CBC-UNC Diversity Fellowship Program



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March 11-15, 2015

The CBC-UNC Diversity Fellowship Program is an intensive hands-on workshop led by professionals at WRAL-TV in Raleigh, N.C. and the University of North Carolina journalism faculty in Chapel Hill, N.C. The program is geared toward college seniors or graduate students finishing their programs pursuing broadcast careers as:

  • Producers
  • Reporters
  • Photojournalists
  • Web Editors

This is a highly competitive fellowship for 12 top students. Fellows who live within 250 miles of Raleigh, N.C. will receive a $500 stipend for travel, meals and lodging. Those who live farther than 250 miles from Raleigh, N.C. will receive a $1000 stipend.


What to expect

During the five-day workshop, you may expect to:

  • Produce reports and newscasts in state-of-the-art facilities
  • Create clips for your professional reel
  • Make invaluable industry contacts

View the 2014 CBC-UNC Diversity Fellowship newscast.


"Not only was the fellowship beneficial for my reel, it also put me in a position to network with industry professionals who were able to get me where I needed to be."
Anna-Lysa Gayle
2013 Fellow from Howard University

“From learning what news directors looked for in a resume reel to having a better understanding of what makes a solid news story, this program played a pivotal role in helping me land my first job.”
Nickelle Smith
2014 Fellow from the University of Florida



Applications are due by December 12, 2014


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