Weeklong Fellowship for Journalists to Focus on Climate Change Impacts & Covering Extreme Events

Do you have the knowledge and context to bring your news audience accurate, science-based stories about hurricanes, hazardous drought conditions, coastal storms, flooding and other extreme impacts caused by climate change? Would you like the tools, resources and understanding to investigate and break stories on important environmental issues? Call for Applications The University of Rhode …

Bombs in Your Backyard

Access the map at ProPublica. The military spends more than a billion dollars a year to clean up sites its operations have contaminated with toxic waste and explosives. These sites exist in every state in the country. Some are located near schools, residential neighborhoods, rivers and lakes. A full map of these sites has never …

Grist Fellowship Program

Want to grow as a journalist while absorbing a universe of green knowledge? Apply for the Grist Fellowship Program. The Grist Fellowship Program is an opportunity to hone your skills at a national news outlet and deepen your understanding of environmental issues. We’re looking for early-career journalists with a variety of skills, from traditional reporting …

O’Brien Fellowship in Public Service Journalism

The O’Brien Fellowship in Public Service Journalism is accepting applications for its 2017-18 class of O'Brien Fellows. The deadline to apply is Jan. 26, 2018. Environmental reporters around the country have made great use of the yearlong O'Brien Fellowship, examining Arizona's water woes, threats to the Great Lakes, China's carbon emissions, the dangers of diacetyl and climate change. This is a …

Join ProPublica’s New Project to Work With Local Newsrooms

Via ProPublica. Over the past several years, economic pressures have reduced the ability of local and regional news organizations to support accountability reporting. That’s a challenge not just for journalism, but also for our democracy. We’re committed to helping address that problem. Earlier this year, we launched ProPublica Illinois, an initiative we hope to replicate …

Ensia Mentor Program

The Ensia Mentor Program offers scientists and aspiring environmental journalists an opportunity to build their communication skills and professional network by creating an article, video, image gallery, infographic or other work on a topic of their choice for Ensia under the guidance of an experienced communicator. How It Works An Ensia mentorship begins with an application from …