The Starling Lab: Fellowship

The Fellowship is open to full-time editorial and technology employees of newspapers, magazines, wire services, nonprofit newsrooms, digital media, television and radio news organizations, as well as independent journalists around the world. Employees of technology companies working in the media space also are encouraged to apply.

The Starling Lab invites journalists and technologists who are eager to expand their technological and storytelling skills. We encourage collaboration among interdisciplinary teams, both editorial and technology. These can be from the same organization or with collaborating newsrooms. Fellows are expected to continue their employment with their parent organization during the duration of the fellowship.

The Starling Lab encourages proposals from local journalists and applicants from underrepresented groups, especially those who are covering their own communities

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Starling Journalism Lab

Starling is paving the way for journalists to use new tools for newsgathering and distribution. By identifying and exploring the use of open-source tools and best practices, Starling prototypes end-to-end…
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Application deadline:
August 15, 2022
This is a recurring opportunity