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Wharton Seminars seeking biz journalists for fall fellowships

August 13, 2019

Posted by Chris Roush

The Wharton School is pleased to invite U.S.-based business journalists to apply for an all-expenses-paid fellowship to the flagship Wharton Seminars for Business Journalists program in Philadelphia.

Each year, the National Press Foundation offers two fellowships that cover the cost of tuition, course materials, housing, most meals and round-trip transportation. The funding does not cover any other expenses. Other restrictions may apply.

The Wharton Seminars for Business Journalists, led by the Wharton School’s most prominent professors, help reporters gain a better understanding of key business and economic issues through intensive lectures and hands-on exercises.

For more than 50 years, the Seminars have offered participants an opportunity to expand their knowledge, network with journalists from around the world, increase their exposure to leading experts and broaden their perspectives in a stimulating environment.

The runs Oct. 13-16, 2019. The deadline to apply for National Press Foundation fellowships is Friday, Aug. 23, 2019.

he Seminars will take place at the Wharton School on the University of Pennsylvania campus in Philadelphia. Interested journalists can visit the National Press Foundation Seminars application.

In recent years, journalists from media outlets such as The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, CNBC, PBS NewsHour, The Washington Post, San Francisco Chronicle, Reuters, Fortune, CNN, Marketplace, Bloomberg and BuzzFeed News have attended the Seminars. Past winners of the National Press Foundation fellowship can be seen here.

All U.S.-based journalists whose work represents the highest standards of business journalism are eligible to apply. Additional funding opportunities are available for U.S. and international journalists.

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