New Fellowship Offers Early-Career Journalists a Unique Opportunity in Science Reporting

STAT launches fellowship for science reporting [in the United States]

A unique opportunity is now available for early-career journalists in the United States from underrepresented racial and ethnic groups. STAT is offering the Sharon Begley-Science Reporting Fellowship, a yearlong program designed to prepare journalists for a successful career in science journalism.

This fellowship will provide an aspiring journalist with the chance to work alongside experienced science and health reporters and editors at STAT’s Boston office. The fellow will have the opportunity to report and write articles for STAT, gaining valuable experience and mentorship in the field of science journalism.

The fellowship will run from mid-July 2024 to mid-July 2025 and comes with a salary of $75,000, health insurance, 10 days of vacation, and standard holidays off. This prestigious fellowship is an excellent opportunity for aspiring science journalists to further their careers and make a meaningful impact in the field.

The fellowship is named after Sharon Begley, an esteemed science writer for STAT who passed away in January 2021 at the age of 64. Her legacy lives on through this fellowship, which aims to continue her work and support future generations of science journalists.

Interested candidates have until April 26 to submit their applications for this prestigious fellowship opportunity. Apply now to take the next step in your career in science journalism!

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