Programs & Resources


Our free, all-expenses-paid programs help journalists understand the complex issues they cover. The programs are balanced and non-partisan, with on-the-record speakers including expert journalists, authorities and policymakers. Programs for international journalists are presented under the Journalist-to-Journalist banner, and offer enhanced opportunities in other countries to grapple with journalism practices and discuss issues. After each program, the audio and PowerPoint presentations, handouts, photos, videos or other resources are posted on our website. You’ll find them, along with applications for current programs, at the links below.

Upcoming Programs

Paul Miller Washington Reporting Fellowship 2014-2015
Date: September 2014 - June 2015
Location: Washington, DC

The Paul Miller Washington Reporting Fellowship is the National Press Foundation’s signature Washington education program for DC-based journalists. Through nine, daylong seminars – once a month, from September through June—this fellowship program provides a primer on Washington agencies, institutions and organizations, while delivering fresh sources, story ideas and unparalleled opportunities to get to know and learn from other journalists. On-the-record access to officials, experts and seasoned journalists, along with site visits and innovative online tools training, enhance and add insight to the topics journalists cover.

Lung Health Media Training Barcelona, Spain 2014
Date: October 27 - November 1, 2014
Location: Barcelona, Spain

The Journalist to Journalist Lung Health Media Training is an all-expenses-paid, six day fellowship for international health journalists of the National Press Foundation and the International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease. This 6th annual program is a three-day intensive training followed by full access to the 45th Union World Conference on Lung Health—the premier international gathering of lung health researchers and others.

China Now: Entrepreneurship and More 2014
Date: November 13 - 22, 2014
Location: Shanghai, China

The National Press Foundation and Fudan University are collaborating to offer a 10-day, all-expenses-paid fellowship for U.S. journalists in Shanghai, China.

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Application Deadline: August 25, 2014
Cancer Issues 2014
Date: December 7-10, 2014
Location: NPF Offices

All-expenses-paid fellowships including travel, lodging and most meals for a four-day immersion in the latest research and policy thinking around cancer issues.

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Programs for international journalists. Free, all-expenses paid. Rewarding discussions with world-renowned experts on scientific, health and other subjects. Practical journalism training. Mentors. Social media follow up.

What Journalists are Saying

I feel well equipped to tackle stories on lung disease, particularly TB, in my region now. The program gave me a good scientific background in lung disease and a better medical and historical context with which to approach those stories.

Radha Chitale, J2J Lung Health Issues Fellow- Kuala Lumpur 2012
Medical Tribune, Singapore