RJI Online | December 11, 2019

Is there a journalism challenge you or your newsroom has wanted to tackle, but haven’t had the time or resources to focus on the idea?

Could the project benefit the industry as a whole in some way and strengthen democracy through better journalism?

If you answered ‘yes’ to both of those questions, then consider applying for a 2020–21 fellowship at the Donald W. Reynolds Journalism Institute at the Missouri School of Journalism. Apply between Dec. 16, 2019 and Jan. 17, 2020.

RJI Fellowship projects typically devise new strategies or models for solving a problem, build new tools, or create a prototype or advance a prototype so it is ready for investment or launch during an eight-month fellowship. This year’s fellows are working on a variety of projects, which include, developing a best practices guide for better gun violence reporting, helping news outlets take advantage of push notifications and developing a platform to produce audio stories on smart speakers that can contrast or expand based on the reader’s interest level in a topic.
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