideration, please include a cover letter, resume, contact information for three professional references, and a sample of your work (writing, video production, or web-content).
Proof of full dosage of a COVID-19 vaccination is required for all positions that will be working onsite, or may reasonably or occasionally be called to work onsite.
Founded in 1961, WETA is Washington, DC's leading public broadcasting station. As a PBS and NPR member, we not only serve the DC metro area with our local programming and classical radio station, but also the nation with Washington Week, PBS NewsHour, and our partnerships with Ken Burns and Henry Louis Gates, Jr.
Our staff comes from very diverse backgrounds, but we all have one thing in common; we believe in our mission and the service we provide to the public.
We know there are great candidates who may have skills we haven't thought about. If that's you, don't hesitate to apply and tell us about yourself. We also encourage members of traditionally underrepresented communities to apply, including people of color, LGBTQ+ people, veterans and people with disabilities.
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