Fast Track featured Sillicon Hills News founder Laura Lorek in “Meet the Women Challenging the Media and Tech Establishments.”
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Women comprise only 36 percent of the journalism workforce and only 23 percent of the leadership (where they make 25 percent less than their male counterparts). Yet they make up 64 percent of journalism school enrollments, where many will elect careers in public relations.
Knight Digital Media Center profiles six years of The McKormick Foundation-funded program.
This summit brings together women entrepreneurs who have launched media projects large and small.
Washington, D.C. – Four innovative news ideas – to cover the cultural narrative of food, build e-platforms for long-form women writers, expand Latino coverage in New England, and spotlight emerging women musicians –won $14,000 awards to develop their projects in the coming year. The award winners were selected from 205 proposals received in the sixth
So where can a $14,000 media start-up award get you? It can get you just where you want to go, judging by the recent winners of the McCormick New Media Women Entrepreneur (NMWE) Awards.
For immediate releaseNov. 15, 2011 Contact: Jan Schafferjans@j-lab.org Washington, D.C. – J-Lab: The Institute for Interactive Journalism at American University has been awarded $250,000 from the McCormick Foundation to fund eight innovative women-led news startups over the next two years. Under the grant, eight winners (four in 2012 and four in 2013) will each be
For immediate releaseJune 11, 2011 Contact: Jan Schafferjans@j-lab.org Washington, D.C. — Four diverse news ideas – including a mobile platform for hyperlocal news sites; a tech news site for Austin, Texas; a news magazine covering women’s basketball; and a rollout of a site for visualizing economic data – each won a $12,000 award to launch their
Washington, D.C. – J-Lab: The Institute for Interactive Journalism at American University has received a $200,000 grant from the McCormick Foundation to fund eight women-led start-ups over the next two years that will generate new ideas in the world of news and information and model a spirit of journalistic entrepreneurship. The grant also supports annual
Washington, D.C. – Three entrepreneurial news ideas – including franchises for community news sites, a food policy and strategies start-up, and a health Web site for women ages 18 to 27 – each won a $10,000 award to launch their projects in a robust competition that showcased keen energy and ideas for the future of