Turaga Foundation (TF), a not-for-profit Trust, in association with the Department of Communication, University of Hyderabad, announces The Narender Revelli Media Fellowships 2021. Applications are invited from early career journalists for grant of Fellowship to work on stories on the theme of ‘The Aftermath of a Pandemic’. The Fellowships are open to print/electronic/web journalists working in English and Telugu media anywhere in India. They have been instituted in memory of Narender Revelli, journalist, whose notable career spanned three decades across print/electronic/web media.

The last date for receipt of applications is December 20, 2021. For more details, please visit the webpage of the Department of Communication of SN School, University of Hyderabad at https://snschool.uohyd.ac.in/comm/nr-media-fellowship/.

The pan-India project is aimed at generating journalism of quality, with original, well-researched content on hitherto unreported aspects of the Pandemic. The proposals will be vetted by senior journalists and communication specialists who will mentor the Fellows during the Fellowship period.

Shailaja Pillalamarri, a Trustee of TF, conveyed her message on the occasion, “Turaga Foundation strives for professional excellence and hence it is indeed a privilege to associate with the Department of Communication, University of Hyderabad in administering the Narender Revelli National Media Fellowships. We hope to pick up the best talent there is in the field of journalism and produce some insightful work under this Fellowship project.”

Prof. Vasuki Belavadi, Head, Department of Communication, University of Hyderabad expressed his pleasure about partnering with the Turaga Foundation for the Narender Revelli National Media Fellowships. He said, “Quality journalism is the need of the hour and through this fellowship we hope to support journalism for public good and bring to light good practices in the world of media.”