Deadline extended to apply to Emerging Leaders Institute at NABJ/NAHJ

We've extended the application deadline for the ASNE Emerging Leaders Institute Aug. 2-3 at NABJ/NAHJ to Tuesday, July 12. New and mid-level minority news leaders should take advantage of the extra week to apply for this free training, which offers travel reimbursements of up to $600 per participant. 

Sessions during the institute will address the most pressing issues for leaders and the basic skills needed to lead and drive change. Some of the topics on the program include coaching and feedback, leadership style, driving diversity in news platforms, goal-setting and strategy, financial leadership, and technology and innovation.
The institute will take place Tuesday, Aug. 2, and Wednesday, Aug. 3, prior to the NABJ/NAHJ Joint Convention and Career Fair at the Washington Marriott Wardman Park, at 2660 Woodley Road NW, Washington, D.C. 20008. 
Interested candidates need to apply by filling out an online form by July 12. The form includes a resume, a brief statement on goals for the institute and a nomination letter from a supervisor. Candidates will be notified of their application decision via email, and those accepted will be required to fill out a skills survey by July 20.
Accepted candidates will need to seek out hotel options near the Washington Marriott Wardman Park and make their own reservations. A couple of options are the Omni Shoreham Hotel, at 2500 Calvert St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20008, and the Courtyard by Marriott Washington, DC/Dupont Circle, at 1900 Connecticut Ave. NW, Washington, DC, 20009. 

To receive travel reimbursements of up to $600 after the institute, please submit receipts to ASNE at with the subject line "Emerging Leaders Institute-NABJ/NAHJ reimbursement." Travel may include airfare, baggage, hotel and/or mileage.

The institute is underwritten by generous contributions from the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation, the American Press Institute, the Scripps Howard Foundation and the Loyola University Chicago School of Communication. 

More information about the Emerging Leaders Institute Sept. 10-11 at the ASNE conference in Philadelphia will be available soon.