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Applications Now Open for 2017 NABJ Short Courses

Select current journalism and communication majors are eligible

The National Association of Black Journalists announces that it is now accepting applications for its 2016 Short Course programs.

The Short Courses, offered in conjunction with NABJ partner institutions, will give participants instruction from faculty and experienced industry reporters, news directors, producers, videographers and graphic designers. Also, participants will produce newscasts, webcasts, podcasts, video slide shows and social media sites, as well as learn strategies on how to market their skills to secure a job.

In order to be eligible to sign up, an applicant must be: a current NABJ member; enrolled in a four-year accredited college or university; majoring in journalism or communication; be a junior, senior or graduate student; and possess a cumulative grade point average of 2.5 or higher.

Applications will be accepted online only.

Completed applications will consist of a cover letter, professional headshot with a white or black background, a 200-word summary of current experience and what the applicant would hope to learn, a one-page résumé, scanned transcript, reference contact information, NABJ membership number and online links to recent work samples.

Applications to participating institutions can be found here: North Carolina A&T and Florida A&M University.

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