Hearst Journalism Fellowship Programme 2018, USA


  • Anyone who has completed coursework and obtained a college degree by August 1 following the application deadline is eligible;
  • A bachelor’s degree is the minimum requirement;
  • Early-career journalists who have something to offer Hearst and would benefit from the program are welcome to apply;
  • Canadians and other foreign nationals are eligible to apply;
  • Because the Fellowship focuses on multimedia skills, broadcast journalists may apply, but successful candidates will be those who show strong writing and technical digital skills. The program offers no on-air talent positions.


Each completed digital package should contain:

  • One-page resume, including:
    • Academic major and minor, date or expected date of graduation
    • Permanent and current addresses
    • Email, website and social media addresses
  • On a separate page:
    • Three work/character references, including titles, email addresses and phone numbers
    • Hot links to digital work samples
  • Cover letter no longer than two pages highlighting your qualifications and making your case for becoming a Hearst Fellow;
  • Two letters of recommendation. These may be submitted through the recruitment portal within your application or emailed separately to fellowships@hearstnp.com
  • When you have gathered all the necessary materials, apply here.