ICFJ Knight Fellowships

The ICFJ Knight Fellowships instill a culture of news innovation and experimentation worldwide. Fellows help journalists and news organizations adopt new technologies to enhance their news gathering, storytelling, editorial workflows, audience engagement and business models, among others. The result: sustainable, trustworthy journalism that serves the public interest. Learn more.

What’s more, ICFJ's unparalleled network of global media professionals multiply the reach and impact of the ICFJ Knight Fellows’ work, seeding a truly global spirit of innovation in journalism.​​​ 

Fellowships are currently filled, but if you have an innovative idea that transforms the journalism landscape in your area, please get in touch. 

ICFJ Knight Fellowships

Latest News

ICFJ Knight Fellow Receives María Moors Cabot Prize’s ‘Special Citation’

July 12, 2024
The jury for Columbia Journalism School’s prestigious María Moors Cabot Prize has recognized ICFJ Knight Fellow Laura Zommer of Argentina as a 2024 special citation recipient, describing the journalist as “a visionary and a beacon of integrity and innovation in modern journalism in the Americas.”

ICFJ Welcomes Knight Fellows Alan Soon and Rishad Patel

May 24, 2024

The International Center for Journalists (ICFJ) is pleased to announce Alan Soon and Rishad Patel from Splice Media as new Knight Fellows beginning June 1. Soon and Patel, based in Singapore, will launch an innovative program called Splice Nano during their fellowship year.

New ICFJ Knight Fellows to Work on Supporting Exiled Media, Exploring AI Solutions and Covering the Amazon

May 1, 2024

The International Center for Journalists (ICFJ) is thrilled to announce a new cohort of ICFJ Knight Fellows - Daniel Nardin, José Nieves, Luz Mely Reyes, Mattia Peretti, Nikita Roy and Sannuta Raghu.

Stories That Make People Want to Read the News

April 5, 2024
Chani Guyot, who officially launched the Human Journalism Network as an ICFJ Knight Fellow in 2023, said his goal is to highlight how people are making progress on social challenges in ways that are not only interesting but potentially useful.