Are you interested in 1) creating and distributing digital content; 2) creating web, gaming platforms, mobile apps or other tools; 3) training youth, adults or seniors to use the latest digital technologies; 4) organizing community programs and events; and 5) creating alliances for sustainable social networks to address the needs of under-served communities? National Black Programming Consortium (NBPC) seeks recent graduates, community organizers, web-based professionals, and others who share these same interests to apply for a fellowship with the Public Media Corps. Applicants for whom Spanish is a first or second language are highly desirable and encouraged to apply.
The Public Media Corps (PMC) is a new national service that supports creative, sustainable and community-initiated methods for addressing the digital divide in communities of color. NBPC is launching the beta phase of the PMC in Washington, DC starting in the summer of 2010. The PMC’s focus is low-income African American and Latino communities. The PMC is a paid fellowship program and the fellows will be trained in various community engagement strategies and placed within public high schools, community organizations and public broadcasting stations to reach our target populations with information, content and services that utilizes digital media tools and content.
The deadline to apply is May 14. Learn the details and apply for the fellowship NOW!
Applicants MUST apply online at www.publicmediacorps.org. Applicants MUST be from or living in Washington, DC or the surrounding locales. The application period opens Tuesday, April 13, 2010; and closes on Friday, May 14, 2010 at midnight EST.