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More Resources for Reporting Fellows
Cultural Sensitivity and Diversity
- Building Trust: A Pulitzer Center Resource
This video resource for reporting on sensitive stories and building trust with sources features grantees Meghan Dhaliwal, Isabella Gomes, Sebastian Meyer, Pat Nabong, Melissa Noel, Ben Taub, and Nahal Toosi.
- Pulitzer Center Panel on Cultural Sensitivity
This panel from Washington Weekend 2019 features Pulitzer Center grantees Jacquie Charles, Melissa Noel, Jaime Joyce, Phillip Martin, as well as Gabrielle Ewing from National Geographic, in a discussion on reporting with cultural sensitivity.
- Pulitzer Center Panel on Covering Sensitive Issues and Coping With Trauma
This panel from Washington Weekend 2018 features Pulitzer Center grantees James Whitlow Delano, Meghan Dhaliwal, Bill Gentile, Jaime Joyce, and Nahal Toosi in a conversation about reporting on trauma.
- SPJ's Journalist's Toolbox: Diversity Links
Valuable compendium of resources for covering race, immigration, human rights, protests, gender issues, transgender people, and civil rights. Links to organizations that promote and advocate for diversity, equity, and inclusivity.
- Institute for Social Policy and Understanding Journalist's Toolkit
This page contains checklists, statistics, and recommendations on covering American Muslims objectively and creatively. It also includes tips to improve depth of coverage when reporting on American Muslims.
Health and Science Reporting
- Ocean Reporting Toolkit This toolkit provides resources on oceans, including climate impacts, fisheries, deep-sea mining, pollution, vessel tracking, and satellite imagery.
- Pulitzer Center Panel on Communicating Science and Public Health Issues
This panel from Washington Weekend 2014 features Pulitzer Center grantees Allison Shelley, Julia Rendleman, and Daniella Zalcman in a discussion about how to convey complex issues to the general public.
Safety in the Field
- Pulitzer Center Panel on Reporting in the Field
This panel from Washington Weekend 2015 features Pulitzer Center grantees Allison Shelley, David Rochkind, Emily Feldman, and Sarah Weiser in a conversation about ethics, the role of NGOs, the importance of pre-reporting, working with local journalists, persistence, adaptability—and serendipity.
- Freelancers: Valuable and Vulnerable
This article by Campus Consortium partner and journalist Bill Gentile for National Press Photographers Association describes dangers currently faced by foreign freelance journalists.
- PEN America's Online Harassment Field Manual
This comprehensive guide is specifically tailored for writers, journalists, and activists. The manual outlines legal considerations, strategies to protect from harassment, and more.
Advice on Pitching
- Pulitzer Center Panel on Pitching 2021
This panel on pitching from Washington Weekend 2020/2021 features Pulitzer Center grantees Tristan Ahtone, Kadia Goba, Kalyanee Mam, and Krithika Varagur, as well as Pulitzer Center Executive Editor Marina Walker Guevara.
- Pulitzer Center Panel on Pitching Advice
This panel from Washington Weekend 2019 features Pulitzer Center grantees Sarah Wildman, Willie Shubert, Dayna Myers, Peter Copeland, as well as Shweta Gulati from National Geographic, and provides pitching tips for emerging journalists.
- Pulitzer Center Panel on Pitching to Media Outlets
This panel from Washington Weekend 2018 features Pulitzer Center grantees Dayna Myers, Melissa Noel, and Erik Vance, as well as Nick Baumann (Huffington Post), Dan Ephron (Foreign Policy), and Yolanda Lopez (Voice of America) in a discussion on how to pitch to various outlets.
- Pulitzer Center Panel on How to Pitch a Global Story
This panel from Washington Weekend 2017 features Pulitzer Center grantees Eliza Barclay, Emily Feldman, Alice Su, and Malia Politzer, as well as Kevin Grant (The GroundTruth Project) and Debarati Roy (Bloomberg News) in conversation about pitching global stories.
- Pulitzer Center Panel on the "Secret Sauce" of Shaping and Pitching
This panel from Washington Weekend 2015 features Pulitzer Center grantee Anup Kaphle, as well as Nick Schmidle (The New Yorker), Kyra Darnton (Retro Report), and Mark Dolan (National Press Photographers Association) in conversation about pitching and shaping stories.
Reporting on Coronavirus
- Best Practices: COVID-19 Resources for Journalists:
The Overseas Press Club has compiled an extensive list of journalism resources for pandemic coverage, helpful organizations, and free training manuals—with links to each resource.
- Covering Coronavirus: Resources for Journalists
The Dart Center for Journalism and Trauma has asembled resources for journalists on covering disaster and epidemics and on interviewing victims and survivors (English and Chinese language). Hardship and emergency funds are also listed.
- National Press Foundation Webinar on COVID-19 and Homelessness
This April 2020 webinar from NPF discusses reporting on homelessness during the coronavirus pandemic.
- National Press Foundation Webinar on Evictions and COVID-19
This April 2020 webinar from NPF examines how the economic fallout from the coronavirus pandemic will lead to evictions across the country.
- Handling Sensitive Remote Interviews During Coronavirus
This set of tips written by senior BBC news journalist and author of "Trauma Reporting, A Journalist's Guide to Covering Sensitive Stories" Jo Healey aims to help journalists conduct sensitive interviews while working remotely.
- Beyond the Story: Manage Your Time, Pay the Bills, and Avoid Burnout
This panel from Washington Weekend 2020/2021 features Pulitzer Center grantees Micah Fink, Brittany Gibson, Phillip Martin, Amy Maxmen, and Rebecca Plevin in a discussion on building and sustaining a journalism career.
- Presentation on Early Career Opportunities
This presentation from Washington Weekend 2019 features Dustin Renwick, program officer for storytelling grants at National Geographic, as he discusses career opportunities for emerging journalists at National Geographic.
- Pulitzer Center Panel on the Way We Tell Stories
This panel from Washington Weekend 2017 features Pulitzer Center grantees Uri Blau, Rhitu Chatterjee, and Robin Shulman, as well as Ayesha Gilani Taylor (Voice of America), Randall Taylor (Voice of America), and Bernie Kohn (Bloomberg News) in a discussion about storytelling methods and practices.
- IJNet's Journalism 101 Toolkit
This collection of resources from IJNet and the International Center for Journalists offers guides to writing, editing, interviewing, and more.