Application for returning professors for the Dow Jones News Fund Multimedia Training Academy

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Journalism college instructors and students, please fill out the appropriate form to apply for the 2020 Dow Jones News Fund Multimedia Training Academy, which runs from May 29 – June 4, 2020 on the UT El Paso campus.

In an effort to encourage more schools to cultivate students for the Dow Jones News Fund College Internship Program, college faculty who have previously attended the Multimedia Training Academy are welcome to apply to attend again if their institutions have had students accepted into the Dow Jones News Fund internship program.

The Dow Jones News Fund is providing the funding for full scholarships to attend this fast-paced, hands-on multimedia training academy. The fellowship covers airfare (up to $500) to and from El Paso, lodging near campus with breakfast every day, four lunches and two dinners during the workshop.

The deadline to apply is midnight on Friday, March 27. For more information: Multimedia journalism training academy for college faculty accepting applications for 2020

For questions about the Dow Jones Multimedia Training Academy, please contact program director, Kate Gannon,  at kagannon at utep.edu.

DJMTA Previous Attendees Application 2020

Application form for Dow Jones Multimedia Training Academy 2020
  • Using a scale from 1 to 5 (1 being the lowest) rate your level of experience in video editing programs like Adobe Premiere, Final Cut and iMovie
  • Using a scale from 1 to 5 (1 being the lowest) rate your level of experience in audio editing programs like Adobe Audition, Audacity, ProTools and Hindenburg
  • Using a scale from 1 to 5 (1 being the lowest) rate your level of experience in professional photo editing programs like Photoshop or Lightroom
  • Using a scale from 1 to 5 (1 being the lowest) rate your level of experience in blogging or website content systems like Wordpress
  • Using a scale from 1 to 5 (1 being the lowest) rate your level of experience in using mobile tools for reporting, such as livestreaming, audio recording apps, video apps and live coverage on social media.
  • Using a scale from 1 to 5 (1 being the lowest) RATE YOUR INTEREST in learning more about using social media platforms like Facebook, Instagram, Snapchat, etc. for journalism
  • Using a scale from 1 to 5 (1 being the lowest) RATE YOUR INTEREST in learning more about creating graphics and interactives using tools like Google Maps, Flourish and Tableau to go with digital stories.
  • Using a scale from 1 to 5 (1 being the lowest) RATE YOUR INTEREST in learning more about digital media innovation and new business models during this workshop
  • Using a scale from 1 to 5 (1 being the lowest) RATE YOUR INTEREST in learning more about 360 video and photo storytelling during this workshop
  • When did you attend the Dow Jones News Fund Multimedia Training Academy in El Paso?
  • What skills have you acquired or expanded on since attending the academy?
  • Which of your students from your institution have been accepted into the Dow Jones News Fund internship program? (Must include at least one. Can be just the most recent you know of)
  • What are your interests for this year's training? What next-level skills do you want to return to the academy to work on?
  • What are some non-technical challenges you currently face?
  • How do you plan on applying what you learn at the Multimedia Academy at your institution?
  • Do you have any special requests or concerns regarding your attendance at the Multimedia Academy?
  • This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.

 

 

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