Apply Now: Social Justice Reporting Fellowship- Mental Health in Chicago

Northwestern University’s Medill School of Journalism is pleased to announce its second round of the Social Justice News Nexus Reporting Fellowship, bringing together Chicago journalists and media activists with Medill graduate students to produce journalism that probes issues of crucial impact on our urban communities.


The second six-month cycle of the fellowship, beginning in October 2014, focuses on mental health in Chicago, including mental health care in Cook County Jail, the city’s public mental health clinics and the link between mental health and violence. The fellowship includes a stipend and Fellows will be part of the Medill School of Journalism community at Northwestern University, with access to training and advising from Medill faculty as well as other journalism training opportunities.

Media experience in a professional, independent or grassroots capacity is preferred; we are also seeking fellows with a deep personal interest in and/or experience with mental health issues.

Deadline August 30, 2014

To apply please read the call for proposals and then submit your application.



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