NABJ/New York Times LEADERSHIP ACADEMY
November 2011 – August
WHO IS THIS FOR?
Beginning or mid-career managers.
October 1, 2011
The Leadership Academy is a unique training and development program for print
and Web journalists who are, or aspire to become, newsroom managers.
Beginning or mid-career managers will be guided through the issues and
challenges of newsroom leadership and will gain skills necessary to lead in a
rapidly-changing media world.
Journalists selected to attend the Academy will receive all-expense-paid
leadership training at The Times during the fall and at Harvard
University through the Maynard Institute Media
Academy in January and
March (each session at Harvard is a week long).
The group will come together one last time at the summer NABJ convention
to share their experience with interested colleagues.
Applicants should have two to five years experience in one or more management
positions. Deadline for
applications is October 1, 2011.
How to Apply
The Leadership Academy is open to newspaper and Web
journalists with strong leadership and managerial potential who want to further
develop their skills. Applicants may
come from a range of newsroom experience including--but not limited
to—department or section heads, deputy or assistant editors, assignment
editors, slots, photo editors, photographers, designers, graphics editors and
An application must contain ALL of the following:
1. The application form, completed and signed
2. Your resume
3. A letter of recommendation
4. Proof of membership in NABJ
Applications may be obtained and information provided by contacting the
coordinator of the Leadership
Powell-Brunson, at 212 556-3599 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
must be able to meet the time requirements: two days in November or December in
New York; one
week at Harvard in January, another week at Harvard in March; and the NABJ
convention in August.
Applications must be postmarked by October 1, 2011 and mailed to:
The NABJ/New York Times
Attn: Dana Canedy
PO Box 2690
Times Square Station
York, NY 10108
The 2010 Ethel Payne Fellowship has been suspended temporarily. Please stay tuned for updates.