HBCU Digital Media Institute

The Dow Jones News Fund HBCU Digital Media Institute will offer fellowships for three days of training in digital media to increase fluency with the latest news-gathering software and storytelling techniques including podcasting, website design, videography, social media management, data visualization, immersive projects and coding. The Institute, based at Florida A&M University in Tallahassee, Fla., is aimed at promoting digital skills that are crucial to the success of journalists in today’s media industry. Fellows will be fully funded by the Dow Jones News Fund HBCU Digital Media Institute. The Institute will be held virtually.

Who should apply?

  • Rising sophomores, juniors and seniors at HBCUs with an interest in learning digital media techniques
  • HBCU students interested in bringing digital media skills to their student media outlet

Application Deadline: May 7, 2021

Event Date: May 26-28, 2021