Open to: applicants with excellent communication skills who are passionate about environmental subjects
Benefits: $5,000 honorarium for the duration of the program
The Mongabay Sue Palminteri WildTech Reporting Fellowship primarily involves writing stories that cover conservation technology-related research for an affiliated news site – Mongabay.com.
The fellow will have the opportunity to develop their writing skills and have their news stories be published on a renowned website which boasts over two million global readers every month. This is a part-time, six-month opportunity supported by a special fund created in the memory of Sue Palminteri.
Have excellent communication skills.
Be a Self-motivator.
Be passionate about environmental subjects.
Have positive attitude.
Be coachable and open to learning.
Have strong values – personally and professionally.
Have problem-solving skills.
Have interest in conservation technology.
Fellow will receive a $5,000 honorarium for the duration of the program.
Other perks include:
Publishing experience in a high-profile news outlet
Learning about journalistic programs and processes at Mongabay
Becoming part of a community of passionate and talented writers
Coaching and support:
Meet and greet training session via Skype and Q&A with Mongabay staff
Working with different editors and receiving guidance and feedback
Developing writing skills
Developing interviewing skills
Mongabay letters of reference and personal recommendations