Early-Career Tips From Our MJ Bear Fellows

The 2018 MJ Bear Fellows will discuss their innovative projects and share tips on how early-career journalists can get buy-in on their ideas and make creative projects happen. Learn about the delicate art of getting a “yes” from newsroom leadership, potential pitfalls, creative problem-solving and more. The MJ Bear Fellowship honors three outstanding journalists under 30 each year whose innovative work in independent, community and corporate news represents the best of new media. Learn more about the MJ Bear Fellowship!

This session is designed for:

  • Early-career journalists wondering how to tackle a big project
  • Those considering applying to journalism fellowship programs who want to learn more about how to market your project
  • Anyone interested in meeting innovative emerging leaders and learning more about their ongoing work
  • Speakers

    Tania Karas
    Foreign Correspondent and Editor, Independent
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    Anand Katakam
    Manager for Data Products, Scroll.in
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    Vignesh Ramachandran
    Web Producer, ProPublica Illinois
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    Benet Wilson
    Associate Editor, MagnifyMoney.com
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