2016 Knight-Mozilla Fellowship for Journalists ($60,000 Stipend, Spend 10 Months in the Best Newsrooms in the world)

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Application Deadline: August 21, 2015 at midnight EDT.

Open to: Any Country around the World

Are you a developer, technologist, civic hacker, or data cruncher who wants to help change the world of journalism? Apply to become a 2016 Knight-Mozilla Fellow and spend ten months embedded in one of the best newsrooms in the world, writing open code and becoming a leader in the international journalism tech community.

The Knight-Mozilla Fellowships present a unique opportunity for people who love to code and who want to influence the future of journalism on the web

The fellowship hosts for 2016 are: the Los Angeles Times Data Desk, NPR, Vox Media, Frontline, Correct!v, and The Coral Project (a collaboration between the New York Times, the Washington Post, and Mozilla).

  • Correct!v – Berlin, Germany
  • The Coral Project – New York, NY (based out of the New York Times)
  • Frontline – Boston, MA
  • Los Angeles Times Data Desk – Los Angeles, CA
  • NPR – Washington, DC
  • Vox Media – Austin, TX; New York, NY; or Washington, DC

Benefits:

  • The Knight-Mozilla Fellowship is designed to allow flexibility for both fellows and fellowship Partners. The standard fellowship offers a stipend of $60,000, paid in 10 monthly installments. fellows are responsible for remitting all applicable taxes and other government payments as required.
  • Mozilla may, in consultation with fellows and fellowship Partners, elect to vary the amount and duration to accommodate the needs and availability of individual fellows and newsrooms.
  • To help offset cost of living, the fellowship also provides supplements for childcare and health insurance, and helps pay for research/equipment and books.

Apply Now to become a 2016 Knight-Mozilla Fellow

For More Information:

Visit the Official Webpage of the Knight-Mozilla Fellowship

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