Deborah Balthazar, a recent graduate of NYU’s Science, Health and Environmental Reporting Program, will spend a year working at STAT and learning at MIT.
Hailing from seven countries and five continents, the journalists will converge on Cambridge to learn from some of the world’s top scientists and storytellers.
The fellowship combines a position at STAT with an educational component through MIT’s prestigious Knight Science Journalism Program.
The award, now in its fifth year, will honor one outstanding work of local or regional science journalism with a $10,000 prize.
For the first time since 2020, the program is accepting new applications for its in-person fellowship, with five slots available.
Ambar Castillo and Brittany Trang will spend the year reporting for STAT and will join five academic fellows at MIT’s Knight Science Journalism Program.