Prospective Knight Science Journalism fellows, take notice: The application deadline for the 2020-21 fellowship class will be January 15th, 2020 — earlier than in previous years. Applicants may begin submitting their materials through KSJ’s online portal beginning November 15th, 2019. The KSJ Fellowship Program supports a global community of dedicated and thoughtful journalists specializing in […]
The Knight Science Journalism program at MIT, an internationally renowned mid-career fellowship program, is proud to announce that ten elite science journalists representing seven countries and four continents will make up its class of 2019-20. The fellows, selected from more than 120 applicants, are an award-winning and diverse group. They include accomplished reporters from the […]
The fellows, selected from more than 120 applicants, are an award-winning and diverse group. They include accomplished reporters from the Des Moines Register and Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, veteran editors of international outlets like the BBC and New Scientist, and a freelance journalist who was recently named the European Science Writer of the Year.
The event, sponsored by the Knight Science Journalism Fellowship at MIT and Undark, was held as part of the 2019 Cambridge Science Festival. After four competitive rounds and three bonus questions, emcee John Durant announced that the winning team was “The Grapes of Staph,” a group of friends and microbiologists from Massachusetts General Hospital who were joined by KSJ Fellow Rachel E. Gross.
In a sun-filled room overlooking the Charles River, the Knight Science Journalism Program honored reporters from the Charleston Post and Courier with the inaugural Victor K. McElheny Award for local and regional science journalism.
Reporters from the Charleston Post and Courier, the Seattle Times, and the Tampa Bay Times are among the honorees of the inaugural Victor K. McElheny Award for local and regional science journalism, presented by MIT’s Knight Science Journalism Program.