Journalism Fellowships at Columbia University (New York)

Columbia University in the City of New York (United States) offers The Dart Center Ochberg Fellowship like a unique seminar program for senior and mid-career journalists who want to deepen their knowledge of emotional trauma and psychological injury, and improve reporting on violence, conflict and tragedy.

 The main subject of seminar is the reporting on street crime and family violence, natural disasters and accidents, war and genocide. Program activities include briefings by prominent interdisciplinary experts, conversations with journalist colleagues on issues of ethics. Dart Center Ochberg Fellowships are open to outstanding mid-career journalists working across all media. Applicants’ work must demonstrate journalistic excellence and a strong track record of covering violence and its impact on individuals, families or communities. Fellowships are open to print, broadcast and online reporters, photographers, editors and producers with no fewer than five years’ full-time journalism experience. All fellowship seminars are conducted in English. Fellows must be fluent in spoken English to participate in the program.

The Ochberg Fellowship covers all travel, accommodations and other expenses directly related to program participation. Deadline: 1 October 2014 at 11:59pm E.S.T. Online application form is available. For more information submit your request to