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Chat 1.22.2014 Fellowships

January 30, 2014 - Posted in #wjchat archives , Web Journalism Posted by:

4:01 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
RT @scottleadingham: Students: If applying for journalism internships, put Twitter handle on resume along with email/phone. Yes, it’s that

Emily Leighton
@Em_Leighton


4:12 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
RT @scottleadingham: 2/2 Example: I’m reviewing internship applications now. Those who don’t have Twitter get put on “maybe” pile. #wjchat

Christine Koserski
@chris_koserski


4:25 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
@kconsillio Hey, follow #wjchat today. Its about fellowships.

Gene Park
@GenePark


4:31 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
RT @wjchat: Applying for journalism fellowships? Thinking about it? Send us your Qs! This week’s #wjchat is all about THE FELLOWSHIP.

Martha Kang
@Martha_Kang


4:37 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
RT @GenePark: @kconsillio Hey, follow #wjchat today. Its about fellowships.

wjchat
@wjchat


4:37 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
RT @tylrfishr: In ONE HOUR I am on the panel for tonight’s #wjchat on fellowships because I have a fellowship so I’ll talk about how I got

wjchat
@wjchat


4:39 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
Coming up in 20 mins: Special #wjchat on fellowships w/ @Meena_Thiru @SDulai @erika_owens @tylrfishr. Don’t miss it!

wjchat
@wjchat


4:39 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
RT @wjchat: Coming up in 20 mins: Special #wjchat on fellowships w/ @Meena_Thiru @SDulai @erika_owens @tylrfishr. Don’t miss it!

Joshua Vincent
@Vincentchirps


4:41 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
RT @wjchat: Coming up in 20 mins: Special #wjchat on fellowships w/ @Meena_Thiru @SDulai @erika_owens @tylrfishr. Don’t miss it!

@APMJobs
@APMJobs


4:44 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
RT @tylrfishr: In ONE HOUR I am on the panel for tonight’s #wjchat on fellowships because I have a fellowship so I’ll talk about how I got

Heather Billings
@hbillings


4:46 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
RT @wjchat: Coming up in 20 mins: Special #wjchat on fellowships w/ @Meena_Thiru @SDulai @erika_owens @tylrfishr. Don’t miss it!

Tyler Fisher
@tylrfishr


4:51 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
I’m getting ready for tonight’s #wjchat. If you’re a #journalist interested in learning more about fellowships, tune in at 8 ET, 5 PT.

Meena Thiruvengadam
@Meena_Thiru


4:51 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
RT @Meena_Thiru: I’m getting ready for tonight’s #wjchat. If you’re a #journalist interested in learning more about fellowships, tune in at

Angela Kim
@angelaishere


4:53 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
Having trouble creating a storify account. Is this a common problem? I emailed the tech desk as I am anxious to participate in a #wjchat

Camille Lieurance
@CLieuranc


4:54 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
RT @Meena_Thiru: I’m getting ready for tonight’s #wjchat. If you’re a #journalist interested in learning more about fellowships, tune in at

wjchat
@wjchat


4:54 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
Join #wjchat. If you’re a #journalist interested in learning about fellowships, join at 8 ET, 5 PT. Tips on applying for fellowships.

Elisa Tinsley
@elisatin


4:55 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
Working with Knight-Mozilla Fellows is one of the best parts of my job. Talking fellowships on #wjchat in 5 minutes.

erika owens
@erika_owens


4:55 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
Only 5 minutes to go ’til the #wjchat chat. http://t.co/uiuHCayBso #ChatSalad.

ChatSalad
@ChatSalad


4:55 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
RT @Meena_Thiru: I’m getting ready for tonight’s #wjchat. If you’re a #journalist interested in learning more about fellowships, tune in at

Suzi Steffen
@SOJCSuzi


4:56 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
RT @erika_owens: Working with Knight-Mozilla Fellows is one of the best parts of my job. Talking fellowships on #wjchat in 5 minutes.

wjchat
@wjchat


4:56 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
RT @Meena_Thiru: I’m getting ready for tonight’s #wjchat. If you’re a #journalist interested in learning more about fellowships, tune in at

Anthony Adornato
@AnthonyAdornato


4:57 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
The fellowship I’m talking about on #wjchat is the AP/Google Journalism and Technology Scholarship. Apps open now: http://t.co/bZF2iEHick

Tyler Fisher
@tylrfishr


4:57 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
RT @Meena_Thiru: I’m getting ready for tonight’s #wjchat. If you’re a #journalist interested in learning more about fellowships, tune in at

Jessica Strelitz
@jstrelitz


4:58 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
It’s almost #WJChat time, apologies for incoming barrage of tweets. I’m co-hosting on everything fellowships, how to get em, why you want em

Shaminder Dulai
@SDulai


4:58 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
RT @SOJCSuzi I’m getting ready for tonight’s #wjchat. If you’re a #journalist interested in learning more about fellowships, tune in at

Katie Hamlin
@freckleface831


4:58 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
Learn more about upcoming fellowships for journalists #wjchat … 2 minutes to go.

Elisa Tinsley
@elisatin


4:59 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
What he said. MT @SDulai Almost #WJChat time, apologies for the coming barrage of tweets on fellowships: how to get em, why you want em.

Meena Thiruvengadam
@Meena_Thiru


5:00 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
Will tonight’s #wjchat on fellowships be relevant to aspiring journalists that aren’t coding prodigies with degrees from A-list schools?

Chris
@crussellclark


5:00 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
Hi, Im Bryan Cargill, and Im a student in the @UOsojc at the University of Oregon. Im interested in Journalism. #wjchat

Bryan Cargill
@BryanCargill


5:00 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
ICFJ fellowships cover the gamut. Not only for techies. Check ’em out at http://t.co/mLvLVSTU7u. #WJchat

Elisa Tinsley
@elisatin


5:01 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
RT @Meena_Thiru: What he said. MT @SDulai Almost #WJChat time, apologies for the coming barrage of tweets on fellowships: how to get em, w

Bailey McGowan
@baileylmcgowan


5:01 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
Welcome to the 203rd episode of #wjchat, a weekly discussion for web journalists! #wjchat

wjchat
@wjchat


5:01 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
@crussellclark abso-freakin-lutely. #wjchat

erika owens
@erika_owens


5:01 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
This week, we’re talking about FELLOWSHIPS how to find them, how and when to apply, and how to win! #wjchat

wjchat
@wjchat


5:01 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
Hi Its cold! wjchat. #wjchat.

Reporter Wayne
@ReporterWayne


5:01 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
Today’s panel includes the following rockstars: @erika_owens, @tylrfishr, @Meena_Thiru and @SDulai . #wjchat

wjchat
@wjchat


5:01 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
RT @scottleadingham: Students: If applying for journalism internships, put Twitter handle on resume along with email/phone. Yes, it’s that

Karo Comeau
@KaroComeau


5:02 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
@wjchat @erika_owens @tylrfishr @Meena_Thiru @SDulai Looking forward to this chat! #J205 #wjchat :)

Polly Irungu
@pollyirungu


5:02 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
Hi, I’m a student in the @UOsojc and I’m interested in journalism. #wjchat

Katie Hamlin
@freckleface831


5:02 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
oh man… gotta turn off the phone vibrations. #wjchat starts now!!

Tyler Fisher
@tylrfishr


5:02 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
Let’s get started! Please introduce yourself, respond to questions & share your knowledge! #DontJustBeALurker #wjchat

wjchat
@wjchat


5:02 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
RT @elisatin: Learn more about upcoming fellowships for journalists #wjchat … 2 minutes to go.

UPI Next
@UPI_Next


5:02 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
(REMINDER: It’s not too late to send us your Qs! Please direct to @wjchat) #wjchat

wjchat
@wjchat


5:02 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
RT @wjchat: This week, we’re talking about FELLOWSHIPS how to find them, how and when to apply, and how to win! #wjchat

Lindsay M Hood
@loolindsayhoo


5:02 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
HI, all! Social editor at Yahoo. Glad I can make it to this chat! #wjchat

Angela Kim
@angelaishere


5:02 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
RT @scottleadingham: 2/2 Example: I’m reviewing internship applications now. Those who don’t have Twitter get put on “maybe” pile. #wjchat

Sonia Su
@SoniaSu_


5:02 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
Hi, Im Camille, and Im a student in the @UOsojc at the University of Oregon. Im interested in journalism! #wjchat

Camille Lieurance
@CLieuranc


5:02 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
Hi there! Im Taylor, and Im a student in the @UOsojc at the University of Oregon. Im interested in advertising. #wjchat

Taylor Wilder
@taylorewilder


5:03 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
Hi, I’m Bryan Cargill, a student in the @UOsojc at the University of Oregon. I’m interested in the multimedia aspect of Journalism. #wjchat

Bryan Cargill
@BryanCargill


5:03 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
@wjchat I am a student in the @UOsojc program at the @univ_of_oregon! I am interested in photo journalism + social media. #wjchat #J205

Polly Irungu
@pollyirungu


5:03 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
Hi, I’m Elisa Tinsley, deputy VP for ICFJ and recently director of ICFJ’s Knight Intl Journalism Fellowships. #WJchat

Elisa Tinsley
@elisatin


5:03 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
PROTIP: Spare non- #wjchat people by starting your reply with @wjchat

wjchat
@wjchat


5:03 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
@wjchat Hey, all at #wjchat! Martha here in Seattle. Web journo @KPLU.

Martha Kang
@Martha_Kang


5:03 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
@wjchat I’m an AP/Google Scholar, currently interning at @nprviz. I am a senior at @MedillSchool. I’ll be a panelist for tonight! #wjchat

Tyler Fisher
@tylrfishr


5:03 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
RT @wjchat: Let’s get started! Please introduce yourself, respond to questions & share your knowledge! #DontJustBeALurker #wjchat

Lindsay M Hood
@loolindsayhoo


5:03 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
@wjchat Hi all! T. J. here, Digital Content Editor for WNYC/PRI’s national news show, The Takeaway. Ready to nerd out on media. #wjchat

T.J. Raphael
@TJRaphael


5:03 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
@wjchat super excited to be here to talk about fellowships. I get to help out with the Knight-Mozilla Fellowship from @opennews #wjchat

erika owens
@erika_owens


5:03 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
@wjchat Hi, Im Hannah Minton, and Im a student in the @UOsojc at the University of Oregon. Im interested in PR. #WJCHAT

Hannah Minton
@hannah_mint


5:04 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
Can’t wait for @tylrfishr to tell #wjchat how to be awesome

Dan Hill
@DanHillReports


5:04 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
@elisatin Thanks for joining us, Elisa! #wjchat

wjchat
@wjchat


5:04 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
I’m Meena, business editor @DFMThunderdome. I’ve also done journalism fellowships with the East-West Center and the Germany embassy. #wjchat

Meena Thiruvengadam
@Meena_Thiru


5:04 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
@wjchat Hello! I’m Meghin, a Penn State journ grad, still on a search for a job and considering fellowships (if it’s not too late!) #wjchat

Meghin Moore
@meghin_


5:04 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
RT @tylrfishr: oh man… gotta turn off the phone vibrations. #wjchat starts now!!

Emily Withrow
@emilywithrow


5:04 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
@angelaishere glad to meet you! #wjchat

Reporter Wayne
@ReporterWayne


5:05 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
Be our friend on Facebook: http://t.co/0FmqFHj1Ud #wjchat

wjchat
@wjchat


5:05 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
@wjchat Hi I’m Haley Kretz. I’m a student in the @UOJC and I’m interested in advertising. #wjchat #j205

Haley Kretz
@Hay_Kretzel


5:05 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
@wjchat Hi All! I’m Lindsay from San Diego. I’m a content editor #wjchat

Lindsay M Hood
@loolindsayhoo


5:05 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
@meghin_ Never too late. :) #wjchat

Martha Kang
@Martha_Kang


5:05 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
Note: all of my #wjchat tweets will be directly @wjchat, so follow or track #wjchat to follow along!

Tyler Fisher
@tylrfishr


5:05 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
Pitch a host or topic to #wjchat: http://t.co/vcsqlhZwRt

wjchat
@wjchat


5:05 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
check out @whnpa
student contest w new VIDEO categories. U don’t need to be a member to enter. Deadline 1/26 http://t.co/vHzX4mRcnh #wjchat

Bethany Swain
@BethanysStories


5:05 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
@wjchat Hey everyone! Alex from Silicon Valley checking in… will be doing more observing tonight. How’s your week going? #wjchat

Alex J. Martin
@amartinmedia


5:05 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
Forgot to mention I’ve done a East-West Center fellowship to Korea and Rotary International fellowship to Japan. #wjchat

Angela Kim
@angelaishere


5:05 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
@wjchat Bailey McGowan here from @KENS5 in San Antonio. Working night side. Pumped for tonight #wjchat

Bailey McGowan
@baileylmcgowan


5:06 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
@wjchat Aloha everyone, Gene, engagement editor at @CivilBeat in Hawaii. Ill mostly be reading along tonight. #wjchat

Gene Park
@GenePark


5:06 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
@wjchat Hey all. I am Kelly (also running the @ wjchat account tonight). I do news engagement things for @cironline #wjchat

Kelly Chen
@chenkx


5:06 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
@wjchat hi #wjchat! Teresa from @nprds in Boston. Looking forward to learning tonight

Teresa Gorman
@gteresa


5:06 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
Hello, I’m Hannah. I am an journalism student at the University of Oregon, @SOJC. I can’t wait to learn about fellowships tonight! #wjchat

Hannah Giardina
@HannahGiardina


5:06 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
@WJChat Hi all, I’m Shaminder, I tell stories with my camera and have a received a few fellowships & grants to help me tell them #wjchat

Shaminder Dulai
@SDulai


5:06 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
@GenePark @CivilBeat As in, you’ll be reading our tweets aloud to yourself? :D :D #wjchat

Martha Kang
@Martha_Kang


5:06 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
@CLieuranc @UOsojc Did a prof tell ya’ll to take part in this? Exciting to see so many new handles #wjchat

Bailey McGowan
@baileylmcgowan


5:06 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
Hi there. Abe here. Journalism lecturer at Concordia University and sports radio show host — also watching Canadiens vs Penguins. #wjchat

Abe Hefter
@hefteronthehabs


5:07 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
Hey Kelly! How did you get started with @wjchat? Thanks for hosting this. @chenkx @cironline #wjchat #J205

Polly Irungu
@pollyirungu


5:07 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
@Martha_Kang If there was a #wjchat podcast, Id listen to it in my sleep.

Gene Park
@GenePark


5:07 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
@Meena_Thiru @KENS5 @wjchat Oh? Who else should I be looking out for? #wjchat

Bailey McGowan
@baileylmcgowan


5:07 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
@baileylmcgowan @CLieuranc @UOsojc Professor Steffen at the U of O offered this chat room as an extra credit opportunity #wjchat

Bryan Cargill
@BryanCargill


5:07 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
@GenePark Ahha! We’ll put that on the to-do list. #wjchat

Martha Kang
@Martha_Kang


5:07 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
@wjchat oops @UOsojc #wjchat

Haley Kretz
@Hay_Kretzel


5:07 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
@GenePark @Martha_Kang … there’s an idea…. CC: @chenkx @webjournalist @wjchat #wjchat

Alex J. Martin
@amartinmedia


5:07 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
@wjchat Lurking tonight as well–happy to help students with fellowships going fwd. (Hi, I’m Emily, a @MedillSchool prof.) #wjchat

Emily Withrow
@emilywithrow


5:08 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
We’ll get started with a Lightening Round of questions for our hosts to answer only. You’ll have your chance to chime in soon! #wjchat

wjchat
@wjchat


5:08 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
@baileylmcgowan It was recommended by prof @sojcsuzi! I’m excited to dive into the murky waters of the journalism world #wjchat

Camille Lieurance
@CLieuranc


5:08 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
@amartinmedia @Martha_Kang @chenkx @webjournalist Ive actually been getting back into podcasts lately. #wjchat

Gene Park
@GenePark


5:08 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
LR1 For panel only: What kinds of fellowship opportunities are/were you involved with? #wjchat

wjchat
@wjchat


5:08 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
@BryanCargill @CLieuranc @UOsojc ah ha! well #dontbealurker #wjchat

Bailey McGowan
@baileylmcgowan


5:08 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
@wjchat Greetings! Bill Cannon, Digital Director for @jconline in Lafayette, IN. #wjchat

William Cannon
@NewsCannon


5:09 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
@GenePark @Martha_Kang WJChat crew, we HAVE to do this!!! I was thinking about podcasts last week too. #wjchat

Shaminder Dulai
@SDulai


5:09 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
Hi, I’m Karen. I’m a writer in Toronto who’s interested in hearing about fellowships that also accept Canadians. #wjchat

Karen K. Ho
@karenkho


5:09 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
@CLieuranc @baileylmcgowan @sojcsuzi Murky is right. haha #wjchat

Gene Park
@GenePark


5:09 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
@amartinmedia @GenePark @chenkx @webjournalist W/ LOTS of sound effects, like http://t.co/JOXdf7JioL and http://t.co/Ys0npBFkzL #wjchat

Martha Kang
@Martha_Kang


5:09 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
@Meena_Thiru OH HOW COOL! #texasforever #wjchat

Bailey McGowan
@baileylmcgowan


5:09 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
@wjchat I am currently an @ONA AP/Google Journalism and Technology Scholar for the 2013-14 academic year. http://t.co/bZF2iEHick #wjchat

Tyler Fisher
@tylrfishr


5:09 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
@wjchat LR1 I work with @opennews’ fellowship program for developers to join newsrooms for 10mos: http://t.co/lakE3v4kWY #wjchat

erika owens
@erika_owens


5:09 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
New to #wjchat but i’ll try my best not to be #lurker

Katie Hamlin
@freckleface831


5:09 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
RT @erika_owens: @wjchat LR1 I work with @opennews’ fellowship program for developers to join newsrooms for 10mos: http://t.co/lakE3v4kWY #

wjchat
@wjchat


5:09 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
Excited to check out tonight’s #wjchat on fellowships!

Connie K. Ho
@ConnieKHo


5:10 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
@baileylmcgowan We Oregonians prefer the term wallflower! #wjchat

Camille Lieurance
@CLieuranc


5:10 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
@Wjchat I’ve been fortunate enough to be a Poynter, Hearst, & ICFJ fellow & was a finalist for the first Mozilla-Knight Fellowship. #wjchat

Shaminder Dulai
@SDulai


5:10 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
@wjchat I did an East-West Center fellowship to Korea & a fellowship to Germany. I cover biz and int’l so both were up my alley. #wjchat

Meena Thiruvengadam
@Meena_Thiru


5:10 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
@karenkho Quit with the Arctic air please :) #wjchat

Reporter Wayne
@ReporterWayne


5:10 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
@freckleface831 Thanks for joining! Feel free to chime in. :) #wjchat

Martha Kang
@Martha_Kang


5:10 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
@wjchat Thanks for hosting this discussion, sorry I’m late – Connie, freelance writer in Los Angeles #wjchat

Connie K. Ho
@ConnieKHo


5:10 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
@alecialynn you should join in now for #wjchat. It’s a chat for web journalists! Follow the hashtag and @wjchat!

T.J. Raphael
@TJRaphael


5:10 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
RT @Meena_Thiru: @wjchat I did an East-West Center fellowship to Korea & a fellowship to Germany. I cover biz and int’l so both were up my

wjchat
@wjchat


5:10 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
@wjchat Kris F. from Orange County Register. Working on two fellowships, crossing my fingers for the one to report in Brazil. #wjchat

Kristopher Fortin
@lapaperboy


5:10 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
#clever #environmentallyfriendly RT @CLieuranc @baileylmcgowan We Oregonians prefer the term wallflower! #wjchat

Bryan Cargill
@BryanCargill


5:10 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
RT @SDulai: @Wjchat I’ve been fortunate enough to be a Poynter, Hearst, & ICFJ fellow & was a finalist for the first Mozilla-Knight Fellows

wjchat
@wjchat


5:10 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
Hello everyone! Robin Phillips digital director at @BizJournalism based at @Cronkite_ASU #wjchat Forgot to mention this to students! Doh!

Robin J Phillips
@RobinJP


5:10 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
@Martha_Kang @GenePark That name might be taken, me might have to think of another ;P #wjchat

Shaminder Dulai
@SDulai


5:11 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
New to this. Trying to pick up some EC for #j205, but don’t have a clue of what I’m supposed to do. #wjchat

Freddy D Gompf III
@FreddyG1974


5:11 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
LR2 For panel only: Why should journalists apply to fellowships? #wjchat

wjchat
@wjchat


5:11 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
RT @BryanCargill: #clever #environmentallyfriendly RT @CLieuranc @baileylmcgowan We Oregonians prefer the term wallflower! #wjchat

Camille Lieurance
@CLieuranc


5:11 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
RT @FreddyG1974 New to this. Trying to pick up some EC for #j205, but don’t have a clue of what I’m supposed to do. #wjchat

Haley Kretz
@Hay_Kretzel


5:11 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
@wjchat Hi all! I’m a reporter at Hawaii Public Radio (@hipubradio) in Honolulu. Excited for this week’s chat! #wjchat

Molly Solomon
@solomonout


5:11 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
@FreddyG1974 I award you all of the extra credit there is in the state of Oregon. #j205 #wjchat

Alex J. Martin
@amartinmedia


5:11 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
@wjchat Fellowships can give you the opportunity to take a project from start to finish and fund you to do so. Why not?! #wjchat

Tyler Fisher
@tylrfishr


5:12 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
@wjchat LR2 journalists, or folks interested in learning more about journalism, will find adventure, experience, and a *cohort* #wjchat

erika owens
@erika_owens


5:12 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
@wjchat Fellowships are a great way to learn & an opportunity to report stories you may not otherwise have the resources to cover. #wjchat

Meena Thiruvengadam
@Meena_Thiru


5:12 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
RT @tylrfishr: @wjchat Fellowships can give you the opportunity to take a project from start to finish and fund you to do so. Why not?! #wj

wjchat
@wjchat


5:12 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
@SDulai @GenePark @Martha_Kang I love a good podcast #wjchat

Teresa Gorman
@gteresa


5:12 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
RT @erika_owens: @wjchat LR2 journalists, or folks interested in learning more about journalism, will find adventure, experience, and a *co

wjchat
@wjchat


5:12 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
Chiming in. Fellowships offer opportunities to report abroad, to focus on a specific topic, to learn new skills, or to share skills #WJchat

Elisa Tinsley
@elisatin


5:12 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
@Wjchat LR2: They gave opportunity to do things that cut-cutting papers weren’t providing. Plus a great way to meet collaborators #wjchat

Shaminder Dulai
@SDulai


5:12 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
@wjchat LR2 Fellowships are amazing and fun learning opportunities, but the community of fellows is something that is irreplaceable. #wjchat

erika owens
@erika_owens


5:12 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
RT @SDulai: @Wjchat LR2: They gave opportunity to do things that cut-cutting papers weren’t providing. Plus a great way to meet collaborato

wjchat
@wjchat


5:12 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
@erika_owens @wjchat @opennews This fellowship sounds like an incredible opportunity! Journalism & London, England? Excellent #wjchat

Katie Hamlin
@freckleface831


5:12 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
@amartinmedia Thanks Alex! :)
#wjchat

Freddy D Gompf III
@FreddyG1974


5:12 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
@ConnieKHo Thanks for joining! #wjchat

Meena Thiruvengadam
@Meena_Thiru


5:13 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
LR3 For panel only: What do journalists gain from being a part of a fellowship? #wjchat

wjchat
@wjchat


5:13 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
@gteresa @SDulai @Martha_Kang Me too. Better than my usual metal/dubstep playlist at the gym. #wjchat

Gene Park
@GenePark


5:13 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
Can someone give a broad example of a fellowship in journalism? #tryingtofollowalong #wjchat

Taylor Wilder
@taylorewilder


5:13 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
@elisatin having the ability to go abroad and learn more about other cultures would be ideal! #wjchat

Haley Kretz
@Hay_Kretzel


5:13 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
@freckleface831 @wjchat @opennews yeah, people have been able to live in and travel to so many places. #wjchat

erika owens
@erika_owens


5:13 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
@GenePark @gteresa @SDulai Totally makes for a fruitful commute. #wjchat

Martha Kang
@Martha_Kang


5:13 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
@wjchat LR3 I have enjoyed the connections I’ve made, my learning from my research and working on my projects. #wjchat

Tyler Fisher
@tylrfishr


5:14 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
RT @taylorewilder Can someone give a broad example of a fellowship in journalism? #tryingtofollowalong #wjchat.

Polly Irungu
@pollyirungu


5:14 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
RT @BethanysStories: check out @whnpa
student contest w new VIDEO categories. U don’t need to be a member to enter. Deadline 1/26 http://t.

Connie K. Ho
@ConnieKHo


5:14 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
@Martha_Kang Greetings from the islands! #wjchat

Molly Solomon
@solomonout


5:14 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
@wjchat LR3 I’ve had the opportunity to think and explore things I could not have had time for otherwise. #wjchat

Tyler Fisher
@tylrfishr


5:14 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
@wjchat LR3 a confidence and signal boost that benefits the work they do during the fellowship and for long after. #wjchat

erika owens
@erika_owens


5:14 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
@GenePark @gteresa @Martha_Kang I got my 1st smartphone a yr ago (I know I know) and am in love with podcasts! #wjchat

Shaminder Dulai
@SDulai


5:14 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
@taylorewilder Heres a number of journalism fellowships from @EastWestCenter in Hawaii http://t.co/Tm4MAtIljN #wjchat

Gene Park
@GenePark


5:15 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
@wjchat LR3: TONS! Top of the list: opportunity to do stories I care about without having to worry about how to pay for them. #wjchat

Shaminder Dulai
@SDulai


5:15 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
@SDulai @GenePark @gteresa @Martha_Kang seriously something we should take a look at doing… #wjchat

Alex J. Martin
@amartinmedia


5:15 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
Now it’s time for everyone to answer! Here we go…….#wjchat

wjchat
@wjchat


5:15 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
@pollyirungu @taylorewilder They’re all very different so it’s hard to give a broad ex. Some through academia, others news outlets. #wjchat

T.J. Raphael
@TJRaphael


5:15 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
@amartinmedia @SDulai @GenePark @gteresa Agreed! #wjchat

Martha Kang
@Martha_Kang


5:15 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
@amartinmedia @SDulai @GenePark @gteresa @Martha_Kang AHEM, WORKING ON MY RADIO VOICE. #wjchat

Kelly Chen
@chenkx


5:15 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
@Martha_Kang @GenePark @gteresa @SDulai Or stairmaster routine. It’s DA BEST. #wjchat

Bailey McGowan
@baileylmcgowan


5:15 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
@chenkx @amartinmedia @SDulai @GenePark @gteresa Ahahha! You’re a natural! #wjchat

Martha Kang
@Martha_Kang


5:16 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
RT @elisatin: Chiming in. Fellowships offer opportunities to report abroad, to focus on a specific topic, to learn new skills, or to share

Connie K. Ho
@ConnieKHo


5:16 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
@chenkx @SDulai @GenePark @gteresa @Martha_Kang WORKING ON MY RADIO FACE. #wjchat

Alex J. Martin
@amartinmedia


5:16 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
Q1A [for everyone to answer!] How do you know when you’re ready for a fellowship in your career? #wjchat

wjchat
@wjchat


5:16 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
LR3 I’ve learned about my beats, honed skills, reported good stories and made friends. What more could i want from a fellowship? #wjchat

Meena Thiruvengadam
@Meena_Thiru


5:16 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
@amartinmedia @chenkx @SDulai @GenePark @gteresa !!!!! #wjchat

Martha Kang
@Martha_Kang


5:16 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
RT @wjchat: Q1A [for everyone to answer!] How do you know when you’re ready for a fellowship in your career? #wjchat

T.J. Raphael
@TJRaphael


5:16 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
@amartinmedia @chenkx @SDulai @GenePark @gteresa @Martha_Kang I think you already have that? #itwasthere #wjchat

Bailey McGowan
@baileylmcgowan


5:16 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
ICFJ hosts many fellowships. I.e., Feb. 3 deadline for international fellowship for minority journalists. #WJchat

Elisa Tinsley
@elisatin


5:16 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
Testing, testing. 1-2-3 testing. RT @chenkx: @amartinmedia @SDulai @GenePark @gteresa @Martha_Kang AHEM, WORKING ON MY RADIO VOICE. #wjchat

Abe Hefter
@hefteronthehabs


5:16 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
@pollyirungu @taylorewilder They are all different, some are like a mini-grad school, others incubators, others research grant based #wjchat

Shaminder Dulai
@SDulai


5:16 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
@wjchat Q1A There are fellowships no matter where you are with your career. It’s a personal decision as to when is right for you. #wjchat

Tyler Fisher
@tylrfishr


5:16 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
RT @wjchat: Q1A [for everyone to answer!] How do you know when you’re ready for a fellowship in your career? #wjchat

Teresa Gorman
@gteresa


5:16 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
@karenkho @taylorewilder @EastWestCenter Good question. I hope the EWC checks their Twitter feed, otherwise I can chat with them #wjchat

Gene Park
@GenePark


5:17 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
@wjchat I did my first fellowship when I was 20. Great way to gain skills..Would like to do another sometime soon. #wjchat

T.J. Raphael
@TJRaphael


5:17 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
RT @elisatin: ICFJ fellowships cover the gamut. Not only for techies. Check ’em out at http://t.co/mLvLVSTU7u. #WJchat

Lyndsey Wajert
@Lwajert


5:17 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
@baileylmcgowan @amartinmedia @chenkx @SDulai @GenePark @gteresa OOOH. #wjchat

Martha Kang
@Martha_Kang


5:17 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
Coming from little journalism experience other than school paper,etc. what could I do to stand out on fellowship application? #wjchat

Camille Lieurance
@CLieuranc


5:17 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
@wjchat A1A some fellowships are targeted at certain career points, but willingness to dive into the unknown is always key! #wjchat

erika owens
@erika_owens


5:17 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
RT @erika_owens: @wjchat A1A some fellowships are targeted at certain career points, but willingness to dive into the unknown is always key

wjchat
@wjchat


5:17 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
@wjchat Q1A There are fellowships for college students like me and others for mid-career journalists (like Nieman) #wjchat

Tyler Fisher
@tylrfishr


5:17 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
RT @elisatin: ICFJ hosts many fellowships. I.e., Feb. 3 deadline for international fellowship for minority journalists. #WJchat

Connie K. Ho
@ConnieKHo


5:17 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
RT @wjchat: LR3 For panel only: What do journalists gain from being a part of a fellowship? #wjchat

J. Nathan Matias
@natematias


5:17 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
RT @CLieuranc: Coming from little journalism experience other than school paper,etc. what could I do to stand out on fellowship application

Sara f Peralta
@sarafperalta


5:17 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
RT @tylrfishr: @wjchat Q1A There are fellowships no matter where you are with your career. It’s a personal decision as to when is right for

T.J. Raphael
@TJRaphael


5:18 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
@CLieuranc we’ll get to that during the chat ;) #wjchat

Kelly Chen
@chenkx


5:18 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
@wjchat some advice on applying for a fellowship? #wjchat

Haley Kretz
@Hay_Kretzel


5:18 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
@wjchat Q1A When you’re looking for a challenge or an opportunity that isn’t available where you are. Also if you’re broke like me. #wjchat

Shaminder Dulai
@SDulai


5:18 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
@wjchat A1 Um, I don’t? Can you do them if you’re not in school? #LOST #wjchat

Bailey McGowan
@baileylmcgowan


5:19 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
Hi, I’m @saleemkhan journalist and advisor based in Toronto. No, Rob Ford’s “personal time” is not a euphemism for “fellowship.” #wjchat

Saleem Khan
@SaleemChat


5:19 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
@elisatin My colleague is currently a fellow with ICFJ! Great work you guys do. #wjchat

T.J. Raphael
@TJRaphael


5:19 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
@wjchat Q1A When you want to go out and explore the world and be challenged, while getting inspired. #wjchat

Meghin Moore
@meghin_


5:19 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
RT @meghin_: @wjchat Q1A When you want to go out and explore the world and be challenged, while getting inspired. #wjchat

wjchat
@wjchat


5:19 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
@wjchat Q1A But you should have a good project or proposal. You don’t want to do a fellowship just to do one. Get inspired. #wjchat

Tyler Fisher
@tylrfishr


5:19 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
Also new to this and participating for EC. Any advice or helpful hints? #wjchat

Cindy McSperitt
@CMcSperitt


5:19 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
@wjchat Q1A- you know you’re ready when you read the fellowship description and feel like you are at home! It sings to you. #wjchat

Robin J Phillips
@RobinJP


5:19 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
RT @RobinJP: @wjchat Q1A- you know you’re ready when you read the fellowship description and feel like you are at home! It sings to you. #

wjchat
@wjchat


5:19 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
@baileylmcgowan @wjchat There are all sorts of fellowships, some for students, some for pros, some for under 30, some for over, etc #wjchat

Shaminder Dulai
@SDulai


5:19 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
@RobinJP Oh, hi, there! :) #wjchat

Martha Kang
@Martha_Kang


5:19 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
RT @SDulai: @baileylmcgowan @wjchat There are all sorts of fellowships, some for students, some for pros, some for under 30, some for over,

wjchat
@wjchat


5:20 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
@wjchat Q1When you feel confident in your skills abilities. #wjchat

Haley Kretz
@Hay_Kretzel


5:20 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
Here comes Q2…#wjchat

wjchat
@wjchat


5:20 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
Q1B: How do you know which fellowship is right for you? #wjchat

wjchat
@wjchat


5:20 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
RT @wjchat: Here comes Q2…#wjchat

T.J. Raphael
@TJRaphael


5:20 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
@wjchat Q1A Some fellowships are just a fit. What you’re looking to learn or do is what they’re looking to teach or enable. #wjchat

Meena Thiruvengadam
@Meena_Thiru


5:20 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
@TJRaphael @wjchat alecia, writer, ny #wjchat

alecia lynn
@alecialynn


5:21 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
@wjchat A1Ab – by that I mean it is personal. Not all fellowships, programs are for all people. Find one that works for you. #wjchat

Robin J Phillips
@RobinJP


5:21 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
RT @Meena_Thiru: I’m getting ready for tonight’s #wjchat. If you’re a #journalist interested in learning more about fellowships, tune in at

Ross Maghielse
@Maghielse


5:21 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
@wjchat Q1B: How do you know which fellowship is right for you? #wjchat

Meena Thiruvengadam
@Meena_Thiru


5:21 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
@wjchat Q1B Fellowships tend to be *very* targeted at specific interests/abilities. Find one that matches your skill set. #wjchat

Tyler Fisher
@tylrfishr


5:21 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
Q1B: When it involves your interests and maybe scares you a little too. #wjchat

Haley Kretz
@Hay_Kretzel


5:21 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
@SDulai @wjchat Thank you! #wjchat

Bailey McGowan
@baileylmcgowan


5:21 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
@wjchat Q1A: Fellowships are also work, if you get excited by fellowship description & work doesn’t scare you away, DO IT! DO. IT! #wjchat

Shaminder Dulai
@SDulai


5:21 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
—> MT @RobinJP: @wjchat A1Ab – it is personal. Not all fellowships, programs are for all people. Find one that works for you. #wjchat

wjchat
@wjchat


5:21 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
RT @wjchat: —> MT @RobinJP: @wjchat A1Ab – it is personal. Not all fellowships, programs are for all people. Find one that works for you

Meena Thiruvengadam
@Meena_Thiru


5:21 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
@Martha_Kang Hey, girl. Nice to see you. :) #wjchat #gangsallhere

Robin J Phillips
@RobinJP


5:21 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
Q1B – criteria will tell you if it’s right for you – based on stage in career, specific expertise and interests, and sometimes age #WJchat

Elisa Tinsley
@elisatin


5:21 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
RT @wjchat: Q1A [for everyone to answer!] How do you know when you’re ready for a fellowship in your career? #wjchat

Saleem Khan
@SaleemChat


5:21 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
RT @Hay_Kretzel: Q1B: When it involves your interests and maybe scares you a little too. #wjchat

wjchat
@wjchat


5:21 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
@wjchat Q1A When you want to explore outside of your day-to-day job and challenge yourself. #wjchat

Angela Kim
@angelaishere


5:21 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
RT @elisatin: Q1B – criteria will tell you if it’s right for you – based on stage in career, specific expertise and interests, and sometime

wjchat
@wjchat


5:21 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
@wjchat When the fellowship reflects on what you want from life, career, and who you are as a person as well. #wjchat

Katie Hamlin
@freckleface831


5:22 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
@wjchat A1B know your strengths and limits, do you want a project? An experience? Can you handle unknown once the fellowship ends? #wjchat

erika owens
@erika_owens


5:22 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
RT @Hay_Kretzel: Q1B: When it involves your interests and maybe scares you a little too. #wjchat

T.J. Raphael
@TJRaphael


5:22 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
@RobinJP @Martha_Kang we should have done a warmup huddle #wjchat

Kelly Chen
@chenkx


5:22 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
@chenkx @RobinJP Ahha! #wjchat

Martha Kang
@Martha_Kang


5:22 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
RT @tylrfishr: @wjchat Q1B Fellowships tend to be *very* targeted at specific interests/abilities. Find one that matches your skill set. #w

Connie K. Ho
@ConnieKHo


5:22 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
#WJChat #A1A Fellowships are best suited to people who have become yeomen in their work or exhausted their avenues (often mid-career). [1/3]

Saleem Khan
@SaleemChat


5:22 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
Q1A When you feel that you are ready to learn outside the classroom. Real world experience is priceless #wjchat

Camille Lieurance
@CLieuranc


5:22 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
@wjchat Q1B The one that you can’t stop thinking about, those are the ones for you. All fellowships are different, find yours #wjchat

Shaminder Dulai
@SDulai


5:23 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
@wjchat Q1B For me, I would try to find people who had gone through the fellowship and get more details. What did they learn? #wjchat

Angela Kim
@angelaishere


5:23 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
@chenkx @Martha_Kang yes! how are you? Nice to see you too @Meena_Thiru #wjchat let’s huddle now!

Robin J Phillips
@RobinJP


5:23 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
#WJChat #A1A They are also great to explore new directions, and do work that you don’t get to do daily. [2/3]

Saleem Khan
@SaleemChat


5:23 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
@baileylmcgowan @wjchat No prob, happy to help :) #wjchat

Shaminder Dulai
@SDulai


5:23 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
@tylrfishr @wjchat Great advice #wjchat

Connie K. Ho
@ConnieKHo


5:23 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
RT @DanHillReports: Can’t wait for @tylrfishr to tell #wjchat how to be awesome

Jeremy Bowers
@jeremybowers


5:23 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
Community reporter opportunities in #Boston or #NYC? Always looking #wjchat

Sweetadelinevt
@sweetadelinevt


5:23 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
@erika_owens @wjchat all good questions to think about… #dreamingoffellowships #wjchat

Taylor Wilder
@taylorewilder


5:23 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
@wjchat when you want it. If you want it, you’re passionate in applying. #wjchat.

Brian De Los Santos
@bdelossantos1


5:23 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
@wjchat When it’s something you’ve been toying with and it gives you the opp. to explore your ideas in depth & build new skills. #wjchat

T.J. Raphael
@TJRaphael


5:23 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
#WJChat #A1A If you reach a point where you say to yourself “Is this all there is?” a fellowship may be right. [3/3]

Saleem Khan
@SaleemChat


5:23 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
RT @freckleface831: @wjchat When the fellowship reflects on what you want from life, career, and who you are as a person as well. #wjchat

Connie K. Ho
@ConnieKHo


5:23 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
Hi, Im Freddy, and Im a student in the @UOsojc at the University of Oregon. Im interested in writing and broadcast. #wjchat

Freddy D Gompf III
@FreddyG1974


5:23 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
RT @elisatin: Q1B – criteria will tell you if it’s right for you – based on stage in career, specific expertise and interests, and sometime

T.J. Raphael
@TJRaphael


5:24 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
RT @CLieuranc: Q1A When you feel that you are ready to learn outside the classroom. Real world experience is priceless #wjchat

Connie K. Ho
@ConnieKHo


5:24 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
RT @wjchat: Q1B: How do you know which fellowship is right for you? #wjchat

Saleem Khan
@SaleemChat


5:24 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
RT @CLieuranc: Coming from little journalism experience other than school paper,etc. what could I do to stand out on fellowship application

Katherine Peach
@ktpeaches


5:24 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
Q2: Once you’re found a fellowship to apply for, what are the “must-dos” to prepare for your application? #wjchat

wjchat
@wjchat


5:24 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
#WJChat #A1B Which fellowship is right or you depends on your personal and professional goals. Don’t apply just because it’s prestigious.

Saleem Khan
@SaleemChat


5:25 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
Now ya know RT @bdelossantos1: @wjchat when you want it. If you want it, you’re passionate in applying. #wjchat.

wjchat
@wjchat


5:25 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
Build your resume. Gain all of the experience you can and go forth with confidence, passion, and a smile on your face. :) #wjchat

Katie Hamlin
@freckleface831


5:25 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
@wjchat Q2A Get started early, prepare your documents, collect your recommendations, proofread carefully, and get it done. #wjchat

Meena Thiruvengadam
@Meena_Thiru


5:25 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
Hi! My name is Cindy. I’m a junior at the University of Oregon majoring in Journalism. This is my first time on twitter chat. #wjchat

Cindy McSperitt
@CMcSperitt


5:25 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
@wjchat If your fellowship requires a project pitch, think seriously about that. Do some research. Be ready to talk and write. #wjchat

Tyler Fisher
@tylrfishr


5:26 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
RT @Meena_Thiru: @wjchat Q2A Get started early, prepare your documents, collect your recommendations, proofread carefully, and get it done.

wjchat
@wjchat


5:26 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
@wjchat Q2 Have a good portfolio, references, and good references. #wjchat

Haley Kretz
@Hay_Kretzel


5:26 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
RT @tylrfishr: @wjchat If your fellowship requires a project pitch, think seriously about that. Do some research. Be ready to talk and writ

Meena Thiruvengadam
@Meena_Thiru


5:26 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
RT @Hay_Kretzel: @wjchat Q2 Have a good portfolio, references, and good references. #wjchat

Meena Thiruvengadam
@Meena_Thiru


5:26 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
RT @tylrfishr: @wjchat If your fellowship requires a project pitch, think seriously about that. Do some research. Be ready to talk and writ

wjchat
@wjchat


5:26 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
RT @wjchat: Q2: Once you’re found a fellowship to apply for, what are the “must-dos” to prepare for your application? #wjchat

Saleem Khan
@SaleemChat


5:26 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
RT @elisatin: ICFJ hosts many fellowships. I.e., Feb. 3 deadline for international fellowship for minority journalists. #WJchat

Lindsay M Hood
@loolindsayhoo


5:26 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
@wjchat Proof your resume & proof it again. Contact your references ab recommendations. Update your blog/site/portfolio. Smile. #wjchat

T.J. Raphael
@TJRaphael


5:26 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
RT @TJRaphael: @wjchat Proof your resume & proof it again. Contact your references ab recommendations. Update your blog/site/portfolio. Smi

Meena Thiruvengadam
@Meena_Thiru


5:26 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
@wjchat Make a schedule so you know when you’ll have your essay, resume, and recs done. You don’t want to miss the deadline. #wjchat

Angela Kim
@angelaishere


5:26 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
RT @angelaishere: @wjchat Make a schedule so you know when you’ll have your essay, resume, and recs done. You don’t want to miss the deadli

Meena Thiruvengadam
@Meena_Thiru


5:26 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
@wjchat Q2: Make sure you prepare early and often. Rewrite-rewrite-rewrite. Find a good copy editor too. Talk to past fellows. #wjchat

Shaminder Dulai
@SDulai


5:27 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
RT @wjchat: Now ya know RT @bdelossantos1: @wjchat when you want it. If you want it, you’re passionate in applying. #wjchat.

Linda Perry Barr
@lindaperrybarr


5:27 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
Have someone read behind you to make sure your application and other materials are prime. #wjchat

Elisa Tinsley
@elisatin


5:27 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
@wjchat Wouldn’t the most important thing to do is make sure that the fellowship is something you truly are passionate about? #wjchat

Camille Lieurance
@CLieuranc


5:27 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
@wjchat Wow, lots of great advice on the application process tonight! #wjchat

Meena Thiruvengadam
@Meena_Thiru


5:27 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
@wjchat A2 take it seriously, but don’t agonize. We’re not trying to trick you. Apply. 0% of non-applicants are picked. #wjchat

erika owens
@erika_owens


5:27 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
#WJChat #A2 You must do a frank self-assessment, and what the fellowship demands. Make a practical life-assessment. [1/2]

Saleem Khan
@SaleemChat


5:27 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
RT @SDulai: @wjchat Q2: Make sure you prepare early and often. Rewrite-rewrite-rewrite. Find a good copy editor too. Talk to past fellows.

Meena Thiruvengadam
@Meena_Thiru


5:27 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
RT @erika_owens: @wjchat A2 take it seriously, but don’t agonize. We’re not trying to trick you. Apply. 0% of non-applicants are picked. #w

wjchat
@wjchat


5:27 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
RT @erika_owens: @wjchat A2 take it seriously, but don’t agonize. We’re not trying to trick you. Apply. 0% of non-applicants are picked. #w

Kristopher Fortin
@lapaperboy


5:27 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
RT @erika_owens: @wjchat A2 take it seriously, but don’t agonize. We’re not trying to trick you. Apply. 0% of non-applicants are picked. #w

Meena Thiruvengadam
@Meena_Thiru


5:27 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
Don’t just apply. Contact those in charge directly. Put your app in their hands. The worst that can happen is they say no. #wjchat

Taylor Wilder
@taylorewilder


5:27 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
RT @elisatin: Have someone read behind you to make sure your application and other materials are prime. #wjchat

Lyndsey Wajert
@Lwajert


5:27 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
@erika_owens good math reminder ;) #wjchat

Kelly Chen
@chenkx


5:27 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
@wjchat It seems to me that if someone is truly passionate about something, they will not let anything stand in their way #wjchat

Camille Lieurance
@CLieuranc


5:28 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
RT @erika_owens: @wjchat A1B know your strengths and limits, do you want a project? An experience? Can you handle unknown once the fellowsh

Katherine Peach
@ktpeaches


5:28 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
#WJChat #A2 If all looks good, assess your work situation. Ideally, you want to get the support of your boss or organization. [2/2]

Saleem Khan
@SaleemChat


5:28 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
@chenkx I know it’s hokey, but it’s true! #wjchat

erika owens
@erika_owens


5:28 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
RT @angelaishere: @wjchat Make a schedule so you know when you’ll have your essay, resume, and recs done. You don’t want to miss the deadli

wjchat
@wjchat


5:28 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
RT @taylorewilder: Don’t just apply. Contact those in charge directly. Put your app in their hands. The worst that can happen is they say n

Haley Kretz
@Hay_Kretzel


5:28 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
@wjchat Q2: Most important of all, work on your ideas, you’re selling yourself and your ideas, don’t sell yourself short, take time #wjchat

Shaminder Dulai
@SDulai


5:28 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
RT @erika_owens: Working with Knight-Mozilla Fellows is one of the best parts of my job. Talking fellowships on #wjchat in 5 minutes.

Knight Foundation
@knightfdn


5:28 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
@erika_owens for sure! I have to remind myself that all the time (like everyday) #wjchat

Kelly Chen
@chenkx


5:28 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
Q2: contact former fellows, ask about experience, hone in on your pitch +++ online presence! #wjchat

Brian De Los Santos
@bdelossantos1


5:29 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
@bdelossantos1online presence is key! #wjchat

Haley Kretz
@Hay_Kretzel


5:29 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
RT @SDulai @wjchat Q2: Most important of all, work on your ideas, you’re selling yourself and your ideas, don’t sell yourself short, #wjchat

Elisa Tinsley
@elisatin


5:29 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
@SDulai don’t sell yourself short is so important. Just be forthright, descriptive. Let your skills speak for themselves. #wjchat

erika owens
@erika_owens


5:29 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
RT @angelaishere: @wjchat Make a schedule so you know when you’ll have your essay, resume, and recs done. You don’t want to miss the deadli

Hannah Giardina
@HannahGiardina


5:29 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
RT @bdelossantos1 Q2: contact former fellows, ask about experience, hone in on your pitch +++ online presence! #wjchat

Elisa Tinsley
@elisatin


5:29 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
RT @CLieuranc: @wjchat It seems to me that if someone is truly passionate about something, they will not let anything stand in their way #w

T.J. Raphael
@TJRaphael


5:30 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
@sweetadelinevt @baileylmcgowan There are quite a few fellowships out there for young and mid-career journalists, so don’t sweat! #wjchat

Martha Kang
@Martha_Kang


5:30 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
@taylorewilder That’s true – getting a direct contact at the organization is super important #wjchat

Connie K. Ho
@ConnieKHo


5:30 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
Q3 up next ….. #wjchat

wjchat
@wjchat


5:30 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
RT @elisatin: RT @bdelossantos1 Q2: contact former fellows, ask about experience, hone in on your pitch +++ online presence! #wjchat

wjchat
@wjchat


5:30 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
@wjchat Q2 Also, contact former fellows. Find out if this is really what you want. And get your rsum in order! #wjchat

Tyler Fisher
@tylrfishr


5:30 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
@SaleemChat good tip. Probably impossible to apply for a fellowship w/out your current boss/org finding out about it #wjchat

Teresa Gorman
@gteresa


5:30 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
@Martha_Kang @sweetadelinevt @baileylmcgowan Good to know! #whatarelief #wjchat

Haley Kretz
@Hay_Kretzel


5:30 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
@Hay_Kretzel @wjchat All good things to keep in mind #wjchat

Connie K. Ho
@ConnieKHo


5:30 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
RT @wjchat: Q3 up next ….. #wjchat

T.J. Raphael
@TJRaphael


5:30 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
I would rather apply with an accurate representation of my work than apply with something that although may be perfect isn’t me. #wjchat

Camille Lieurance
@CLieuranc


5:30 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
@meena_thiru hello! I’m sure you’re out of the office now even tho @mgwalks will be there for eternity… #superbowlproblems #wjchat

Taylor Wilder
@taylorewilder


5:31 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
@gteresa @SaleemChat we take the privacy of applicants very seriously. Important to not make people decide between job and applying. #wjchat

erika owens
@erika_owens


5:31 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
RT @freckleface831: Build your resume. Gain all of the experience you can and go forth with confidence, passion, and a smile on your face.

Connie K. Ho
@ConnieKHo


5:31 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
Q3: What are the biggest/most common errors people make in fellowship applications? #wjchat

wjchat
@wjchat


5:31 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
RT @Meena_Thiru: @wjchat Q2A Get started early, prepare your documents, collect your recommendations, proofread carefully, and get it done.

Katherine Peach
@ktpeaches


5:31 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
.@gteresa The applications isn’t necessarily the trick, but what happens if you win may be. Not all bosses are supportive. #wjchat

Saleem Khan
@SaleemChat


5:31 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
RT @erika_owens: @gteresa @SaleemChat we take the privacy of applicants very seriously. Important to not make people decide between job and

Saleem Khan
@SaleemChat


5:31 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
@erika_owens @SaleemChat good to know :) #wjchat

Teresa Gorman
@gteresa


5:31 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
@wjchat Q3: What are the biggest/most common errors people make in fellowship applications? #wjchat

Meena Thiruvengadam
@Meena_Thiru


5:32 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
RT @erika_owens: @gteresa @SaleemChat we take the privacy of applicants very seriously. Important to not make people decide between job and

wjchat
@wjchat


5:32 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
RT @erika_owens: we take the privacy of applicants very seriously. Important to not make people decide between job and applying. #wjchat

Lindsay M Hood
@loolindsayhoo


5:32 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
RT @erika_owens: @SDulai don’t sell yourself short is so important. Just be forthright, descriptive. Let your skills speak for themselves.

wjchat
@wjchat


5:32 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
@wjchat A3 Well, after not applying at all, you mean? They overthink questions that are just direct, simple questions. #wjchat

erika owens
@erika_owens


5:32 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
.@erika_owens @gteresa Indeed. There’s also internal politics. You may not want your bosses to know you’ve applied until later. #wjchat

Saleem Khan
@SaleemChat


5:32 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
A3 not allowing their true creativity and personality to shine through. Brings in the whole idea of safe vs sorry though #wjchat

Camille Lieurance
@CLieuranc


5:33 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
RT @erika_owens: @wjchat A3 Well, after not applying at all, you mean? They overthink questions that are just direct, simple questions. #wj

Meena Thiruvengadam
@Meena_Thiru


5:33 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
RT @wjchat: Q3: What are the biggest/most common errors people make in fellowship applications? #wjchat

Saleem Khan
@SaleemChat


5:33 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
I would rather submit more creative pieces rather than a boring standard article #wjchat

Camille Lieurance
@CLieuranc


5:33 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
@wjchat People don’t ask their boss or employer about time off. It’s best to know before you start. #wjchat

Angela Kim
@angelaishere


5:33 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
@wjchat Q3 I can’t speak for people looking at applications, but in past I agonized over making it perfect=missed deadline=no chance #wjchat

Shaminder Dulai
@SDulai


5:33 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
#WJChat #A3 This may seem obvious, but from fellowship applications I’ve judged over the years, it’s apparently not: BE HONEST. [1/2]

Saleem Khan
@SaleemChat


5:33 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
@erika_owens now you’re just calling me out ;P #wjchat

Kelly Chen
@chenkx


5:34 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
RT @CLieuranc I would rather submit more creative pieces rather than a boring standard article #wjchat

Katie Hamlin
@freckleface831


5:34 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
@wjchat Not spending enough time on the application – it’s one big pitch. #wjchat

T.J. Raphael
@TJRaphael


5:34 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
RT @CLieuranc I would rather submit more creative pieces rather than a boring standard article #wjchat

Haley Kretz
@Hay_Kretzel


5:34 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
RT @wjchat: Q2: Once you’re found a fellowship to apply for, what are the “must-dos” to prepare for your application? #wjchat

Jon Spielberg
@jon19003


5:34 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
@SaleemChat @gteresa yup, we don’t make status public without permission. Can’t assume what people are comfortable sharing #wjchat

erika owens
@erika_owens


5:34 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
@wjchat A3 They wait until the very last minute to apply. #wjchat

Meena Thiruvengadam
@Meena_Thiru


5:35 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
A3: Not being persistent. #wjchat

Freddy D Gompf III
@FreddyG1974


5:35 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
RT @Meena_Thiru @wjchat A3 They wait until the very last minute to apply. #wjchat

Elisa Tinsley
@elisatin


5:35 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
RT @Meena_Thiru: @wjchat A3 They wait until the very last minute to apply. #wjchat

wjchat
@wjchat


5:35 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
@chenkx ha, sorry! I definitely sound like a broken record, but apply, apply early or late, it’s all the same as long as you apply #wjchat

erika owens
@erika_owens


5:35 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
RT @tylrfishr: In ONE HOUR I am on the panel for tonight’s #wjchat on fellowships because I have a fellowship so I’ll talk about how I got

Edward Grant
@GrantedEdward


5:36 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
@Meena_Thiru @wjchat actually, sometimes that turns out ok! http://t.co/NmQFZJ9YFB #wjchat

erika owens
@erika_owens


5:36 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
RT @erika_owens: @Meena_Thiru @wjchat actually, sometimes that turns out ok! http://t.co/NmQFZJ9YFB #wjchat

wjchat
@wjchat


5:36 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
@Meena_Thiru I don’t think my heart could take that stress though, ha. #wjchat

erika owens
@erika_owens


5:36 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
#WJChat #A3 It’s shocking how often people claim work/fellowship/etc. experience that they don’t have. Granters WILL find the truth. [2/2]

Saleem Khan
@SaleemChat


5:37 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
If you are bilingual, submit writing samples in both languages, as a way to stand out. #wjchat

Cindy McSperitt
@CMcSperitt


5:37 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
@SaleemChat Problem = candidate who oversell? #wjchat

Martha Kang
@Martha_Kang


5:37 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
RT @CMcSperitt If you are bilingual, submit writing samples in both languages, as a way to stand out. #wjchat

Elisa Tinsley
@elisatin


5:37 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
It’s a great idea to have several people look over your app. Nothing wrong with letting a second set of eyes see it. #wjchat

Taylor Wilder
@taylorewilder


5:37 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
@CLieuranc I am with you on that. #beunique #wjchat

Polly Irungu
@pollyirungu


5:37 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
A3: Timeliness is key! We right-brained people often struggle with deadlines :) #wjchat

Camille Lieurance
@CLieuranc


5:37 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
@wjchat Q3:Not being persistant, prepared or creative! #wjchat

Haley Kretz
@Hay_Kretzel


5:37 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
RT @elisatin: RT @CMcSperitt If you are bilingual, submit writing samples in both languages, as a way to stand out. #wjchat

Meena Thiruvengadam
@Meena_Thiru


5:37 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
@SaleemChat Wow, that’s so surprising to me. You’d think journos, of all people, would know better. #wjchat

Martha Kang
@Martha_Kang


5:37 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
RT @CMcSperitt If you are bilingual, submit writing samples in both languages, as a way to stand out. #wjchat

Haley Kretz
@Hay_Kretzel


5:37 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
RT @pollyirungu: @CLieuranc I am with you on that. #beunique #wjchat

Camille Lieurance
@CLieuranc


5:38 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
Checking in to #wjchat! Howdy!!!!!

Shauna Stuart
@ShaunaReporter


5:38 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
@CLieuranc Lol agreed. Time management is everything. #wjchat

Polly Irungu
@pollyirungu


5:38 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
RT @Hay_Kretzel @wjchat Q3:Not being persistant, prepared or creative! #wjchat

Freddy D Gompf III
@FreddyG1974


5:38 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
RT @Meena_Thiru: @wjchat Q2A Get started early, prepare your documents, collect your recommendations, proofread carefully, and get it done.

Shauna Stuart
@ShaunaReporter


5:38 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
@wjchat A3 I would say also getting hung up on any of the application items. No website? “n/a” is better than no application. #wjchat

erika owens
@erika_owens


5:38 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
RT @CLieuranc A3: Timeliness is key! We right-brained people often struggle with deadlines :) #wjchat

Katie Hamlin
@freckleface831


5:38 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
@ShaunaReporter Hi there! This is my second time. Still learning the ropes. #J205 #wjchat

Polly Irungu
@pollyirungu


5:38 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
RT @CMcSperitt: If you are bilingual, submit writing samples in both languages, as a way to stand out. #wjchat

T.J. Raphael
@TJRaphael


5:38 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
RT @erika_owens: @wjchat A3 I would say also getting hung up on any of the application items. No website? “n/a” is better than no applicati

Meena Thiruvengadam
@Meena_Thiru


5:38 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
Time for Q4….#wjchat

wjchat
@wjchat


5:38 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
Great read! @erika_owens @Meena_Thiru 11sec away from a fellowship at the New York Times. When you think it’s too late, read this #wjchat

Shaminder Dulai
@SDulai


5:39 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
Q4: What makes a good application proposal? #wjchat

wjchat
@wjchat


5:39 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
RT @elisatin RT @CMcSperitt If you are bilingual, submit writing samples in both languages, as a way to stand out. #wjchat

Shaminder Dulai
@SDulai


5:39 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
RT @wjchat Q4: What makes a good application proposal? #wjchat

Haley Kretz
@Hay_Kretzel


5:39 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
Speaking of deadlines, plug for more ICFJ Fellowships. The Arthur F. Burns Fellowship Program. Report in Germany. Apply by March 1. #WJchat

Elisa Tinsley
@elisatin


5:39 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
.@Martha_Kang People present their best face. I mean lies. e.g. I’ve seen spmeone falsely claim winning a fellowship, for example. #wjchat

Saleem Khan
@SaleemChat


5:39 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
RT @wjchat: Q4: What makes a good application proposal? #wjchat

Shauna Stuart
@ShaunaReporter


5:39 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
RT @elisatin: Speaking of deadlines, plug for more ICFJ Fellowships. The Arthur F. Burns Fellowship Program. Report in Germany. Apply by Ma

wjchat
@wjchat


5:39 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
RT @wjchat: Q4: What makes a good application proposal? #wjchat

Saleem Khan
@SaleemChat


5:39 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
@WJchat Judges tell us what you’re looking for. Q4: What makes a good application proposal? #wjchat

Meena Thiruvengadam
@Meena_Thiru


5:40 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
RT @CLieuranc: A3: Timeliness is key! We right-brained people often struggle with deadlines :) #wjchat

Rajneesh Bhandari
@RajneeshB


5:40 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
@wjchat A4 Personality. Passion, for anything. Humor. A quiet confidence in your kickass skills. #wjchat

erika owens
@erika_owens


5:40 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
RT @erika_owens @wjchat A4 Personality. Passion, for anything. Humor. A quiet confidence in your kickass skills. #wjchat

Haley Kretz
@Hay_Kretzel


5:40 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
@wjchat Q4 Propose something original. Know your subject in and out, and assure that you can get it done in the timeframe allotted #wjchat

Tyler Fisher
@tylrfishr


5:40 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
@wjchat Q4 Details and passion. Mostly details. Also, proof-reading. #wjchat

Shaminder Dulai
@SDulai


5:40 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
RT @erika_owens: @wjchat A4 Personality. Passion, for anything. Humor. A quiet confidence in your kickass skills. #wjchat

wjchat
@wjchat


5:40 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
RT @tylrfishr: @wjchat Q4 Propose something original. Know your subject in and out, and assure that you can get it done in the timeframe al

Meena Thiruvengadam
@Meena_Thiru


5:40 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
RT @wjchat: Q4: What makes a good application proposal? #wjchat

Lindsay M Hood
@loolindsayhoo


5:40 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
And … ICFJ’s U.S.-Austrian Journalism Exchange Fellowships. Spend six weeks reporting in Austria. Apply by May 4, 2014 #wjchat

Elisa Tinsley
@elisatin


5:40 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
@wjchat something that accurately represents who you are as a journalist and what you will bring to the program #wjchat

Camille Lieurance
@CLieuranc


5:40 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
I agree. RT @TJRaphael: @wjchat Not spending enough time on the application – it’s one big pitch. #wjchat

Rajneesh Bhandari
@RajneeshB


5:40 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
@tylrfishr what was your proposal? #wjchat

Kelly Chen
@chenkx


5:40 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
@SaleemChat geez. #wjchat

Martha Kang
@Martha_Kang


5:41 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
RT @tylrfishr: @wjchat Q4 Propose something original. Know your subject in and out, and assure that you can get it done in the timeframe al

wjchat
@wjchat


5:41 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
RT @scottleadingham: Students: If applying for journalism internships, put Twitter handle on resume along with email/phone. Yes, it’s that

Claudette Artwick
@artwickc


5:41 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
A4: Think outside the box. Be funny, but professional. Show who you are rather than tell who you are. Let them know you care. #wjchat

Taylor Wilder
@taylorewilder


5:41 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
RT @wjchat Q4: What makes a good application proposal? #wjchat

Katie Hamlin
@freckleface831


5:41 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
RT @elisatin: And … ICFJ’s U.S.-Austrian Journalism Exchange Fellowships. Spend six weeks reporting in Austria. Apply by May 4, 2014 #wjc

wjchat
@wjchat


5:41 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
.@Martha_Kang It’s shocking, but it happens. I saw an example last week! They may fool others for a while, but always get found out. #wjchat

Saleem Khan
@SaleemChat


5:41 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
Show that you have leadership skills. #wjchat

Freddy D Gompf III
@FreddyG1974


5:41 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
@wjchat A4 Make sure your pitch is solid and doable. Also, remember any essay you write is also a writing sample. #wjchat

Meena Thiruvengadam
@Meena_Thiru


5:41 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
RT @taylorewilder: A4: Think outside the box. Be funny, but professional. Show who you are rather than tell who you are. Let them know you

Camille Lieurance
@CLieuranc


5:41 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
@wjchat Q4 Also do your homework on what’s out there. If you’re pitching a story on XYZ, know who and how it’s been done last 10 yrs #wjchat

Shaminder Dulai
@SDulai


5:42 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
RT @Meena_Thiru: @wjchat A4 Make sure your pitch is solid and doable. Also, remember any essay you write is also a writing sample. #wjchat

wjchat
@wjchat


5:42 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
RT @erika_owens: @wjchat A4 Personality. Passion, for anything. Humor. A quiet confidence in your kickass skills. #wjchat

Rajneesh Bhandari
@RajneeshB


5:42 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
#wjchat!! Sorry to disappear on you. Packing for DC trip and dinner with family tonight. See you next week.

Robert Hernandez
@webjournalist


5:42 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
@wjchat A4: Show your passion and personality. Make sure that it is solid and convincing. #wjchat

Haley Kretz
@Hay_Kretzel


5:42 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
Q4: Good proposal? Focused, timely story ideas. And a clear commitment to publish, post, air the story after fellowship. #wjchat

Elisa Tinsley
@elisatin


5:42 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
RT @elisatin: Q4: Good proposal? Focused, timely story ideas. And a clear commitment to publish, post, air the story after fellowship. #wjc

Meena Thiruvengadam
@Meena_Thiru


5:42 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
@wjchat A4 Don’t be afraid to admit what you don’t know. The expertise you do have will still shine through. #wjchat

erika owens
@erika_owens


5:42 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
Sup nerds! I’m lurking on the #wjchat! @wjchat

Nancy Casanova
@nancycasanova


5:42 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
RT @elisatin: Q4: Good proposal? Focused, timely story ideas. And a clear commitment to publish, post, air the story after fellowship. #wjc

wjchat
@wjchat


5:42 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
@SaleemChat Wow! And boo. #wjchat

Martha Kang
@Martha_Kang


5:42 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
RT @elisatin Q4: Good proposal? Focused, timely story ideas. And a clear commitment to publish, post, air the story after fellowship #wjchat

Haley Kretz
@Hay_Kretzel


5:42 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
A4: Show that you have leadership skills. #wjchat

Freddy D Gompf III
@FreddyG1974


5:42 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
Being yourself is key, while at the same time showing your commitment and capability to do the job. #wjchat

Katie Hamlin
@freckleface831


5:42 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
@wjchat Q4 My proposal (rewritten after I got the fellowship) can be read here: http://t.co/OjI9XywIYy #wjchat

Tyler Fisher
@tylrfishr


5:43 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
RT @tylrfishr @wjchat Q4 My proposal (rewritten after I got the fellowship) can be read here: http://t.co/AVorpjDXjK #wjchat

Camille Lieurance
@CLieuranc


5:43 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
@nancycasanova suuuup! you’re one of us now #wjchat

wjchat
@wjchat


5:43 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
RT @tylrfishr: @wjchat Q4 My proposal (rewritten after I got the fellowship) can be read here: http://t.co/OjI9XywIYy #wjchat

wjchat
@wjchat


5:43 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
RT @tylrfishr @wjchat Q4 My proposal (rewritten after I got the fellowship) can be read here: http://t.co/cIPln24raW #wjchat

Katie Hamlin
@freckleface831


5:43 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
#wjchat #A4 For a good fellowship proposal: Understand the aims of the fellowship, fulfill the requirements, and be original. [1/2]

Saleem Khan
@SaleemChat


5:43 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
Q5: What are the ethical considerations in a fellowship, if any? How do they differ from regular work?#wjchat

wjchat
@wjchat


5:44 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
RT @wjchat Q5: What are the ethical considerations in a fellowship, if any? How do they differ from regular work?#wjchat

Katie Hamlin
@freckleface831


5:44 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
RT @wjchat Q5: What are the ethical considerations in a fellowship, if any? How do they differ from regular work?#wjchat

Haley Kretz
@Hay_Kretzel


5:44 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
@wjchat Q5: What are the ethical considerations in a fellowship, if any? How do they differ from regular work?#wjchat

Meena Thiruvengadam
@Meena_Thiru


5:44 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
@Meena_Thiru @wjchat Adding to that, explain how you would go about doing it. Explain your methodology and timelines in detail. #wjchat

Shaminder Dulai
@SDulai


5:44 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
RT @SaleemChat: #wjchat #A4 For a good fellowship proposal: Understand the aims of the fellowship, fulfill the requirements, and be origina

wjchat
@wjchat


5:44 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
RT @wjchat Q5: What are the ethical considerations in a fellowship, if any? How do they differ from regular work?#wjchat

Shaminder Dulai
@SDulai


5:45 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
RT @tylrfishr: @wjchat Q4 My proposal (rewritten after I got the fellowship) can be read here: http://t.co/OjI9XywIYy #wjchat

Shauna Stuart
@ShaunaReporter


5:45 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
RT @SaleemChat: #wjchat #A4 For a good fellowship proposal: Understand the aims of the fellowship, fulfill the requirements, and be origina

Camille Lieurance
@CLieuranc


5:45 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
@wjchat A5 part of the freedom of our fellowship is working within a newsroom, but not as an employee of that org. #wjchat

erika owens
@erika_owens


5:45 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
#WJChat #A4 I can’t stress understanding + originality enough. Judges see hundreds of proposals. Wheat vs. chaff gets obvious fast. [2/2]

Saleem Khan
@SaleemChat


5:45 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
RT @SaleemChat: #WJChat #A4 I can’t stress understanding + originality enough. Judges see hundreds of proposals. Wheat vs. chaff gets obvio

Camille Lieurance
@CLieuranc


5:45 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
Be specific about your objective, qualifications, timeline and budget. Emphasize your importance to the proposed project. #wjchat

Cindy McSperitt
@CMcSperitt


5:45 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
Q5: Also think about cultural considerations during a fellowship – in another city or country. What challenges would you face? #wjchat

Elisa Tinsley
@elisatin


5:45 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
RT @erika_owens: @wjchat A5 part of the freedom of our fellowship is working within a newsroom, but not as an employee of that org. #wjchat

wjchat
@wjchat


5:45 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
@wjchat A4 Fellowship application protip via @SDulai Explain your methodology and timelines in detail. #wjchat

Meena Thiruvengadam
@Meena_Thiru


5:46 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
RT @elisatin: Q5: Also think about cultural considerations during a fellowship – in another city or country. What challenges would you face

wjchat
@wjchat


5:46 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
RT @Meena_Thiru @wjchat A4 Fellowship application protip via @SDulai Explain your methodology and timelines in detail. #wjchat

Haley Kretz
@Hay_Kretzel


5:46 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
@wjchat Q5 You want to know who is behind them, what is their agenda, are you telling honest story or what they want to hear? #wjchat

Shaminder Dulai
@SDulai


5:46 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
@wjchat A5 it can be hard to balance all of the competing priorities: you, news org, fellowship org, your fellowship cohort. #wjchat

erika owens
@erika_owens


5:46 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
RT @Meena_Thiru @wjchat A4 Fellowship application protip via @SDulai Explain your methodology and timelines in detail. #wjchat

Camille Lieurance
@CLieuranc


5:47 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
RT @wjchat: Q5: What are the ethical considerations in a fellowship, if any? How do they differ from regular work?#wjchat

Saleem Khan
@SaleemChat


5:47 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
RT @wjchat: Q5: What are the ethical considerations in a fellowship, if any? How do they differ from regular work?#wjchat

Katherine Peach
@ktpeaches


5:47 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
@SaleemChat Holy smokes! That’d be the worst! #wjchat

Martha Kang
@Martha_Kang


5:47 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
RT @erika_owens: @wjchat A5 it can be hard to balance all of the competing priorities: you, news org, fellowship org, your fellowship cohor

Katherine Peach
@ktpeaches


5:47 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
Moving on to Q6. Everybody, hang on…#wjchat

wjchat
@wjchat


5:47 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
RT @taylorewilder: A4: Think outside the box. Be funny, but professional. Show who you are rather than tell who you are. Let them know you

Robin J Phillips
@RobinJP


5:47 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
RT @Meena_Thiru @wjchat A4 Fellowship application protip via @SDulai Explain your methodology and timelines in detail. #wjchat

Elisa Tinsley
@elisatin


5:47 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
Q6: Real talk…You don’t actually qualify for a fellowship. Should you apply anyway and hope for the best? #wjchat

wjchat
@wjchat


5:48 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
@wjchat A6 YES. Emphatically YES. How do I make the type bigger? #wjchat

erika owens
@erika_owens


5:48 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
@wjchat Another good protip via @SDulai A5 Know who’s funding the fellowship and what they’re agenda is. #wjchat

Meena Thiruvengadam
@Meena_Thiru


5:48 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
@wjchat Q5 I wonder if this ? occurs to journalists taking on fellowships sponsored by the U.S., or orgs w/ a viewpoint? #wjchat

Teresa Gorman
@gteresa


5:48 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
A6: I see no reason not to. You never know what can come out of a situation when going in blind. #wjchat

Taylor Wilder
@taylorewilder


5:48 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
@wjchat If you meet some, but not all, of the qualifications, apply! Optimism can be a good thing here. #wjchat

Meghin Moore
@meghin_


5:48 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
@wjchat A1 When you’ve finished college, want to work, but also want to keep learning. And when you find a place where you can learn #wjchat

CzarNicholas Slayton
@NSlayton


5:48 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
@wjchat Q6 Absolutely. 9/10 times, you’re just doubting your abilities. #wjchat

Tyler Fisher
@tylrfishr


5:48 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
RT @wjchat: Q6: Real talk…You don’t actually qualify for a fellowship. Should you apply anyway and hope for the best? #wjchat

Shauna Stuart
@ShaunaReporter


5:48 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
JUST APPLY RT @erika_owens: @wjchat A6 YES. Emphatically YES. How do I make the type bigger? #wjchat

wjchat
@wjchat


5:49 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
@wjchat A6 Part of what’s great about fellowships is the entire process: applying, interviewing, talking to alumni. Pays dividends. #wjchat

erika owens
@erika_owens


5:49 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
A6 What’s the harm in trying? There is nothing wrong with being proactive and taking a chance. #wjchat

Camille Lieurance
@CLieuranc


5:49 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
#wjchat #A5 Ethics: I’ve already talked about being honest. That’s No. 1. It goes for how you represent yourself, and aims re: fellowship.

Saleem Khan
@SaleemChat


5:49 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
@wjchat A6 The big secret: no one who actually deserves one thinks they qualify for one. If you feel it’s for you, try and do it! #wjchat

Shaminder Dulai
@SDulai


5:49 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
@wjchat Q6: Real talk…You don’t actually qualify for a fellowship. Should you apply anyway and hope for the best? #wjchat

Meena Thiruvengadam
@Meena_Thiru


5:49 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
RT @wjchat: Q6: Real talk…You don’t actually qualify for a fellowship. Should you apply anyway and hope for the best? #wjchat

Saleem Khan
@SaleemChat


5:49 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
RT @NSlayton: @wjchat A1 When you’ve finished college, want to work, but also want to keep learning. And when you find a place where you ca

wjchat
@wjchat


5:49 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
RT @SDulai: @wjchat A6 The big secret: no one who actually deserves one thinks they qualify for one. If you feel it’s for you, try and do i

wjchat
@wjchat


5:50 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
@tylrfishr so, so, so so true, and @veltman wrote about it so well: http://t.co/zXf4HGGHGP #wjchat

erika owens
@erika_owens


5:50 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
@lshontz that sounds awesome! #wjchat

Kelly Chen
@chenkx


5:50 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
At first I was part of this chat just for extra credit… Now I’m thoroughly intrigued. #TwitterChatsFTW #wjchat

Taylor Wilder
@taylorewilder


5:50 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
a classic. RT @erika_owens: @tylrfishr so, so, so so true, and @veltman wrote about it so well: http://t.co/USJMFV1LIr #wjchat

Tyler Fisher
@tylrfishr


5:50 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
@wjchat A6 As someone who is probably going to have to look for a new fellowships shortly, I’m applying to anything & everything. #wjchat

CzarNicholas Slayton
@NSlayton


5:50 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
RT @tylrfishr: a classic. RT @erika_owens: @tylrfishr so, so, so so true, and @veltman wrote about it so well: http://t.co/USJMFV1LIr #wjch

wjchat
@wjchat


5:50 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
@wjchat Confession time: my code ability is like a 6, but I was a finalist for Mozilla-Knight based on my ideas & passion-JUST TRY! #wjchat

Shaminder Dulai
@SDulai


5:50 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
@wjchat or get the experience needed to apply next year and contact someone from that org. #wjchat

Brian De Los Santos
@bdelossantos1


5:51 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
RT @taylorewilder At first I was part of this chat just for extra credit… Now I’m thoroughly intrigued. #TwitterChatsFTW #wjchat

Camille Lieurance
@CLieuranc


5:51 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
@taylorewilder Don’t be shy now! Every week is a different party here #wjchat

wjchat
@wjchat


5:51 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
@wjchat A6. Apply to what you aspire for, particularly if you’re close to meeting the qualifications. #wjchat

Meena Thiruvengadam
@Meena_Thiru


5:51 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
@SDulai testify! #wjchat

erika owens
@erika_owens


5:51 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
@CLieuranc @taylorewilder Ring the bell, we hooked another one! :D #wjchat

Shaminder Dulai
@SDulai


5:51 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
RT @SDulai: @wjchat Confession time: my code ability is like a 6, but I was a finalist for Mozilla-Knight based on my ideas & passion-JUST

Shauna Stuart
@ShaunaReporter


5:51 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
@taylorewilder The different chats each week are great, and I’ve learned a lot from them :) (said the former lurker!) #wjchat

Meghin Moore
@meghin_


5:52 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
I suddenly have an anxious urge to practice my coding and touch up my resume.. #wjchat

Camille Lieurance
@CLieuranc


5:52 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
—> RT @Meena_Thiru: @wjchat A6. Apply to what you aspire for, particularly if you’re close to meeting the qualifications. #wjchat

wjchat
@wjchat


5:52 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
@wjchat Woohoo! RT @taylorewilder Don’t be shy now! Every week is a different party here #wjchat

Meena Thiruvengadam
@Meena_Thiru


5:52 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
RT @wjchat: —> RT @Meena_Thiru: @wjchat A6. Apply to what you aspire for, particularly if you’re close to meeting the qualifications. #wj

Camille Lieurance
@CLieuranc


5:52 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
@erika_owens Wait, aren’t confessions supposed to be private? Whoops! #wjchat

Shaminder Dulai
@SDulai


5:52 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
#WJChat #A6 If you don’t qualify, applying depends on the qualification. e.g. Must be a student? No. Short years of experience? Go for it.

Saleem Khan
@SaleemChat


5:53 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
@SDulai also, that’s a good reminder fellowships are more than being the best X. It’s not about expertise, it’s about fit. #wjchat

erika owens
@erika_owens


5:53 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
RT @erika_owens: @SDulai also, that’s a good reminder fellowships are more than being the best X. It’s not about expertise, it’s about fit.

Meena Thiruvengadam
@Meena_Thiru


5:53 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
RT @erika_owens @SDulai that’s a good reminder fellowships are more than being the best X. It’s not about expertise, it’s about fit. #wjchat

Elisa Tinsley
@elisatin


5:53 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
@CLieuranc @taylorewilder #wjchat is one of my favorite things about social media.

Gene Park
@GenePark


5:53 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
RT @GenePark @CLieuranc @taylorewilder #wjchat is one of my favorite things about social media.

Camille Lieurance
@CLieuranc


5:54 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
.@wjchat if you don’t get the fellowship the first time, should you reapply? If you do, is it a bad idea to use the same subject? #wjchat

Shauna Stuart
@ShaunaReporter


5:54 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
:D RT @GenePark: @CLieuranc @taylorewilder #wjchat is one of my favorite things about social media.

wjchat
@wjchat


5:54 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
RT @erika_owens: @SDulai also, that’s a good reminder fellowships are more than being the best X. It’s not about expertise, it’s about fit.

Shauna Stuart
@ShaunaReporter


5:54 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
Journalism is an incredibly competitive field but it’s incredible how helpful this community is. I’m quite grateful #wjchat

Camille Lieurance
@CLieuranc


5:54 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
@erika_owens Exactly, fellowships in many ways about leaving your comfort zone and collaboration. Everyone has something to offer #wjchat

Shaminder Dulai
@SDulai


5:55 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
@wjchat A6 I was told apply for things no matter what. Especially if they’re bigger than you think you can do. Push yourself. #wjchat

CzarNicholas Slayton
@NSlayton


5:55 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
@CLieuranc yes! This is *such* an important point. A lot of people doubt you can reach out and ask anyone a question, but you can. #wjchat

erika owens
@erika_owens


5:55 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
@ShaunaReporter @wjchat YES! You should reapply, but you should think about why you didn’t get it last time and refine your pitch. #wjchat

Shaminder Dulai
@SDulai


5:55 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
@CLieuranc I’m pretty sure reaching out to people and asking questions is the only reason I’ve accomplished anything #wjchat

Tyler Fisher
@tylrfishr


5:56 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
RT @erika_owens: @CLieuranc yes! This is *such* an important point. A lot of people doubt you can reach out and ask anyone a question, but

Camille Lieurance
@CLieuranc


5:56 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
RT @tylrfishr @CLieuranc I’m pretty sure reaching out to people and asking questions is the only reason I’ve accomplished anything #wjchat

Elisa Tinsley
@elisatin


5:56 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
RT @CLieuranc yes! This is *such* an important point. A lot of people doubt you can reach out and ask anyone a question, but you can #wjchat

Shaminder Dulai
@SDulai


5:56 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
So true. MT @SDulai Fellowships in many ways about leaving your comfort zone and collaboration. #wjchat

Meena Thiruvengadam
@Meena_Thiru


5:56 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
RT @erika_owens: @CLieuranc yes! This is *such* an important point. A lot of people doubt you can reach out and ask anyone a question, but

wjchat
@wjchat


5:56 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
RT @tylrfishr: @CLieuranc I’m pretty sure reaching out to people and asking questions is the only reason I’ve accomplished anything #wjchat

Camille Lieurance
@CLieuranc


5:56 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
#WJChat #A6 As someone who judged fellowships for a decade, I can’t agree with “just apply” although I wish I could. [1/2]

Saleem Khan
@SaleemChat


5:57 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
MT @elisatin @tylrfishr @CLieuranc I’m pretty sure reaching out to people, asking Qs is the only reason I’ve accomplished anything #wjchat

Shaminder Dulai
@SDulai


5:57 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
Our next questions comes from @ShaunaReporter… #wjchat

wjchat
@wjchat


5:58 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
If you don’t get the fellowship, should you reapply? If you do, is it a bad idea to use the same subject? #wjchat via @ShaunaReporter

wjchat
@wjchat


5:58 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
RT @SDulai: @ShaunaReporter @wjchat YES! You should reapply, but you should think about why you didn’t get it last time and refine your pit

Shauna Stuart
@ShaunaReporter


5:58 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
@wjchat @ShaunaReporter YES! You should reapply, but you should think about why you didn’t get it last time and refine your pitch. #wjchat

Shaminder Dulai
@SDulai


5:59 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
#WJChat #A6 Finding an applicant doesn’t meet a core requirement is frustrating for all, especially when judging dozens or hundreds. [2/2]

Saleem Khan
@SaleemChat


5:59 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
RT @wjchat: If you don’t get the fellowship, should you reapply? If you do, is it a bad idea to use the same subject? #wjchat via @ShaunaRe

Saleem Khan
@SaleemChat


5:59 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
@wjchat @ShaunaReporter you should absolutely re-apply. If you gained some new experiences in the meantime, all the better. #wjchat

erika owens
@erika_owens


6:00 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
RT @CLieuranc: Journalism is an incredibly competitive field but it’s incredible how helpful this community is. I’m quite grateful #wjchat

Tyler Curry
@tycurry_


6:00 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
RT @erika_owens: @wjchat @ShaunaReporter you should absolutely re-apply. If you gained some new experiences in the meantime, all the better

Shauna Stuart
@ShaunaReporter


6:00 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
@ShaunaReporter I’ve read bios of fellows who’ve tried 4 or 5 times before being accepted. The same subject might work if refined. #wjchat

Robin J Phillips
@RobinJP


6:00 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
RT @RobinJP: @ShaunaReporter I’ve read bios of fellows who’ve tried 4 or 5 times before being accepted. The same subject might work if ref

Shauna Stuart
@ShaunaReporter


6:00 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
@SaleemChat @wjchat are there common non-negotiables that journos shouldn’t ignore when applying? #wjchat

Teresa Gorman
@gteresa


6:01 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
#wjchat #A7 Definitely reapply. I can say as one who judged fellowships that it was gratifying to see progress over time. @ShaunaReporter

Saleem Khan
@SaleemChat


6:01 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
RT @SaleemChat: #wjchat #A7 Definitely reapply. I can say as one who judged fellowships that it was gratifying to see progress over time. @

wjchat
@wjchat


6:01 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
@tycurry_ @SaleemChat I’ve had to pick interns, not fellows, but with 100s of apps, sadly you end up looking for reasons to reject #wjchat

Shaminder Dulai
@SDulai


6:01 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
@wjchat Have to say so long. #NLGJA student group is hosting a sports journalism talk at #Cronkite All journalism. All the time. #wjchat

Robin J Phillips
@RobinJP


6:01 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
(REMINDER: It’s not too late to send us your Qs! Please direct to @wjchat) #wjchat

wjchat
@wjchat


6:02 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
@wjchat Yes, but consider revising your strategy and work to develop any skills you may have been lacking. #wjchat via @ShaunaReporter

Meena Thiruvengadam
@Meena_Thiru


6:03 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
.@gteresa Every fellowship is different. All have hard qualification rules and softer ones. Important ones are often near the top. #wjchat

Saleem Khan
@SaleemChat


6:03 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
RT @SaleemChat: #wjchat #A7 Definitely reapply. I can say as one who judged fellowships that it was gratifying to see progress over time. @

Shauna Stuart
@ShaunaReporter


6:03 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
RT @Meena_Thiru: @wjchat Yes, but consider revising your strategy and work to develop any skills you may have been lacking. #wjchat via @S

Shauna Stuart
@ShaunaReporter


6:03 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
@wjchat Also, we’re journalists. We’re not supposed to give up that easily. #wjchat

Meena Thiruvengadam
@Meena_Thiru


6:03 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
@wjchat Oh no I missed #wjchat about Lord of the Rings.

Dave Meddows
@davemeddows


6:03 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
RT @Meena_Thiru @wjchat Also, we’re journalists. We’re not supposed to give up that easily. #wjchat

Shaminder Dulai
@SDulai


6:03 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
@SaleemChat That’s really helpful to know that there isn’t always that wiggle room for applicants. Saves time and frustration. #wjchat

Katherine Peach
@ktpeaches


6:04 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
Common non-negotiables in applications: basic criteria required for fellowship i.e., targeted journo groups, minimum experience. #wjchat

Elisa Tinsley
@elisatin


6:04 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
The fellowship? YEA THE FELLOWSHIP https://t.co/PEFexx5Lrw RT @davemeddows: @wjchat Oh no I missed #wjchat about Lord of the Rings.

Dan Hill
@DanHillReports


6:04 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
@wjchat how is a fellowship different from an actual job? What are some of the benefits? #wjchat

Taylor Wilder
@taylorewilder


6:04 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
RT @Meena_Thiru: @wjchat Also, we’re journalists. We’re not supposed to give up that easily. #wjchat

Katherine Peach
@ktpeaches


6:04 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
I’ve been waiting for this to drop alll night. Thank you. RT @davemeddows: @wjchat Oh no I missed #wjchat about Lord of the Rings.

Kelly Chen
@chenkx


6:04 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
RT @DanHillReports: The fellowship? YEA THE FELLOWSHIP https://t.co/PEFexx5Lrw RT @davemeddows: @wjchat Oh no I missed #wjchat about Lord o

Tyler Fisher
@tylrfishr


6:04 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
RT @taylorewilder @wjchat how is a fellowship different from an actual job? What are some of the benefits? #wjchat

Meghin Moore
@meghin_


6:04 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
@davemeddows @wjchat You’re not too late http://t.co/3SRal0UEnx #wjchat

Shaminder Dulai
@SDulai


6:05 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
.@SDulai @tycurry_ I’ve picked interns, hired, ran and judged fellowships. Easiest reason to reject: When I knew/learned of a lie. #wjchat

Saleem Khan
@SaleemChat


6:05 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
@wjchat Applicant must haves via @elisatin basic criteria required for fellowship i.e., targeted journo groups, minimum experience. #wjchat

Meena Thiruvengadam
@Meena_Thiru


6:05 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
@SaleemChat @tycurry_ If there’s one lesson to take away tonight: don’t lie #wjchat

Shaminder Dulai
@SDulai


6:06 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
Serving up some more #realtalk about fellowships for Q8…. #wjchat

wjchat
@wjchat


6:06 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
RT @wjchat: If you don’t get the fellowship, should you reapply? If you do, is it a bad idea to use the same subject? #wjchat via @ShaunaRe

John Ketchum
@Ketchcast


6:06 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
Q8: You apply for a fellowship, but your boss doesn’t support you. What do you do? #wjchat

wjchat
@wjchat


6:06 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
@meghin_ @taylorewilder @wjchat Fellowships have an end date that you know of before you start and have specific focuses. #wjchat

Shaminder Dulai
@SDulai


6:07 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
@wjchat first #wjchat for the year. Clydeen McDonald in Trinidad. Hey all…

Clydeen McDonald
@ClydeenMcDonald


6:07 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
@wjchat Here’s a tough one. Q8: You apply for a fellowship, but your boss doesn’t support you. What do you do? #wjchat

Meena Thiruvengadam
@Meena_Thiru


6:07 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
@wjchat Q8 Having never had a full-time journalism job, I’m not sure I’d want to work somewhere that doesn’t support my learning #wjchat

Tyler Fisher
@tylrfishr


6:07 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
Any advice for digital journalists & self-publishers applying for their 1st fellowship? How necessary are print clippings? #wjchat @wjchat

Tyler Curry
@tycurry_


6:08 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
#wjchat #A7: Yes re-apply. I’ve been on boards for selection committees for jobs, internships. People like tenacity. @ShaunaReporter

John Ketchum
@Ketchcast


6:08 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
@wjchat Q8 But, you know, I’m a spoiled bratty college kid, so take that hasty generalization with all of the salt #wjchat

Tyler Fisher
@tylrfishr


6:08 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
.@ktpeaches Each case varies, so it’s hard to give a blanket answer. You can often correctly guess if there’s room on requirements. #wjchat

Saleem Khan
@SaleemChat


6:08 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
RT @Meena_Thiru: @wjchat Here’s a tough one. Q8: You apply for a fellowship, but your boss doesn’t support you. What do you do? #wjchat

wjchat
@wjchat


6:08 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
@wjchat A8 depending on the fellowship, it might not matter. You can ask for application to be private, then tell when you leave. #wjchat

erika owens
@erika_owens


6:08 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
@wjchat Hard one that I’ve never had to deal with fortunately. MT: What do you do when your boss isn’t down with your fellowship? #wjchat

Shaminder Dulai
@SDulai


6:08 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
RT @NSlayton: @wjchat A1 When you’ve finished college, want to work, but also want to keep learning. And when you find a place where you ca

John Ketchum
@Ketchcast


6:08 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
RT @Ketchcast: #wjchat #A7: Yes re-apply. I’ve been on boards for selection committees for jobs, internships. People like tenacity. @Shauna

wjchat
@wjchat


6:09 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
.@SDulai Yes: Don’t lie. Or plagiarize. Or represent someone else’s work as your own. @tycurry_ #wjchat

Saleem Khan
@SaleemChat


6:09 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
RT @wjchat: Q8: You apply for a fellowship, but your boss doesn’t support you. What do you do? #wjchat

Saleem Khan
@SaleemChat


6:09 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
RT @erika_owens: @wjchat A8 depending on the fellowship, it might not matter. You can ask for application to be private, then tell when you

wjchat
@wjchat


6:09 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
RT @DanHillReports: The fellowship? YEA THE FELLOWSHIP https://t.co/PEFexx5Lrw RT @davemeddows: @wjchat Oh no I missed #wjchat about Lord o

Connie K. Ho
@ConnieKHo


6:10 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
#wjchat #A6: APPLY. Who cares if you don’t qualify. Just do it. You never know who could be looking at your application.

John Ketchum
@Ketchcast


6:10 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
RT @erika_owens: @wjchat A8 depending on the fellowship, it might not matter. You can ask for application to be private, then tell when you

Meena Thiruvengadam
@Meena_Thiru


6:10 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
@tycurry_ @wjchat Some focus on digital skills, innovation. Share links, show relevant work. Check out ICFJ’s Knight Fellowships. #wjchat

Elisa Tinsley
@elisatin


6:10 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
#WJChat #A8 Whether your boss supports you is what I was touching on earlier. If they don’t, keep it quiet until you win. [1/2]

Saleem Khan
@SaleemChat


6:10 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
@wjchat A8 Perhaps you can try to show your boss why your fellowship is good for them. Offer to teach staff what you learn. #wjchat

Shaminder Dulai
@SDulai


6:11 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
RT @SaleemChat: #WJChat #A8 Whether your boss supports you is what I was touching on earlier. If they don’t, keep it quiet until you win.

wjchat
@wjchat


6:11 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
RT @FreddyG1974: A4: Show that you have leadership skills. #wjchat

Connie K. Ho
@ConnieKHo


6:11 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
@wjchat Good point via @Ketchcast A6: Just do it. You never know who could be looking at your application. #wjchat

Meena Thiruvengadam
@Meena_Thiru


6:11 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
RT @SDulai @wjchat A8 Perhaps you can show your boss why your fellowship is good for them. Offer to teach staff what you learn. #wjchat

Elisa Tinsley
@elisatin


6:11 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
RT @Meena_Thiru: @wjchat Good point via @Ketchcast A6: Just do it. You never know who could be looking at your application. #wjchat

John Ketchum
@Ketchcast


6:11 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
RT @chenkx: I’ve been waiting for this to drop alll night. Thank you. RT @davemeddows: @wjchat Oh no I missed #wjchat about Lord of the Rin

Alex Corey
@acoreynews


6:11 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
#WJChat #A8 If you win, then negotiate. Make a case. No dice? Decide if you walk or stay. You are responsible for your own career. [2/2]

Saleem Khan
@SaleemChat


6:12 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
RT @Ketchcast: #wjchat #A7: Yes re-apply. I’ve been on boards for selection committees for jobs, internships. People like tenacity. @Shauna

Shauna Stuart
@ShaunaReporter


6:12 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
RT @Meena_Thiru: @wjchat Here’s a tough one. Q8: You apply for a fellowship, but your boss doesn’t support you. What do you do? #wjchat

Alex Corey
@acoreynews


6:12 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
@wjchat He is the King of protips tonight via @SDulai A8 Try to show your boss why your fellowship is good for them. #wjchat

Meena Thiruvengadam
@Meena_Thiru


6:12 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
RT @elisatin: RT @SDulai @wjchat A8 Perhaps you can show your boss why your fellowship is good for them. Offer to teach staff what you lear

Lyndsey Wajert
@Lwajert


6:12 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
RT @SaleemChat: #WJChat #A8 If you win, then negotiate. Make a case. No dice? Decide if you walk or stay. You are responsible for your own

wjchat
@wjchat


6:12 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
Q9 is brought to you by @taylorewilder…#wjchat

wjchat
@wjchat


6:12 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
@Meena_Thiru @wjchat Aww shucks #wjchat

Shaminder Dulai
@SDulai


6:12 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
Q9 @taylorewilder asks: How is a fellowship different from an actual job? What are some of the benefits? #wjchat

wjchat
@wjchat


6:13 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
@tycurry_Clippings are more important for project-based fellowships. They show you can work, and its quality. #WJChat

Saleem Khan
@SaleemChat


6:13 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
.@wjchat If you’re an experienced journalist. How long should you wait to apply for a fellowship? I’ve been told about 5-6 years. #wjchat

John Ketchum
@Ketchcast


6:13 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
@wjchat @taylorewilder Some fellowships, like mine, are for funding independent projects. #wjchat

Tyler Fisher
@tylrfishr


6:13 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
@wjchat Good Q9 from @taylorewilder: How is a fellowship different from an actual job? What are some of the benefits? #wjchat

Meena Thiruvengadam
@Meena_Thiru


6:13 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
@CLieuranc @tylrfishr @wjchat @erika_owens You’ve been quoted in my #Storify story “#WJchat on Jan. 22” http://t.co/NMpKb3u7Id

Camille Lieurance
@CLieuranc


6:13 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
@sojcsuzi #WJchat on Jan. 22 http://t.co/NMpKb3u7Id #storify #wjchat

Camille Lieurance
@CLieuranc


6:13 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
@taylorewilder You’ve been quoted in my #Storify story “#WJchat on Jan. 22” http://t.co/NMpKb3u7Id

Camille Lieurance
@CLieuranc


6:14 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
RT @tylrfishr: @wjchat @taylorewilder Some fellowships, like mine, are for funding independent projects. #wjchat

wjchat
@wjchat


6:14 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
.@tycurry_ Clippings are more important for project-based fellowships. They show you can work, and its quality. #WJChat

Saleem Khan
@SaleemChat


6:14 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
RT @wjchat: Q9 @taylorewilder asks: How is a fellowship different from an actual job? What are some of the benefits? #wjchat

Saleem Khan
@SaleemChat


6:14 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
@wjchat @taylorewilder Fellowships have set start/end date & are narrowly focused generally. But you learn a lot in a short blast #wjchat

Shaminder Dulai
@SDulai


6:14 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
Missing #wjchat because I’ve got to get at least one of my printers to work so I can apply to all the things… <waves hello>

Andr Natta
@acnatta


6:14 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
@SDulai #wjchat Q: What are your tips on applying to ICFJ as a photog? Did you apply to minority & social justice apps both? Thanks!

FonografiaCollective
@fonocollective


6:15 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
RT @wjchat RT @tylrfishr: @wjchat @taylorewilder Some fellowships, like mine, are for funding independent projects. #wjchat

Elisa Tinsley
@elisatin


6:15 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
@SDulai ah that makes sense. Sounds like a more in-depth internship. Checking out now. Great to meet you all. #wjchat

Taylor Wilder
@taylorewilder


6:15 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
RT @Ketchcast: .@wjchat If you’re an experienced journalist. How long should you wait to apply for a fellowship? I’ve been told about 5-6 y

CAJ
@CdnAssocJourn


6:15 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
@wjchat @taylorewilder benefits abound! You get to focus on a project, work with a cohort, travel a ton, chart your own path #wjchat

erika owens
@erika_owens


6:15 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
RT @erika_owens: @wjchat @taylorewilder benefits abound! You get to focus on a project, work with a cohort, travel a ton, chart your own pa

wjchat
@wjchat


6:15 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
.@tycurry_ Be sure the clips are your work. I’ve seen the poorly skilled submit clips worked over by editors/producers. We find out. #wjchat

Saleem Khan
@SaleemChat


6:16 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
@wjchatn A9 Fellowships end, and for journalists there is no motivation like a deadline to get a big project done. #wjchat

Meena Thiruvengadam
@Meena_Thiru


6:16 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
@fonocollective I’m what 2004 called a “backpack journalist” so I pitched an integrated written, photo & video strategy. #wjchat

Shaminder Dulai
@SDulai


6:16 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
Hi @wjchat Ive been following and lurking for a long time now but this is my first time chiming in. This is a GREAT topic, thanks! #wjchat

Rosa Trieu
@rosatrieu


6:17 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
@Meena_Thiru oooh, awesome point. The end date can be scary+motivating. You’ll likely have new opportunities at the end, too. #wjchat

erika owens
@erika_owens


6:17 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
Q10…#wjchat

wjchat
@wjchat


6:17 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
@wjchat I typoed. A9 Fellowships end, and for journalists there is no motivation like a deadline to get a big project done. #wjchat

Meena Thiruvengadam
@Meena_Thiru


6:18 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
#WJchat #A9 Fellowship vary. Some are more like work (OpenNews) others are more academic and research (Nieman), or hybrid (Knight Stanford).

Saleem Khan
@SaleemChat


6:18 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
Q10: So, what happens after your fellowship is over? What are post-fellowship life and career like? #wjchat

wjchat
@wjchat


6:18 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
@wjchat @Meena_Thiru Ain’t no party like a journalism party because a journalism party has a deadline. #30 #wjchat

Shaminder Dulai
@SDulai


6:18 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
RT @wjchat: Q10: So, what happens after your fellowship is over? What are post-fellowship life and career like? #wjchat

Kristopher Fortin
@lapaperboy


6:19 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
@wjchat A10 it’s really up to you. Dig deeper into part of what you learned, move to a new org, ride the conference circuit. #wjchat

erika owens
@erika_owens


6:19 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
@SaleemChat Yikes, no good can come from plagiarism! How many clippings are generally necessary to be a strong applicant? #wjchat

Tyler Curry
@tycurry_


6:19 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
@wjchat MT @SaleemChat A9 Some are more like work (OpenNews) others are more academic (Nieman), or hybrid (Knight Stanford). #Wjchat

Meena Thiruvengadam
@Meena_Thiru


6:19 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
@fonocollective @SDulai Tips on applying to ICFJ as photog? Photo proposal can be submitted. Multimedia can make it more appealing. #wjchat

Elisa Tinsley
@elisatin


6:19 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
@gteresa @tycurry_ @wjchat Good question and thanks for the advice! #wjchat

Connie K. Ho
@ConnieKHo


6:19 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
RT @SaleemChat: .@tycurry_ Clippings are more important for project-based fellowships. They show you can work, and its quality. #WJChat

Tyler Curry
@tycurry_


6:19 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
@wjchat A10 Also, take full advantage of your Fellowship organization. Push them to help you. We want to help. Don’t be shy. #wjchat

erika owens
@erika_owens


6:19 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
@wjchat Q10 My story is still undecided (hi! hire me!). But other fellows find jobs, start companies, and do amazing things #wjchat

Tyler Fisher
@tylrfishr


6:19 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
RT @elisatin: @fonocollective @SDulai Tips on applying to ICFJ as photog? Photo proposal can be submitted. Multimedia can make it more appe

Kristopher Fortin
@lapaperboy


6:19 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
RT @wjchat: Q10: So, what happens after your fellowship is over? What are post-fellowship life and career like? #wjchat

Saleem Khan
@SaleemChat


6:20 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
@wjchat Q10 What to do after your fellowship ends? A: http://t.co/DitObcNGyj You keep digging and growing. #wjchat

Shaminder Dulai
@SDulai


6:20 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
RT @wjchat: This week, we’re talking about FELLOWSHIPS how to find them, how and when to apply, and how to win! #wjchat

shauna rempel
@ShaunaRempel


6:20 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
@tylrfishr @wjchat That’s exciting to hear #wjchat

Connie K. Ho
@ConnieKHo


6:20 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
RT @wjchat: Pitch a host or topic to #wjchat: http://t.co/vcsqlhZwRt

shauna rempel
@ShaunaRempel


6:20 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
RT @erika_owens @wjchat A10 … take advantage of your Fellowship organization. Push them to help. We want to help. Don’t be shy. #wjchat

Elisa Tinsley
@elisatin


6:20 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
RT @erika_owens: @wjchat A10 Also, take full advantage of your Fellowship organization. Push them to help you. We want to help. Don’t be sh

Meena Thiruvengadam
@Meena_Thiru


6:20 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
boom. RT @SDulai: @wjchat Q10 What to do after your fellowship ends? A: http://t.co/YQfLmdQiib You keep digging and growing. #wjchat

wjchat
@wjchat


6:20 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
RT @ConnieKHo: @gteresa @tycurry_ @wjchat Good question and thanks for the advice! #wjchat

Tyler Curry
@tycurry_


6:20 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
RT @tylrfishr: @wjchat Q10 My story is still undecided (hi! hire me!). But other fellows find jobs, start companies, and do amazing things

wjchat
@wjchat


6:20 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
RT @elisatin @fonocollective Tips on applying to ICFJ as PJ? Photo proposal can be submitted. Multimedia can make it more appealing. #wjchat

Shaminder Dulai
@SDulai


6:21 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
#WJChat #A10 After a fellowship ends, you can hopefully take the experience back to your newsroom. If not, a new start. Transition is hard.

Saleem Khan
@SaleemChat


6:21 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
RT @elisatin @erika_owens A10 … take advantage of your Fellowship organization. Push them to help. We want to help. Don’t be shy. #wjchat

Shaminder Dulai
@SDulai


6:22 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
RT @SaleemChat: #WJChat #A10 After a fellowship ends, you can hopefully take the experience back to your newsroom. If not, a new start. Tra

wjchat
@wjchat


6:22 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
@rosatrieu @wjchat I agree, fellowships are an important topic and everyone’s given some helpful tips #wjchat

Connie K. Ho
@ConnieKHo


6:22 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
@rosatrieu Welcome, Rosa! :) #wjchat

wjchat
@wjchat


6:23 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
*phew!* Time for our last question of the night…. #wjchat

wjchat
@wjchat


6:23 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
@wjchat After the fellowship: continue being the passionate badass you are. Keep in touch with the resource of the fellowship. Grow. #wjchat

Shaminder Dulai
@SDulai


6:23 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
Did I hear a mic drop? RT @wjchat: boom. RT @SDulai: @wjchat Q10 What to do after your fellowship ends? A: http://t.co/nJVNYYvVmi . #wjchat

Lindsay M Hood
@loolindsayhoo


6:23 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
RT @loolindsayhoo: Did I hear a mic drop? RT @wjchat: boom. RT @SDulai: @wjchat Q10 What to do after your fellowship ends? A: http://t.co/n

wjchat
@wjchat


6:23 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
@wjchat A10 Also, sometimes you just go back to work and find out your colleagues turned your desk into a phone book fort. #wjchat

Meena Thiruvengadam
@Meena_Thiru


6:23 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
Q11: Where are the best places to discover fellowship opportunities? Which fellowships are up for grabs NOW that look awesome? #wjchat

wjchat
@wjchat


6:23 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
.@tycurry_ It’s shocking how much casual or procedural plagiarism creeps into some people’s work. Your clips should represent YOU. #wjchat

Saleem Khan
@SaleemChat


6:24 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
Dipping into #wjchat on fellowships. I’ve made a list of #journalism fellowships with upcoming deadlines here: http://t.co/BB3W6fxW6m

shauna rempel
@ShaunaRempel


6:24 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
@ShaunaReporter How did you get started? :) BTW: I love black girls that code! #wjchat #j205

Polly Irungu
@pollyirungu


6:24 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
RT @wjchat: Q11: Where are the best places to discover fellowship opportunities? Which fellowships are up for grabs NOW that look awesome?

Saleem Khan
@SaleemChat


6:24 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
@wjchat A11 Students: The AP/Google Journalism and Technology Scholarship is accepting applications now! http://t.co/bZF2iEHick #wjchat

Tyler Fisher
@tylrfishr


6:24 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
PREACH! RT @SDulai: @wjchat Q10 What to do after your fellowship ends? A: http://t.co/eZ3qvXxP8Z You keep digging and growing. #wjchat

Kristopher Fortin
@lapaperboy


6:24 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
@SOJCSuzi Here is my Storify including all the interesting tweets I read tonight! #WJCHAT http://t.co/w8Ng2wilj4

Hannah Minton
@hannah_mint


6:24 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
RT @CLieuranc: @taylorewilder You’ve been quoted in my #Storify story “#WJchat on Jan. 22” http://t.co/NMpKb3u7Id

Katherine Peach
@ktpeaches


6:24 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
@wjchat A11 I’m always looking for deadlines to add to the @source events listing, please pass any along. #wjchat

erika owens
@erika_owens


6:24 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
@Meena_Thiru @wjchat hahaha! #wjchat what an epic return

Kelly Chen
@chenkx


6:24 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
@wjchat Yes, please share, I’m looking. #wjchat

CzarNicholas Slayton
@NSlayton


6:24 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
@wjchat Q11: Where are the best places to discover fellowships? Which fellowships are up for grabs NOW that look awesome? #wjchat

Meena Thiruvengadam
@Meena_Thiru


6:24 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
RT @wjchat: Q1A [for everyone to answer!] How do you know when you’re ready for a fellowship in your career? #wjchat

Tanya Ballard Brown
@TdoubleB


6:24 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
RT @tylrfishr: @wjchat A11 Students: The AP/Google Journalism and Technology Scholarship is accepting applications now! http://t.co/bZF2iEH

wjchat
@wjchat


6:24 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
RT @erika_owens: @wjchat A11 I’m always looking for deadlines to add to the @source events listing, please pass any along. #wjchat

wjchat
@wjchat


6:25 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
@SDulai oh thank you! What are you experienced with? #wjchat #j205

Polly Irungu
@pollyirungu


6:25 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
RT @ShaunaRempel: Dipping into #wjchat on fellowships. I’ve made a list of #journalism fellowships with upcoming deadlines here: http://t.c

Connie K. Ho
@ConnieKHo


6:25 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
For fellowship opportunities for journos posted by ICFJ and many others, visit http://t.co/H6kIvrUIYf and http://t.co/mLvLVSTU7u. #wjchat

Elisa Tinsley
@elisatin


6:25 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
#WJChat #A11 @ShaunaRempel’s list might be a good place to start a search for fellowships. http://t.co/oXVCaa1E1X

Saleem Khan
@SaleemChat


6:25 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
RT @SDulai: @wjchat After the fellowship: continue being the passionate badass you are. Keep in touch with the resource of the fellowship.

Polly Irungu
@pollyirungu


6:25 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
@ShaunaRempel Thanks for sharing #wjchat

Connie K. Ho
@ConnieKHo


6:25 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
RT @SaleemChat: #WJChat #A11 @ShaunaRempel’s list might be a good place to start a search for fellowships. http://t.co/oXVCaa1E1X

wjchat
@wjchat


6:25 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
RT @erika_owens: @wjchat A10 Also, take full advantage of your Fellowship organization. Push them to help you. We want to help. Don’t be sh

Balbir Singh
@balbir_singh76


6:25 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
RT @elisatin: For fellowship opportunities for journos posted by ICFJ and many others, visit http://t.co/H6kIvrUIYf and http://t.co/mLvLVST

wjchat
@wjchat


6:26 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
RT @elisatin: And … ICFJ’s U.S.-Austrian Journalism Exchange Fellowships. Spend six weeks reporting in Austria. Apply by May 4, 2014 #wjc

Daniela’s Lair
@dcap


6:26 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
@wjchat Q11: There are tons of fellowships out there for all sorts of stuff. Training, project funding, edu sabbaticals. Find yours #wjchat

Shaminder Dulai
@SDulai


6:26 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
Ditto RT @karenkho: Hi, I’m Karen. I’m a writer in Toronto who’s interested in hearing about fellowships that also accept Canadians. #wjchat

shauna rempel
@ShaunaRempel


6:26 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
@wjchat Thanks to everyone for sharing your tips, I learned a lot. And thanks @chenkx for running @wjchat account tonight! #wjchat

Teresa Gorman
@gteresa


6:26 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
RT @erika_owens: @wjchat A11 I’m always looking for deadlines to add to the @source events listing, please pass any along. #wjchat

Saleem Khan
@SaleemChat


6:26 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
RT @elisatin: For fellowship opportunities for journos posted by ICFJ and many others, visit http://t.co/H6kIvrUIYf and http://t.co/mLvLVST

Eduardo Riveros
@movilytablet


6:26 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
*plug* @cironline and a bunch of other cool newsrooms are still accepting Google Journalism Fellowship apps: http://t.co/0oyZFoQQmC #wjchat

Kelly Chen
@chenkx


6:26 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
RT @elisatin: For fellowship opportunities for journos posted by ICFJ and many others, visit http://t.co/H6kIvrUIYf and http://t.co/mLvLVST

Daniela’s Lair
@dcap


6:26 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
RT @chenkx: *plug* @cironline and a bunch of other cool newsrooms are still accepting Google Journalism Fellowship apps: http://t.co/0oyZFo

Saleem Khan
@SaleemChat


6:26 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
RT @scottleadingham: Students: If applying for journalism internships, put Twitter handle on resume along with email/phone. Yes, it’s that

shauna rempel
@ShaunaRempel


6:26 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
@wjchat A11. Agree with @elisatin that http://t.co/FDkcszHKXg and http://t.co/HGTYPqiN7x are great sources. #wjchat

Meena Thiruvengadam
@Meena_Thiru


6:26 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
RT @ShaunaRempel: Ditto RT @karenkho: Hi, I’m Karen. I’m a writer in Toronto who’s interested in hearing about fellowships that also accept

Monika Moravan
@MonikaMoravan25


6:26 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
@wjchat the apps team you get to work with are prettttty awesome. I can vouch. #wjchat

Kelly Chen
@chenkx


6:26 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
@wjchat A11 this summer applications will open for 2015 Knight-Mozilla Fellows: http://t.co/ole1FKMGkx Questions welcome yearound. #wjchat

erika owens
@erika_owens


6:27 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
RT @erika_owens: @wjchat A11 this summer applications will open for 2015 Knight-Mozilla Fellows: http://t.co/ole1FKMGkx Questions welcome y

wjchat
@wjchat


6:27 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
@pollyirungu @ShaunaReporter Me too – I love the mission and work of @BlackGirlsCode #wjchat

Connie K. Ho
@ConnieKHo


6:27 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
RT @ShaunaRempel: Dipping into #wjchat on fellowships. I’ve made a list of #journalism fellowships with upcoming deadlines here: http://t.c

Katherine Peach
@ktpeaches


6:27 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
RT @erika_owens @wjchat A11 this summer applications open for 2015 Knight-Mozilla Fellows: http://t.co/37cyEQvYbx Questions welcome. #wjchat

Elisa Tinsley
@elisatin


6:27 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
RT @ShaunaRempel: Dipping into #wjchat on fellowships. I’ve made a list of #journalism fellowships with upcoming deadlines here: http://t.c

RJAA
@RyeJournAlumni


6:27 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
@wjchat A HUGE list: http://t.co/LbWomF3Gnj Even more: http://t.co/FBxG3BRK45 #wjchat

Shaminder Dulai
@SDulai


6:27 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
–> RT @SDulai: @wjchat A HUGE list: http://t.co/tOnFt2oLbX Even more: http://t.co/ovTVYQt7YQ #wjchat

wjchat
@wjchat


6:27 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
MT @erika_owens: @wjchat A11 this summer applications will open for 2015 Knight-Mozilla Fellows: http://t.co/GdgNDMLkq6 #wjchat

Lindsay M Hood
@loolindsayhoo


6:28 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
RT @Meena_Thiru: @wjchat A11. Agree with @elisatin that http://t.co/FDkcszHKXg and http://t.co/HGTYPqiN7x are great sources. #wjchat

Lyndsey Wajert
@Lwajert


6:28 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
That’s it from us this week! Thanks so much for hanging out. #wjchat

wjchat
@wjchat


6:28 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
@ShaunaRempel thanks for posting the list of fellowships. Really helpful to sift thru the masses #wjchat

Katherine Peach
@ktpeaches


6:28 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
@wjchat this was super fun. Thanks so much for the opportunity and all the great conversation #wjchat

erika owens
@erika_owens


6:28 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
RT @wjchat –> RT @SDulai: @wjchat A HUGE list: http://t.co/Z5e3GIa1qO Even more: http://t.co/urB3oVVasx #wjchat

Elisa Tinsley
@elisatin


6:28 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
BIG hugs and thanks to our panel of awesome! @erika_owens, @tylrfishr, @Meena_Thiru and @SDulai #wjchat

wjchat
@wjchat


6:29 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
@SaleemChat (p2) W/o print clippings, are professional affiliations necessary? Should indie Journalists apply 2 fellowships? #wjchat

Tyler Curry
@tycurry_


6:29 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
@wjchat Have a great night! Thanks so much for facilitating the chat, learned a ton #wjchat

Connie K. Ho
@ConnieKHo


6:29 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
@Hay_Kretzel You’ve been quoted in my #Storify story “Some great answers to Question 4 in tonight’s #wjchat. ” http://t.co/YkEB6mrXmN

Freddy D Gompf III
@FreddyG1974


6:29 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
Some great answers to Question 4 in tonight’s #wjchat. http://t.co/YkEB6mrXmN #storify #wjchat @SOJCSuzi

Freddy D Gompf III
@FreddyG1974


6:29 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
@SDulai @tylrfishr You’ve been quoted in my #Storify story “Some great answers to Question 4 in tonight’s #wjchat. ” http://t.co/YkEB6mrXmN

Freddy D Gompf III
@FreddyG1974


6:29 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
@wjchat You’ve been quoted in my #Storify story “Some great answers to Question 4 in tonight’s #wjchat. ” http://t.co/YkEB6mrXmN

Freddy D Gompf III
@FreddyG1974


6:29 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
@erika_owens You’ve been quoted in my #Storify story “Some great answers to Question 4 in tonight’s #wjchat. ” http://t.co/YkEB6mrXmN

Freddy D Gompf III
@FreddyG1974


6:29 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
The key to getting a fellowship or the like is to understand the objectives of the granter and HONESTLY assess if you can meet them. #wjchat

Saleem Khan
@SaleemChat


6:29 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
RT @ConnieKHo: @wjchat Have a great night! Thanks so much for facilitating the chat, learned a ton #wjchat

Rosa Trieu
@rosatrieu


6:29 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
@wjchat Thanks for hosting this terrific chat! #wjchat

Elisa Tinsley
@elisatin


6:29 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
@wjchat awesome time. night! #wjchat

Kristopher Fortin
@lapaperboy


6:29 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
@wjchat @erika_owens @tylrfishr @Meena_Thiru High 5s all around, I hope this was helpful. If anyone has Qs, please hit me up. #wjchat

Shaminder Dulai
@SDulai


6:30 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
@wjchat @erika_owens @Meena_Thiru @SDulai My first time hosting and it was awesome! #wjchat

Tyler Fisher
@tylrfishr


6:30 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
We’re signing off now, but feel free to talk amongst yourselves. #wjchat

wjchat
@wjchat


6:30 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
@wjchat A11 Look for fellowships from @BizJournalism, @ICFJ, @knightfdn, @niemanfdn, @KDMC, @aaja, @spj_tweets … #wjchat

Meena Thiruvengadam
@Meena_Thiru


6:30 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
Reminder: Pitch a host or topic to #wjchat –> http://t.co/vcsqlhZwRt

wjchat
@wjchat


6:30 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
RT @wjchat Reminder: Pitch a host or topic to #wjchat –> http://t.co/PsH1zDUoMU

Shaminder Dulai
@SDulai


6:31 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
RT @scottleadingham: Students: If applying for journalism internships, put Twitter handle on resume along with email/phone. Yes, it’s that

Karen K. Ho
@karenkho


6:31 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
.@tycurry_ Don’t worry about professional affiliations. Your work speaks. If yours doesn’t create an object, ask granter for advice. #wjchat

Saleem Khan
@SaleemChat


6:31 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
RT @scottleadingham: Students: If applying for journalism internships, put Twitter handle on resume along with email/phone. Yes, it’s that

Naila Jinnah
@NailaJ


6:32 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
@wjchat Good night and thanks for hanging out with us #wjchat!

Kelly Chen
@chenkx


6:32 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
@wjchat sorry I missed this! Is someone storyfing this #wjchat?

Maite Fernandez
@maits


6:32 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
RT @Meena_Thiru: @wjchat A11 Look for fellowships from @BizJournalism, @ICFJ, @knightfdn, @niemanfdn, @KDMC, @aaja, @spj_tweets … #wjchat

wjchat
@wjchat


6:32 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
That’s all for me tonight, all. I’m @saleemkhan if you want to connect. This is my chat-only account. If you visit Toronto, say hi. #wjchat

Saleem Khan
@SaleemChat


6:33 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
@wjchat Good night folks, it’s been a pleasure! If anyone wants to ask me about ICFJ, Poynter, Hearst or Mozilla-Knight, please do #wjchat

Shaminder Dulai
@SDulai


6:33 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
RT @SDulai: @wjchat Good night folks, it’s been a pleasure! If anyone wants to ask me about ICFJ, Poynter, Hearst or Mozilla-Knight, please

wjchat
@wjchat


6:34 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
.@maits @wjchat Chats are archived at http://t.co/CjlNJ0ukUl #wjchat

Saleem Khan
@SaleemChat


6:37 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
Last thoughts on fellowships: Apply, be honest, show your own work that’s representative, and be original. #wjchat

Saleem Khan
@SaleemChat


6:37 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
Learned a lot from #wjchat this week. Thanks @gteresa, @SaleemChat, @elisatin and @sdulai!

Tyler Curry
@tycurry_


6:38 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
RT @ShaunaRempel: Dipping into #wjchat on fellowships. I’ve made a list of #journalism fellowships with upcoming deadlines here: http://t.c

Dan Fumano
@fumano


6:45 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
Via @RyeJournAlumni: Looking to apply for a journalism fellowship? A VERY long list for you to check out. http://t.co/zTeTUB0nZ0 #wjchat

shauna rempel
@ShaunaRempel


6:47 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
RT @ShaunaRempel: Via @RyeJournAlumni: Looking to apply for a journalism fellowship? A VERY long list for you to check out. http://t.co/zTe

Amy Dempsey
@amydempsey


6:48 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
RT @ShaunaRempel: Via @RyeJournAlumni: Looking to apply for a journalism fellowship? A VERY long list for you to check out. http://t.co/zTe

Karen K. Ho
@karenkho


6:48 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
RT @SaleemChat: The key to getting a fellowship or the like is to understand the objectives of the granter and HONESTLY assess if you can m

shauna rempel
@ShaunaRempel


6:48 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
RT @FreddyG1974: Some great answers to Question 4 in tonight’s #wjchat. http://t.co/YkEB6mrXmN #storify #wjchat @SOJCSuzi

shauna rempel
@ShaunaRempel


6:49 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
RT @elisatin: For fellowship opportunities for journos posted by ICFJ and many others, visit http://t.co/H6kIvrUIYf and http://t.co/mLvLVST

shauna rempel
@ShaunaRempel


6:50 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
RT @Meena_Thiru: @wjchat A11 Look for fellowships from @BizJournalism, @ICFJ, @knightfdn, @niemanfdn, @KDMC, @aaja, @spj_tweets … #wjchat

shauna rempel
@ShaunaRempel


6:53 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
RT @tylrfishr: @wjchat A11 Students: The AP/Google Journalism and Technology Scholarship is accepting applications now! http://t.co/bZF2iEH

Piali Roy
@PialiRoy


6:54 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
#wjchat -ers, I missed tonight but am happy to talk to any prospective #nieman #berkman fellows. Message me. @wjchat

Laura (Norton) Amico
@LauraNorton


6:58 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
RT @LauraNorton: #wjchat -ers, I missed tonight but am happy to talk to any prospective #nieman #berkman fellows. Message me. @wjchat

Saleem Khan
@SaleemChat


6:58 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
Taylor’s #J205 #wjchat @Storify: MT @taylorewilder: @SOJCSuzi http:// http://t.co/412F5glkGX Enjoy!

Suzi Steffen
@SOJCSuzi


6:59 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
#J205 MT @FreddyG1974: Some great answers to Question 4 in tonight’s #wjchat. http://t.co/QTwWUXg0zb #storify @SOJCSuzi

Suzi Steffen
@SOJCSuzi


6:59 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
#J205 RT @hannah_mint: @SOJCSuzi Here is my Storify including all the interesting tweets I read tonight! #WJCHAT http://t.co/SUYYfWb8sD

Suzi Steffen
@SOJCSuzi


7:00 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
#J205 #wjchat MT @CMcSperitt: @SOJCsuzi Check out this great story on Storify! http://t.co/cfnxfkOHHZ

Suzi Steffen
@SOJCSuzi


7:00 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
RT @erika_owens: @wjchat A11 this summer applications will open for 2015 Knight-Mozilla Fellows: http://t.co/ole1FKMGkx Questions welcome y

Saleem Khan
@SaleemChat


7:01 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
RT @tylrfishr: @wjchat A11 Students: The AP/Google Journalism and Technology Scholarship is accepting applications now! http://t.co/bZF2iEH

Suzi Steffen
@SOJCSuzi


7:08 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
RT @ShaunaRempel: Via @RyeJournAlumni: Looking to apply for a journalism fellowship? A VERY long list for you to check out. http://t.co/zTe

Saleem Khan
@SaleemChat


7:19 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
.@tycurry_ Missed on. Clip requirements vary. I always preferred fewer. Three to seven usually gives a good sense of one’s work. #wjchat

Saleem Khan
@SaleemChat


7:58 p.m. PST | 01.22.2014
RT @chenkx: *plug* @cironline and a bunch of other cool newsrooms are still accepting Google Journalism Fellowship apps: http://t.co/0oyZFo

Mark Katches
@markkatches


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