Posted On: September 9, 2022
Media Organization: Tarbell Fellowship
The Tarbell Fellowship is a one-year programme for early-career journalists interested in covering important topics such as global poverty and existential risks.
The Tarbell Fellowship is a one-year programme for early-career journalists intent on improving the world.
The fellowship represents a unique opportunity to do great journalism, covering topics that could have a major impact on the lives of billions, such as global poverty and existential risks.
Fellows receive a stipend of up to $50,000 to support placements at major publications and independent freelance reporting. The programme incorporates expert speakers, feedback & mentorship from experienced journalists and a two-week journalism summit in Oxford. Upon graduation, we expect fellows to bring their impact-focused perspective to major newsrooms and publications around the globe.
The 2023 Tarbell Fellowship will run from March 1st 2023 - February 29th 2024. Applications close on October 9th, 2022 at 11:59PM Anywhere on Earth.
Apply via our website by October 9th:
Our application process comprises 5 stages. The further you get, the more time we’ll ask you to invest.
1) Application & Writing Samples (<60 minutes) Complete our application form. Include your resume/CV, answer some short questions and provide 1-3 writing samples. 2) Test Task 1 (2-3 hours) Submit a short project detailing the types of topics you'd like to cover and how you expect the Tarbell Fellowship to advance your career. To be completed in 2-3 hours and returned within a few days. 3) Recorded Interview (~30 minutes) Answer general and situational questions relevant to journalism in a recorded interview. 4) Test Task 2 (2-3 hours) Write a short article in response to a specific prompt. 5) Live Interview (<60 minutes) A deeper interview with a member of the Tarbell Fellowship team.