Experience the MJ Bear Fellowship: Videos from the Inaugural Fellows

By on April 26, 2012

Thinking about applying for the MJ Bear Fellowship? Our first group of fellows talk about their experience and give advice on why you should apply.

Laura Amico, the founder and editor of Homicide Watch D.C. in Washington, D.C., a website that covers every homicide in the nation’s capital, and includes news, obituaries, profiles, court documents and memorials.

Lucas Timmons, a data journalist and web producer for The Edmonton Journal in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.

Lam Thuy Vo, a multimedia reporter at NPR’s Planet Money, formerly with The Wall Street Journal in Hong Kong.

Applications are now open. Find out more about eligibility here.


Jennifer Mizgata

Jennifer Mizgata is Director of Programs at the Online News Association, where she leads the Women's Leadership Accelerator. At ONA, Jennifer focuses on identifying talented digital journalists and innovative journalism projects and providing them with support. Jennifer is a business and design strategist with over a decade of experience creating industry-changing training programs, investing in award-winning projects, and managing key relationships with journalism partners and tech stakeholders. She regularly coaches managers, senior leaders and entrepreneurs on challenges related to their careers and launching new ventures. Jennifer shares advice for navigating tough work challenges in Work Space, a monthly column for Fortune.