STAT introduces new fellowship for science reporting [United States]

Journalists from underrepresented racial and ethnic groups in the United States are invited to apply for a yearlong fellowship with STAT. The Sharon Begley-Science Reporting Fellowship, named after the late acclaimed science writer for STAT who passed away in January 2021, aims to prepare early-career journalists for a successful career in science journalism.

The fellowship will take place from mid-July 2024 to mid-July 2025 at STAT’s Boston office. The successful fellow will work alongside experienced science and health reporters and editors at STAT, learning how to report and write articles for the publication.

The selected fellow will receive a salary of $75,000 and health insurance, as well as 10 days of vacation and standard holidays off. This fellowship is an opportunity for early-career journalists from underrepresented racial and ethnic groups to gain valuable experience in science journalism while honoring the legacy of Sharon Begley.

The deadline to apply for the Sharon Begley-Science Reporting Fellowship is April 26.

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