Health Media Jobs and Opportunities: Funding for your Mental Health Project

Published on
March 2, 2012

Reporters interested in exploring topics in mental health or illness stereotypes should check out The Carter Center's latest fellowship. Also listed are opportunities at Everyday Health and WebMD.

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Featured Fellowship

The Rosalynn Carter Fellowships for Mental Health Journalism, The Carter Center
Eligibility: Applicants must have at least three years of experience in print or electronic journalism (writing, reporting, editing, producing, filmmaking).
Deadline: April 16, 2012
From the Website: "The Carter Center Mental Health Program in Atlanta, GA provides six one-year fellowships for U.S. journalists to report on a selected topic regarding mental health or mental illnesses. The Fellowships are designed to increase accurate reporting on mental health issues and decrease incorrect, stereotypical information. Each journalist awarded will receive a $10,000 stipend."


New Job and Internship Listings

Senior Reporter/Editor, Everyday Health
Location: New York, NY
Status: Full Time
Medium: Online

Director, Product Management, WebMD
Location: New York, NY
Status: Full Time
Medium: Online, Other



SEJ 2012 Awards for Reporting on the Environment, Society of Environmental Journalists
Eligibility: Reporters who cover health, politics, science, energy, local government or any other beat are encouraged to enter their work on environmental subjects.
Deadline: April 2, 2012
From the Website: "SEJ's 10th annual journalism contest recognized outstanding environmental coverage in six categories, each with cash prizes. This year, SEJ has added a category for Photojournalism. Up to five photographs on one or more environmental topics, published between March 1, 2011 and Feb. 29, 2012."

The Endocrine Society Award for Excellence in Science and Medical Journalism, The Endocrine Society
Eligibility: Open to all credentialed journalists in print (both "hard" and electronic) or broadcast.
Deadline: Contact Aaron Lohr:
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