Knight- Mozilla Journalism Fellowships

Deadline: 21 August 2015
Open to: international people interested in journalism
Fellowship: stipend of USD 60,000, accommodation costs, travel costs, insurance costs


OpenNews is a joint project of Mozilla and the Knight Foundation dedicated to helping journalism thrive on the open web. They are building an ecosystem of tools and programs to strengthen and support the community of developers and data journalists in newsrooms. The Knight-Mozilla Fellowships place developers, technologists, civic hackers, and data crunchers in 10-month paid fellowships to develop open-source projects in the partner newsrooms around the world. The 2015 cohort is fourth group of Knight-Mozilla Fellows, and will be working with news technology teams at:

  • Correct!v – Berlin, Germany;
  • The Coral Project – New York, NY (based out of the New York Times);
  • Frontline – Boston, MA;
  • Los Angeles Times Data Desk – Los Angeles, CA;
  • NPR – Washington, DC;
  • Vox Media – Austin, TX; New York, NY; or Washington, DC.


This fellowship is an international program and it welcome participants from all over the world that are interested in journalism.


The standard fellowship offers a stipend of USD 60,000, paid in 10 monthly installments. fellows are responsible for remitting all applicable taxes and other government payments as required. To help offset cost of living, the fellowship also provides supplements for childcare and health insurance, and helps pay for research/equipment and books. If you relocate for a fellowship, they will also supplement your housing and moving expenses. The fellowship also covers the costs of required travel for fellowship activities.

More detailed information you can find here.

How to apply?

Apply online trough Knight- Mozilla official website latest by 21 August 2015.

For more information please visit the official website.

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