The Advocate-Messenger is seeking a candidate for enrollment in the Diversity Institute at Vanderbilt University in a class that begins Jan. 24.
The institute has graduated six classes in its effort to train non-traditional students of color interested in a career change into journalism. The 12-week program of intensive training in a state-of-the-art facility is led by career professionals and guest speakers.
If admitted to the program, the candidate will be provided housing and a monthly stipend during training and, upon successful graduation, will be hired as a full-time reporter at The Advocate.
Anyone interested in this program should contact John Nelson at (859) 236-2551, ext. 351, by Dec. 31.