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Pulitzer Center opens applications for 2020 Connected Coastline Grants

August 12, 2020

Posted by Mariam Ahmed

The Pulitzer Center is seeking applications from journalists who want to report stories as part of Connected Coastlines, a nationwide climate reporting initiative in U.S. coastal states.

The initiative began last year and is a building block of newsrooms and independent journalists across the U.S. to report on climate change.

Potential applicants should familiarize themselves with the 2019 Connected Coastlines reporting projects.

To apply, you will be asked to provide the following:

  • A description of the proposed project, including distribution/publication plan, no more than 250 words
  • Methodology: Please describe your approach to reporting your story, specifically the methods you will use to collect and analyze climate science-related data, research, or activities that will be used in your reporting
  • A preliminary budget estimate, including a basic breakdown of costs, including travel costs, costs for collaborating with independent contractors or freelance journalists – Do not include stipends for journalists/team members who are in the employ of newsrooms or are being paid by a publisher
  • Three examples (links) of climate-related published work by you (or someone on your project team.)
  • Three professional references. These can be either contact information or letters of recommendation
  • A copy of your resume or curriculum vitae

If applying on behalf of a newsroom, please choose a lead journalist (or journalists) to submit the proposal.

More details can be viewed here.

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