The Hoot is looking for mid-level journalists or academic researchers to do short term research stints as fellows in the first half of 2017. Those employed could use the opportunity to work on specific areas relating to their beat, and publish stories for the organisations where they work.
Areas in which fellowships will be offered are the following:
Journalists from English, Hindi and regional media are invited to apply with specific short term research proposals relating to the above areas.
The fellowship amount is Rs 60,000 for work done over a six to eight week period, including travel costs.
Please apply with a proposal and your name, work experience, place of work, current reporting beat, and a reference. Please provide links to previous writing on these issues.
Fellows will be expected to talk to officials and experts within and outside government, to reflect concerns of government, regulatory bodies, social media platforms and civil society in the above areas, and produce reporting and analysis for the media outlet they work for. Their reports will also be carried on The Hoot.
The media ownership research is intended for use on the Hoot. Only journalists familiar with use of the Registrar of Companies database should apply.
Apply to email@example.com by February 28, 2017