Apply for the MPR News Fellowship
The Minnesota Public Radio News Fellowship is a program that will bring people to share their backgrounds and experiences together. The goal of this year's fellowship is to bring high school students or young adults to discuss and analyze the contemporary world.
Fellows will attend four weeknight discussions and two roundtable receptions. You will also be asked to draw upon your own personal experiences, views and opinions during the discussions - some of which will be edited for possible broadcast or Internet distribution.
Interested? Complete the following application. Include a short bio, an explanation of why you want to become a News Fellow and a brief listing of your top concerns for today's world.
Applications are due by March 12, 2010. Fellows must agree to attend all Fellowship events and to participate fully and with civility in all discussions. Selected candidates must grant MPR or its related organizations permission to use their name, biography, and likeness for promotional or informational purposes on the Web site, on the air, or in print.
Candidates will be selected based on how their ideas, ability to express themselves verbally and background contribute to the diversity of the News Fellowship as a whole. Applicants may be contacted for a phone interview. All applicants will be notified of their status by March 31, 2010. There is no direct or indirect paid compensation for the Fellowship.
You must be 13 or older to submit information to Minnesota Public Radio. Applicants 18 and under must have parental or guardian approval prior to participating. By submitting your News Fellow application, you acknowledge public radio producers may contact you or your guardian for more information or for a phone interview. Interview questions may cover your personal and community affiliations.