The University of Oxford Reuters Institute Journalist Fellowship Programme: (Deadline Ongoing)
The University of Oxford Reuters Institute calls application for Journalist Fellowship Programme. The Journalist Fellowship Programme at the Reuters Institute is one of the world’s leading schemes for practising, mid-career journalists to take some time out from their day jobs to explore journalism in-depth. The majority of our Journalist Fellows are fully-funded and they also receive a stipend to cover living and travel costs.
Reuters Institute accepts around 30 Journalist Fellows from around the world each year, each of whom brings fascinating insights and a wealth of experience to the institute. Fellows will be
- Embedded in a cutting-edge institution that is shaping key media debates. The Reuters Institute produces factsheets and reports on the main challenges of the industry.
- Part of an institution with a global outlook. Our Journalist Fellows come from all over the world. They share ideas and experiences of working in different countries and different mediums.
- Part of one of the world’s greatest universities. Oxford offers unrivalled study facilities, leading research centres, extensive learning support and a global reputation.
- Just one hour from London by train, providing convenient access to some of the world’s leading news publishers like The Guardian, the Financial Times and the BBC.
- The University of Oxford Reuters Institute Journalist Fellowship Programme is open to journalists from all over the world including Europe, Africa, the Asia-Pacific region, North America, and Latin America.
- Must have a minimum of five years of journlists experience or in rare cases demonstrate the equivalent level of expertise.
- Be able to understand and join discussions in English.
- A one-page personal statement about why you want to join this programme, and how you will apply your research project when you return to work.
- A project proposal that would benefit the news industry in your country or company. The proposal should be between 800-1200 words, and should outline the questions you hope to answer and how you propose to answer them during your time with us.
- Two professional references.
- A CV/resume that includes your current job title and company (with links to their site), career history, and education history.