Google News Initiative Newsroom Leadership Program Application
Thank you for your interest in the GNI Newsroom Leadership Program!

Successful applicants are emerging newsroom leaders working full-time in editorial positions at news organizations headquartered in the Asia-Pacific, and are endorsed by their employers. This part-time program is rigorous, with lectures and speakers, reading and written assignments conducted in English, with no translation.

Please complete the following:
- All personal details in the Google Form below
- Application form: Go to and follow the application instructions. Copy/ paste the Google Doc link in the form below.

All application materials must be submitted by the applicant in a Google Document and linked in the Google Form by June 26, 2019. Late or incomplete submissions will not be reviewed.

The application process will be fully managed by the Google News Initiative with its curated vetting partner institutions based in the Asia-Pacific region. Applications are considered on a rolling basis, and shortlisted applicants are interviewed by the Google News Initiative. A Columbia University faculty member will select the Fellows from among those who meet all the criteria and are presented by GNI and its vetting partner institutions.

For more information about the program, curriculum and application instructions, visit the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism website. (

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