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Tuition:$500.00
Application deadline:Mar 15, 2011
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New York Convergence Course: Backpack Journalism In a Digital Age

May 15, 2011 - Jul 9, 2011

Be your own blog journalist and a New York City correspondent for your hometown newspaper, have your articles published in the WJI online newspaper, and perhaps earn a paid Pulliam internship!

Application Requirements

Complete the online application below. Additionally, the following items are required:

1. Reference letters on letterhead from both:
a) Your pastor as to your spiritual maturity (2 Kings 12:2; James 5:20).
b) College professor attesting to your writing ability or professional supervisor attesting to your professional abilities (1 Thess. 4:12; 1 Tim. 3:7).
2. Transcripts from college attended
3. Clippings or links to your journalism and convergence work (written story, video, stand-alone audio, photos with cutlines, photo slideshow, blog, and Twitter)
4. Resume
5. (Optional) Letter on letterhead from your local newspaper editor attesting to a freelance agreement as described under "Who Can Apply?" tab.

Materials may be mailed to the address below. References must be on letterhead and may be faxed or scanned and emailed to 212.202.4824.

Mail To:
World Journalism Institute
350 Fifth Avenue, Suite 1500
New York, NY 10118