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Work at Westword as a News-Reporting Fellow

Work at Westword as a News-Reporting Fellow
James Florio
Would you like to see your own stories on this page? As part of its commitment to covering Denver, Westword is offering a paid news-reporting fellowship, with a start date in August.

Our fellowship program presents an unparalleled opportunity for young writers who wish to pursue a career in local watchdog journalism. Our fellowships are writing and reporting jobs; our fellows don't compile listings, go for coffee or complete research for other writers. Instead, they work intensively with an experienced mentor to produce high-impact locally reported journalism. This is not a remote position: Our office is open, with plenty of space to socially distance.

Our fellowships are six-month jobs that pay $650 per week, with benefits. You can learn more about the program here.

Interested parties should email a cover letter, résumé and writing/reporting samples to:

Andy Van De Voorde, Executive Associate Editor, Voice Media Group [email protected]
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