Mongabay Sue Palminteri WildTech Reporting Fellowship

Deadline: 31 May 2021

Open to: applicants with excellent communication skills who are passionate about environmental subjects

Benefits: $5,000 honorarium for the duration of the program


The Mongabay Sue Palminteri WildTech Reporting Fellowship primarily involves writing stories that cover conservation technology-related research for an affiliated news site –

The fellow will have the opportunity to develop their writing skills and have their news stories be published on a renowned website which boasts over two million global readers every month. This is a part-time, six-month opportunity supported by a special fund created in the memory of Sue Palminteri.


Applicant must

  • Have excellent communication skills.
  • Be a Self-motivator.
  • Be passionate about environmental subjects.
  • Have positive attitude.
  • Be coachable and open to learning.
  • Have strong values – personally and professionally.
  • Have problem-solving skills.
  • Have interest in conservation technology.


  • Fellow will receive a $5,000 honorarium for the duration of the program.
  • Other perks include:
    • Publishing experience in a high-profile news outlet
    • Learning about journalistic programs and processes at Mongabay
    • Becoming part of a community of passionate and talented writers
    • Coaching and support:
    • Meet and greet training session via Skype and Q&A with Mongabay staff
    • Working with different editors and receiving guidance and feedback
    • Developing writing skills
    • Developing interviewing skills
    • Resume building
    • Mongabay letters of reference and personal recommendations


For more information, visit the official website.