This story was updated on Nov. 1, 2019.
Poynter’s Leadership Academy for Women in Media is a highly competitive and transformative program that focuses on the skills and knowledge needed to rise to the highest levels of digital media leadership. Applications for the 2020 program are now open!
There will be three separate classes for Poynter’s 2020 program, held Feb. 23-28, 2020 (Winter), April 19-24, 2020 (Spring), and Oct. 4-9, 2020 (Fall), at Poynter’s campus in St. Petersburg, Florida. There will be one application to seat all 2020 classes, and it is open from Nov. 1-30 2019.
To answer your first question: Yes, you are awesome and should probably apply.
Why are there three academies in 2020?
Offering multiple academies allows Poynter to help meet the demand for this training. Classes are chosen based on the quality of applicants and other factors to ensure a diverse group, but there’s no difference in the caliber of the academies. Each class will receive custom feedback from their coworkers, participate in similar training, learn from incredible guest faculty, and become part of the larger cohort of program alumnae.
Can I apply if I live outside the U.S.?
Yes! We will again open the academy to English-speaking international applicants this year. Participants will cover their own travel costs. However, a limited number of travel stipends are available and will be determined once the application process is completed.
Why is there tuition for the 2020 programs?
Tuition for the 2020 program is $1,095 and covers
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