2019 Newsroom Fellowship Program, New York Times



Location (s):

  • United States of America
New York


We are thrilled to introduce The New York Times Fellowship, a one-year work program aimed at cultivating the next generation of journalists. It will include reporters, photographers, videographers, social and audio producers, designers and visual editors.


We hope that this new immersive program will benefit not only the participants and The Times, but other newsrooms. We expect most of our fellows will graduate to positions at other publications.

Creation of the fellowship also means that we plan to retire our existing newsroom summer internship.

We believe the fellowship, which will incorporate speakers, feedback and training opportunities, will better serve young journalists. The fellowship also will target many of the same candidates as the internship: well-qualified recent college graduates and post-grads. These changes will not affect our summer internship program in business departments.

We plan to open an application window later this fall, with our first class of fellows starting in summer 2019. We will post our application link soon at Our Careers.

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Who is eligible for the fellowship?

The program is targeted toward recent graduates of college and graduate school who are beginning their journalism careers. Applicants must be authorized to work in the United States and have graduated no more than 18 months from the start of the fellowship in June.


Deadline: As soon as possible

Cost/funding for participants:

Will the fellowship be paid? Yes. Fellows will work full time and will be paid and receive benefits. They will be Guild­represented employees.

How long is the fellowship? The fellowship will last for 12 months.

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