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Early-Career Tips From Our 2017 MJ Bear Fellows

Presented at ONA17
September 18, 2017
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Our newest MJ Bear Fellows will discuss their innovative projects and share tips on how to early-career journalists can get buy-in on their ideas and make creative projects happen. Learn about potential pitfalls, the delicate art of getting a “yes” from newsroom leadership, creative problem-solving and more. The MJ Bear Fellowship honors three outstanding journalists under 30 each year whose innovative work in independent, community and corporate news represents the best of new media. Learn more about the MJ Bear Fellowship!

This session is designed for:

  • Early-career journalists wondering how to tackle a big project
  • Those considering applying to journalism fellowship programs who want to learn more about how to market your project
  • Anyone interested in meeting innovative emerging leaders and learning more about their ongoing work


Subhashish Panigrahi
Chapter Development Manager/ Asia Pacific
Kelly Moffitt
Online Producer, StoryCorps
Mollie Bloudoff-Indelicato
Freelance Reporter and Editor, DiverseSources.org


Benét Wilson
Owner / Editor in Chief, The Points Guy
Jennifer Mizgata
Director of Programs
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