JSK welcomes fellows from all backgrounds, diverse disciplines

Sarah Alvarez and family

Great people with good ideas come from everywhere.

JSK launches impact partnerships to amplify reach

Barbara Maseda

The new initiative will leverage JSK’s connections, its alumni network, and Stanford University to improve the quality of news and information reaching the public.

JSK Fellowship experience enriches the lives of the entire family

The Rossi family at Stanford

The JSK Fellowships organizes activities throughout the year that include partners, spouses and children, including a weekend exploring Monterey on California’s picturesque central coast.

Longtime JSK Fellowships “Mom” Corrine Nelson dies at 97

Corrine Nelson

Touched the lives of many international fellows and families

Apply now for the JSK Journalism Fellowships Class of 2020

JSK Fellows Collaborate

U.S. applicants have until Jan. 31, 2019 to complete their applications. The application deadline has passed for international applicants.


Congress Street Bridge and Austin

Meet the JSK Fellows, alumni, staff and collaborators who are transforming journalism

2019 JSK Fellows arrive at Stanford University

The 20018-19 JSK Fellows

Exploring solutions to the most urgent issues facing journalism

Washington Post Managing Editor Emilio Garcia-Ruiz joins JSK Fellowships Board of Visitors

Emilio Garcia-Ruiz

Garcia-Ruiz was appointed by Stanford President Marc Tessier-Lavigne. The JSK Board of Visitors provides strategic guidance for the JSK Fellowships.

JSK Fellowships names Class of 2018-19

JSK Fellows, Class of 2018-19

A diverse group of journalism innovators, entrepreneurs and leaders from around the world will make up the 2018-2019 class of John S. Knight (JSK) Journalism Fellows at Stanford University.

10 Panels From This Year’s International Journalism Festival #IJF18 in Perugia You Should Watch

IJF18 Panel

The entire festival was live-streamed and all the videos are available online.

Technology and editorial veteran Karen Wickre joins JSK Board of Visitors

Karen Wickre

The John S. Knight Journalism Fellowships at Stanford today announced the appointment of veteran technology professional and editorial strategist Karen Wickre to its Board of Visitors.

Five JSK Stanford alumni receive $68,000 for experiments to drive innovation in newsrooms

Winners of the Jim Bettinger News Innovation Fund Round 2 and their corporate partners

JSK alumni will experiment with ad-free subscriptions, mobile communities and audience engagement across the U.S., and with digital and video storytelling in Pakistan and Afghanistan.

10 insights from #AskJSK that will improve your application for the JSK Fellowships

JSK Lights

Recently, several members of our staff hosted a Twitter chat to answer some of the questions potential fellows have about the application process and our fellowship program.

Please join us on Nov. 15 for the Knight-Risser Symposium

Houston we have a problem flyer

Celebrate the 2017 Knight-Risser Prize winners, The Texas Tribune and ProPublica and their story, “Hell and High Water”.

The Texas Tribune and ProPublica Report on Houston’s Flood Vulnerability Wins 2017 Knight-Risser Prize

Interactive flood graphic from the report

The deeply reported, interactive project revealed Houston’s severe vulnerability to hurricanes and flooding – and the government’s unwillingness to address the increasingly dire warnings of scientists.

JSK Fellowships reshapes Teams and Themes framework to meet urgent needs of journalism

Fellows explore their journalism project

Program for professionals at Stanford University issues call to action for industry.

JSK Fellowships Class of 2018 launch year of experiments to strengthen journalism

2008 JSK Fellows Zeba Khan (left), Barbara Maseda (center) and Michael Grant (right).

Cohort of innovators is first to work under ‘Teams and Themes’ framework

It’s not fake news, but that doesn’t mean it matters

Stop the Tax Foreclosures

Outlier, supported by the Jim Bettinger Innovation Fund, texts high-value information to Detroiters with a focus on renters.

Why supporting NABJ today is an investment in the future of journalism


Thousands gather in New Orleans this week for the annual convention

Frédéric Filloux named JSK Senior Research Fellow to combat online misinformation

Frédéric Filloux

Filloux will address the growing problem of misinformation on the web by developing a working prototype of his News Quality Scoring Project, which seeks to surface quality journalism using algorithms and machine learning.

How the collaborative culture of OpenNews inspires better journalism


Journalists and technologists gather at SRCCON to learn from each other.