Fellowships and Briefings for Journalists

The National Press Foundation has been offering high-level training for journalists for 40 years. All training is provided at no cost to journalists or their news organization, and all training is on the record. NPF’s president and director of training have decades of journalism experience, bringing a real-world understanding of the news business and the resources journalists on deadline need to meet their obligation to inform the public.

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Apply for 2021 Paul Miller Washington Reporting Fellowship
Deadline to apply: Dec. 14, 2020
Fellowship: Jan.-Dec., 2021
Washington, D.C.
Insights From Insiders
For more than 30 years, the Paul Miller Washington Reporting Fellowship has introduced promising young(ish) Washington reporters to the city they have been assigned to cover. For nine sessions in 2021, this one-day-a-month fellowship will give journalists an intensive and lively overview of reporting in the capital. They’ll learn about politics and policy from regulators, lawmakers, experts and the best reporters in the business.
Briefing: Dec. 1 — Presidents vs. the Press
Dec. 1, 2020, 1:00 p.m. Eastern
Online Briefing with Q&A
The White House and the Press: A Conversation with Historian Harold Holzer
Presidents and journalists have been at war since before the White House even existed.
Briefing: Dec. 2 — The Coming Battle Over Paid Family Leave
Dec. 2, 2020, 1:00 p.m. Eastern
Online Briefing with Q&A
The Coming Battle Over Paid Family Leave
As the pandemic worsens, the new Congress will face calls to help those for whom caregiving leads to poverty.
Why NPF Matters

The primary mission of the National Press Foundation is to increase journalists’ knowledge of complex issues in order to improve public understanding. The foundation recognizes and encourages excellence in journalism through its awards and programs.