Applications are now open for the New England First Amendment Coalition’s, tuition-free, First Amendment Institute in investigative journalism, awarded to 25 working journalists within the region annually.

This is the 10th anniversary of this exclusive investigative reporting program that began in 2011.

The program will run September 26 to October 3, 2020 and the application deadline is August 15, 2020.

It includes workshops and presentations featuring some of the country’s most elite investigative reporters, editors and media attorneys.

More than 225 journalists from about 100 local news organizations have benefited from the New England First Amendment Institute since it started.