Free Multimedia Bootcamp with Poynter

This is a fantastic free opportunity for anyone!

The Poynter Fellowship for College Journalists: Young journalists have always been a top priority for Poynter. For more than 30 years, the Institute has led the best-known program in the world for recent college graduates. Poynter fellows have gone on to pioneer new methods of storytelling, lead newsrooms, win Pulitzers.

Read more about it here.

Fill out the online application here.

Application deadline: Monday, March 1, 2010

Who: 40 Poynter Fellows — college juniors, seniors, grad students or recent graduates, interested in writing, photojournalism, design, information graphics, broadcast and multimedia.

Where: The Poynter Institute, St. Petersburg, Florida

Fellowship dates:
May 16-28, 2010 (This is before many internships begin, so students with internships are welcome to apply.)

Cost: Tuition is free! You are responsible for getting here and you pay for housing (affordable accommodations have been arranged at the University of South Florida).

What to send by March 1st:
Once you’ve completed this online application, please mail a signed letter of reference from a faculty advisor along with three to five samples of your work. (Samples might include writing clips, print designs, digital images or videos on a disk, or a clear link to specific examples on your Web site.) Send to Nafi Schwanzer, nschwanzer at poynter dot org, The Poynter Institute, 801 Third Street South, St. Petersburg, FL, 33701.

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