Business journalism fellowship available


October 12-15, 2008

Deadline: August 8

This fellowship allows one 2008 AAJA member the opportunity to attend
a four-day business journalism seminar, October 12-15, 2008 at The
Wharton School
of the University of Pennsylvania. The fellowship
covers the cost of tuition, materials and meals. The deadline to
apply is August 8.

For more information go to:
. This scholarship opportunity is provided by SAJA, the
South Asian Journalists Association.  For questions, contact Albert
Lee at

Improve your journalistic skills, in Florida, for free

AAJA in partnership with The Poynter Institute is offering the second of two fellowships for 2008.

AAJA  members can choose from nine courses in multimedia, TV producing, leadership for the print newsroom, advanced copy editing and more. The courses will be held this year at The Poynter
Institute in St. Petersburg, FL.

Applicants should be full-time employees of a print, broadcast or online news organization, or
journalism educators. Freelancers are welcome to apply. The selected fellows will have transportation costs to The Poynter Institute covered by AAJA. Tuition and hotel costs will be covered by Poynter.

The following is a list of Poynter seminars that would qualify for the AAJA/Poynter Fellowship.

Deadline is 7/1/08.
The seminars are:
8/17-8/21 Advanced Multimedia Reporting With Video
9/15-9/19 Leadership for the 24/7 Print Newsroom
10/12-10/17 Poynter Leadership Academy
10/19-10/24 From Column to Blog: Tuning Your Voice
11/9-11/14 InfoGraphics: Planning, Reporting & Presenting
11/16-11/21 The Complete Assigning Editor (II)
11/30-12/5 Advanced Copy Editing: Words & Images
12/7-12/12 The Complete TV Producer (II)
12/7-12/12 Leadership For New Managers (II)

To apply for the fellowship, go to

For more information, contact Albert Lee at