Climate change fellowship

Posted On: August 13, 2015


Media Organization: The GroundTruth Project

Company Description

The GroundTruth Project is dedicated to training the next generation of international correspondents and to adding increased knowledge and understanding on issues of social justice including human rights, freedom of expression, emerging democracies, the environment, religious affairs and global health. Our work is made possible through the
generous contributions of individual donors and foundations including Ford Foundation, Henry Luce Foundation, Galloway Family Foundation, Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation, Vanguard Charitable on behalf of the JMB Charitable Fund, and the Bake Family Trust. GroundTruth, an independent, non-partisan organization registered by the IRS as a 501c3 non-profit organization, is based at the PBS flagship producer WGBH in Boston, MA.

Job Description

The GroundTruth Project, which trains and supports the next generation of international
correspondents, is building a robust and diverse editorial team of reporting fellows and
editors to lead a multimedia reporting project over the next three years that will track the
impact of global warming.

Excited about covering climate change from an international perspective?

We are seeking applicants for up to five reporting fellowships to join our editorial team in
November 2015.

GroundTruth will select journalists from around the world with strengths across different
media platforms, including radio, video, photography, data visualization and the written

Selected fellows will travel to France to cover the 2015 Paris Climate Conference in December and work with the GroundTruth team to shape an in-depth, multimedia package to be reported over the next three years. During the four-week fellowship, fellows will produce live coverage of the event, develop sources and ideas and receive
training and mentorship from veteran correspondents. They also will become eligible for additional climate change reporting opportunities with GroundTruth that will continue
through 2018.

The work our team produces will be featured on all WGBH News platforms: Radio, TV and Digital and offered to our national editorial partners, including PRI’s The World, PBS NewsHour, PBS NOVA, MSNBC and others.

Reporting fellowship applicants can be from any country but must be early in their careers and show a demonstrated interest in, and unique talent for, covering the environment.

The deadline to submit an application for the fellowship is September 22, 2015.

GroundTruth is also seeking experienced editors to lead the project. Editors must have at
least three years experience reporting and editing, preferably with a focus on the environment.

For more information on both reporting fellowship and editor opportunities, please visit
our site:

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