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 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.