Breaking Down Barriers: Sharon Begley-Science Reporting Fellowship Opportunity for Diverse Early-Career Journalists in Science and Medicine

STAT launches fellowship for science reporting [in the United States]

In the United States, there is a fantastic opportunity for early-career journalists from underrepresented racial and ethnic groups to further their careers in science journalism. STAT, a leading digital health and medicine publication, is offering the Sharon Begley-Science Reporting Fellowship, an intensive yearlong program designed to prepare aspiring science journalists for a successful career in the field.

This fellowship will run from mid-July 2024 to mid-July 2025 and be based at STAT’s Boston office. The selected fellow will have the chance to work alongside experienced science and health reporters and editors to report and write articles for STAT. Additionally, the fellow will receive a salary of $75,000, health insurance, 10 days of vacation, and standard holidays off.

The fellowship honors the legacy of Sharon Begley, an esteemed science writer for STAT who passed away in January 2021 at the age of 64. Her work continues through this fellowship, which aims to support future generations of science journalists.

Interested candidates have until April 26 to submit their applications for this prestigious fellowship opportunity. Apply now to take your career in science journalism to the next level!

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