The ICFJ Knight Fellowships are designed to instill a culture of news innovation and experimentation worldwide. The goal is to seed new ideas and services that deepen coverage, expand news delivery and engage citizens in the editorial process. Fellows partner with newsrooms, startups and other organizations to help them adopt or invent technology that engages and informs the public.
You can apply for a Fellowship opening, listed below, or propose your own Fellowship. All interested candidates must complete a Fellowship application, including their Fellowship proposal.
The International Center for Journalists seeks outstanding applicants with a strong background in Western TV media for a six-month ICFJ Knight Fellowship involving the Central Asia region. The fellow will lead projects in collaboration with Kazakh state and private television networks and TV stations in Kyrgyzstan to improve their reporting, news production and management practices, as well as raising their skills in digital and data journalism.
The International Center for Journalists seeks outstanding applicants with a background in data-driven storytelling for a one-year ICFJ Knight Fellowship in India. The Fellow will help Indian newsrooms to strengthen their understanding and use of open/civic data and related tools/techniques.
The International Center for Journalists seeks outstanding applicants with a background in multimedia and data journalism for a year-long ICFJ Knight Fellow position in Indonesia. The Fellow will help local newsrooms to implement digital tools and workflow systems that improve the quality of their storytelling. Projects are expected to be open source, cost-effective and easily replicable for other newsrooms in the region.