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Richard Just

Managing Editor for Longform

Richard is the former editor of The Washington Post Magazine, which he led to its first-ever National Magazine Award in 2020 and a National Magazine Award nomination in 2023. He is the former editor of National Journal magazine and The New Republic, both of which he led to National Magazine Award nominations. He founded the Princeton University Summer Journalism Program, which annually brings 40 high school students from low-income backgrounds to Princeton for a 10-day crash course on journalism and college admissions. He has also been a visiting journalism professor at Princeton.

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February 27, 2024 12:47 PM
A second Zoom session for anyone interested in applying to the Allbritton Journalism Institute fellowship will take place on Wednesday, February 28, from 12pm to 1pm ET. It will be an opportunity to hear from AJI staff and current fellows about the program — which pays fellows $60,000 per year to take classes with some of the country’s best journalists and to write for NOTUS. RSVP for the session here. (Fellowship applications are due March 4.)
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February 07, 2024 06:10 AM
We are now accepting applications for the Allbritton Journalism Institute Class of 2024-2026. Every September, AJI welcomes 10 early-career reporters to D.C. for a two-year fellowship. Fellows are paid $60,000 per year to take classes with some of the country’s best journalists and to write for NOTUS, where they cover politics, policy and government. Apply here, and read more about the fellowship here. The deadline is March 4.
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