Provides assistance to attend a Virtual Data Journalism Boot Camp.
Established by IRE member Daniel Gilbert to provide rural reporters with the skills that will help them uncover stories that otherwise would not come to light. The fellowship is offered in conjunction with The Institute for Rural Journalism and Community Issues.
U.S.-based professional journalists who work outside of a metro area (with a core urban population of 50,000 or more) for a newspaper with a circulation fewer than 40,000, a television station outside of the top 100 Nielsen markets or a radio or online news organization with a record of covering rural areas. Students are not eligible.