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

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Cross-Border Journalism Network Amplifies Local Solutions

April 5, 2024
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.

Here Are the People Who Can Help You With AI in the Newsroom

March 28, 2024

Newsroom leaders seeking help on all things AI have a new, much-needed resource: a directory of expert trainers, coaches and consultants to draw from.

Tips for Building Networks to Reach Audiences and Drive Impact

March 25, 2024

The impact journalists can create in their communities is often dependent on how widely their reporting is consumed. 

In their efforts to gain traction that might spur positive change, journalists might not realize just how many of their colleagues are working on the very same issues in other communities or parts of the world. 

Embracing AI: How to Stay Ahead of the Curve

March 18, 2024

Concerns around GenAI notwithstanding – its potential to spread mis- and disinformation, and fears it could replace journalism jobs, among them – media leaders should consider how to use the technology to uplift their work. If utilized responsibly and ethically, AI can improve how news is produced and consumed.