Employer The Economist
Location New York, NY, Washington, DC
Type Full time
Apply by December 31, 2021
More details https://www.economist.com/united-states/2021/10/29/paid-fellowships-in-the-united-states
Posted on November 22, 2021


he economist is seeking applicants for a paid fellowship in America. This fellow will spend one year as a journalist working with our New York and Washington bureaus, writing articles about politics and policy in the United States. Previous experience in journalism is not necessary, but applicants should possess a love of writing, inquiry and debate.

To apply, applicants should submit an original unpublished article of up to 600 words suitable for publication in The Economist’s United States section, along with an updated resume. Of these, the most important is the original article, which should demonstrate analytical rigour and wit. For more information about The Economistand advice on writing, please see this guide. We will read your article blind without considering your CV to create a shortlist of candidates

Applicants should submit their article and CV by December 31st, 2021. We plan to make a final selection by mid-March. The anticipated start date is Tuesday, July 5th, 2022. The annual salary for the position will be $50,000. Benefits will also be offered.

The Economist welcomes applications from people of all backgrounds. We are convinced that drawing talent from a broad pool makes for better journalism and that breadth of perspectives and experiences leads to richer debate. We are therefore looking for new colleagues—regardless of their age, disability, gender, race and sexual orientation—who can enrich our newsroom and help us produce mind-stretching journalism.