Beginning in fall 2013, the Texas Tribune seeks two extraordinary individuals to become the first Tribune Fellows. These positions will be funded by a grant from the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation for a duration of 12 to 18 months. Tribune Fellows will work with the Tribune’s management team to advance the three objectives of the grant: to solidify the Tribune’s business practices and develop new revenue streams, to collect and disseminate lessons learned from both the Tribune and other media organizations, and to evangelize the cause of informing communities as a philanthropic priority.
The ideal candidate will be a “news business junkie” — passionate about the business of media, immersed in the various ways it is changing and eager to spend a brief period in their careers helping the Tribune further its leadership in the nonprofit news sector. Potential responsibilities include:
The ideal candidate will have the following characteristics:
Compensation will be commensurate with experience but bounded by the limitations of a 501(c)3 organization. Interested candidates should send resumes to firstname.lastname@example.org.