Job opportunity for Civic Park residents: Tell your story through paid journalism fellowship

FLINT, Michigan—Do you know a Civic Park resident who wants to report on their community, raise awareness about an issue, or with a story to share? 

Flintside will launch a journalism fellowship this month with a limited number of openings. As part of the ongoing On the Ground project in Civic Park, community members are invited to participate in paid training to research, report, and produce a story idea of their own to be published in Flintside. 

The fellowship includes four training sessions. Participants will be equipped with a Chromebook, a direct mentorship with Flintside managing editor Marjory Raymer, and $100 payment per training session plus payment when their article or multimedia project is published. 

Civic Park neighborhood is one of several in Flint where a combination of forces — including the determination of residents, investments from local foundations, and community partners — are working together to push toward recovery.

After the conclusion of the fellowship, participants are invited to continue contributing to Flintside as freelancers.

To apply and for more information, contact community engagement manager Anna Mansfield at [email protected]

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