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Making the Pitch: How to Land Grants and Reporting Fellowships

Event Date:

August 1, 2018 | 1:00 PM EDT TO 2:30 PM EDT


Detroit Marriott at the Renaissance Center
400 Renaissance Drive W
Room Brule-B

Detroit, MI 48243

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Pulitzer Center Senior Editor Tom Hundley speaks to the nuts and bolts of a successful pitch at the 2017 Pulitzer Center Gender Lens Conference workshop on fundraising and pitching. Image by Jin Ding. United States, 2017.

On Wednesday, August 1, 2018, Pulitzer Center Senior Editor Tom Hundley joins the NABJ 2018 workshop, "Making the Pitch: How to Land Grants and Reporting Fellowships," at the Detroit Marriott at the Renaissance Center to speak about how to make a perfect pitch to the Pulitzer Center. 

Lottie Joiner, independent journalist and Fund for Investigative Journalism board member, moderates the workshop aimed at helping journalists of color develop the skills and confidence to get grants and fellowships. Discussion surrounds crafting the pitch, drafting budgets, and meeting other requirements. 

Panel participants include:

  • Bobby Caina Calvan, Collaborations Editor, Reveal from the Center for Investigative Reporting; and Director of Operations, The Fund for Investigative Journalism
  • Lynette Clemetson, Director of Wallace House, home of the Knight-Wallace fellowships for journalists and the Livingston Awards
  • Tom Hundley, Senior Editor, Pulitzer Center
  • Laird Townsend, Director, Freelance Investigative Reporters and Editor (FIRE)

As part of the Pulitzer Center's continuing commitment to promote diverse perspectives in journalism, Hundley also listens to pitches on August 2 and 3 at NABJ 2018. See details of the on-site pitching and make an appointment with Hundley here.

Also, please join the Pulitzer Center for a panel and a reception hosted in partnership with the Global Journalism Task Force. For panel information, please see here. This reception is free to attend, but registration is required. Reserve your ticket today!