The Twin Cities Daily Planet is currently accepting applications for Media Skills Fellowships to attend 10 sessions of a fall Media Skills Fellowship program from 6 to 8:30 p.m. on Wednesdays from September through November.
Ten people are eligible, diverse in race, gender, age, ethnicity and life experience, who want to learn and share skills to use on behalf of their community. They are invited to share and and learn a variety of media skills, including basic reporting, use of social media and basic photo and video skills.
The goal is that people will use these skills for better communication in the course of their work in the community. For people who build or maintain a community website for their church, writing about their community work for local media, or to create a videos or blog entries and other social media.
The requirements include a connection to a community and participation in groups and organizations. If interested, contact Mary Turck at [email protected] to request an application. Deadline for applications is August 15.