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So You Want a Journalism Fellowship

Past Knight-Wallace Fellow Delece Smith-Barrow and former Spencer/O’Brien Fellow Sarah Carr explain the benefits of journalism fellowships and share what to carefully consider. (EWA Radio 334)

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If you’re a journalist who’s feeling burned out or ready for a change, a professional fellowship can be a chance to recharge and renew your passion for your work. 

What are the differences among the best-known residential fellowships? What makes a great application? What should you expect from your fellowship year? And how can you boost your chances of grabbing the brass ring? 

Two experienced education editors with firsthand experience as journalism fellows – Delece Smith Barrow of Politico and Sarah Carr, formerly of The Boston Globe  –  join EWA Public Editor Emily Richmond. 

EWA Radio is sponsored by SXSW EDU. EWA retains full editorial control over the content of the podcast.

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