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Reflect America Fellowship

Washington D.C., DC, USA

We’re looking for someone who stays on top of the news, is well-versed on a wide range of topics, and wants to learn and grow in one of the nation’s most dynamic newsrooms. In this fellowship, you’ll find, vet and book a diversity of experts and everyday people for stories and interviews on the radio, online and in podcasts. You’ll do a reporting rotation on one of NPR’s news desks, and you’ll support NPR and Member stations as we build a public media workforce that reflects America. 

You’ll expand your skills and portfolio in an innovative newsroom with an unparalleled storytelling legacy. Come work and learn alongside journalists whose award-winning stories inform millions of people and provoke change. 

This is a full-time, 12-month fellowship that begins on March 2, 2020. The position is based at NPR headquarters in Washington, D.C. The application deadline is Sunday, December 15, 2019 at 11:59 p.m. ET.

Areas of Responsibility: 
  • Work with editors, producers and reporters to source new, diverse voices and get them on the air, in podcasts and into online stories
  • Report for three months with one of NPR’s core News teams
  • Work with NPR researchers on our ongoing sourcing efforts, helping NPR and Member stations find new ways to keep tabs on the diversity of sources
  • Support NPR’s participation in the Think.Public.Media initiative to train and recruit journalists at minority journalism conferences
  • Other duties as assigned
Educational Background: 
A college degree or equivalent work experience
  • At least two years journalism experience (including internships and fellowships) in any medium
  • Fluency in digital journalism and social media platforms
  • Proven ability to work independently and collaboratively
  • High-quality writing skills


  • Fluency in another language, especially in Spanish
  • Experience with sourcing and reaching out to subject-matter experts
  • Project management skills 

Organization Info

National Public Radio, Inc.

Washington, DC, United States
About Us

NPR's mission is to work in partnership with member stations to create a more informed public-one challenged and invigorated by a deeper understanding and appreciation of events, ideas and cultures. To accomplish our mission, NPR produces, acquires and distributes programming that meets the highest standards of public service in journalism and cultural expression. Our vision is to serve the public as the leading provider of high quality news, information and cultural programming worldwide.

Listing Stats

Post Date: 
Nov 13 2019
Active Until: 
Dec 14 2019
Hiring Organization: 
National Public Radio, Inc.