The fellowship is named after Juan Gonzales, the founder of El Tecolote Newspaper and a 2009 NAHJ Hall of Fame Honoree.
The Juan Gonzales Fellowship supports diverse journalists who are deeply interested in reporting the most urgent issues the Latino community faces, issues we believe lie at the core of improving the quality of news and information reaching the public:- Strengthening local news- To challenge misinformation and disinformation- To fight bias, intolerance and injustice
We invite all current undergraduate/graduate journalism students or recent graduates in or pursuing a journalism career as a reporter, photographer, videographer or web/print designer. (Not limited to these)
Deadline: March 24, 2019 at 11 p.m. PTThe fellow to start in June 2019
He has received a Heroes of Excellence Award from KGO-TV. In 2000, he was honored by the Society of Professional Journalists with its Distinguished Service Award. In 2009, he was inducted into the National Association of Hispanic Journalists Hall of Fame for advancing the interests of journalism and the interests of Latinos in Journalism. In 2011, Horace Mann Middle School had him depicted in a mural on an exterior of a wall. In March 2015, he received a certificate of recognition from Mayor Ed Lee for his 45 years of service as a journalism teacher, department chair and publisher.
Juan Gonzales is currently the Journalism Department Chair at the City College of San Francisco, where he continues to train and educate the next generation of journalists.
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To complete the application, please submit the material requested in SECTION B in one email to the NAHJ Bay Area Chapter at email@example.com
Deadline: March 24, 2019 at 10 p.m. PT
1. RESUMEOne page.
2. TRANSCRIPTSMost recent school transcript. Copies of unofficial transcripts are acceptable.
3. LETTER OF RECOMMENDATIONTwo letters of recommendation from an employer, teacher or professor.
4. ESSAYAn essay of at least 500 words on:- Why do you want to be a Juan Gonzales Fellow?- What do you want to get out of the fellowship?- How did you got into journalism? - Why do you want to be a journalist?
5. WORK SAMPLES - PHOTOJOURNALISTS: Please submit a link to a portfolio or website containing your work. - WRITERS: Send at least two links to articles. Do not send tear-sheets. - MULTIMEDIA: Please submit a link to a portfolio or website containing your work.