Military Veterans in Journalism, along with National Public Radio and the Associated Press, is offering a three-day virtual workshop on Investigative Reporting, Monday, May 23rd to Wednesday, May 25th, 6:00-7:30pm EDT each day.
It will be led by Patti DiVincenzo from IRE, Ron Nixon from The Associated Press and Aaron Glantz from The California Newsroom.
This workshop is offered FREE for MVJ members.
This is a tremendous opportunity to learn from the best and connect with other journalists. Sign up today, to reserve your free ticket!
To participate, you must be a member of MVJ or a partner affinity group.
Click here to learn more about the speakers, and to register.
Military Veterans in Journalism has partnered with the Harrisonburg Citizen and the Scripps Howard Foundation to help get more vets into America’s newsrooms.
As part of the 2022 Scripps Howard Summer Internship Program, the Harrisonburg Citizen will select one MVJ member to participate in a 10-week paid internship.Read more
MVJ is developing a database of military and veteran affairs experts for a reporting guide. They want reporters to know who they should contact when doing stories on military and veteran issues.
Who do you suggest they add? Let them know at [email protected] with the subject line "Veteran Affairs Expert Database."
Military Veterans in Journalism has an exciting new opportunity for members. It is a short class you can attend in person and a proven launchpad for a TV news career.
Military Veterans in Journalism will send six members to the in-person/virtual hybrid TV Power Reporting Academy at the Poynter institute this April, and you could be selected for this opportunity if you apply today.
Application deadline is Friday, March 4, 2022.Read more
Thanks to generous support from the Ford Foundation, Military Veterans in Journalism has launched a disability inclusion initiative to create conversations and reporting within American newsrooms about military veteran issues, with a focus on disabled veterans. As part of this effort, MVJ is launching a speakers bureau of military veterans in journalism to advocate for better, more nuanced reporting on disabled military veterans and to share best practices with newsrooms across the nation.
MVJ is seeking applicants for its 2022 Speakers Bureau. MVJ will provide training to eight military veterans on best practices in disability reporting. Afterwards, the veterans will lead their own training and presentations at local newsrooms in the veterans’ communities.
**Application deadline is Monday, February 14, 2022**Read more
Military Veterans in Journalism has secured more than $20,000 in Poynter Institute online classes that are now available to its members to take for free.
Made possible thanks to the generous support of the Craig Newmark Philanthropies, these courses will directly help their membership gain actionable skills that they can put to work immediately.
Poynter Institute has a treasure trove of training opportunities for journalists of every type. From courses focusing on how to become a better writer to courses on film and broadcast television, Poynter has it all.
What this means for you:
You’ll have FREE ACCESS to some of Poynter’s popular courses. If you find these courses useful, MVJ will find other ways to work with Poynter for even more training.
Minority Veterans in Journalism (MVJ) invites you to mentor a veteran in the MVJ community. Please consider volunteering some of your time to mentor a veteran to teach him or her about the field of journalism. MVJ pairs up experienced mentors with mentees eager to learn and grow. You must have three years experience in journalism or a related field to become a mentor.
Click here to apply.
Once you are accepted into the program, you may have a one-time, one-hour zoom session with one of their members.
The Newmark-Military Veterans in Journalism Fellowship Program is now accepting applications for the program that will begin in Fall 2022.
Application fee waived!
**Application deadline is Friday, December 17,2021.**Read more
Military Veterans in Journalism (MVJ) will hold its first Annual Convention on October 21-22, 2021.
This will be a virtual gathering for journalists, non-profit professionals, newsroom leaders, and other supporters of newsroom diversity to share, learn and connect with each other while focusing on supporting the underrepresented community of military veterans in journalism.Read more
Military Veterans in Journalism (MVJ) and National Public Radio (NPR) are offering an internship opportunity for Fall 2021. Selected candidates will work at both the Business Desk and NPR One Desk from October 4, 2021 - April 15, 2022. The location is flexible: interns can work onsite in Washington D.C., fully remote, or hybrid, but will be expected to put in 40 hours per week. The deadline for applying is Wednesday, July 14, 5pm (Eastern Time).Read more