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Join us as an intern or facilitator at the 

Media-Makers Fellowship

(applications close on 24th March'24)

Being a Facilitator at the Media-Makers Fellowship

We’re looking for facilitators to help execute our plans for the Media-Makers Fellowship.


Facilitators will work directly with our cohort of talented student journalists and co-facilitate parts of the program with members of Team Via News Didi and our Media Mentors. 


  • Manage a team of 8-10 students

    (This will include addressing their concerns and being their point of contact for the duration of the program)

  • Guide and mentor students to meet program requirements

  • Liaise between students and the Via News Didi team

  • Co-facilitate (online) Masterclasses and Coaching Calls

    (Masterclasses will be held every Sunday from 11am to 1pm and Coaching Calls will be held on Tuesday/Wednesday from 5pm to 6pm/ 6pm to 7pm)

  • Attend a weekly check-in with Team Via News Didi

  • Use VND's rubric and guidelines to give feedback on student work

  • Fill trackers related to student progress and complete other program documentation


Duration of Work

  • 15th April to 25th May.

We’re looking for someone with :

  • A degree in media studies/journalism or mass communication (preferred but not

  • mandatory)

  • Experience of working with children

  • Interest in media, writing, news and/or creating content!

The candidate should be able to join us for all 6 Masterclasses and Coaching Calls and

should be able to spare 4-6 hrs per week for Program tasks.

Facilitators will receive an honorarium of Rs.5000 as a token of our gratitude.

Being an Intern at the Media-Makers Fellowship

The internship opportunity is open only for past participants of the Media Makers Fellowship (previously known as the Re-Imagining Media Program).


Our interns :

  • lead the production of the weekly Fellowship zine,

  • help students navigate the many twists and turn of the fellowship

  • and facilitate sessions for students 


  • Program documentation including taking session pictures and recording videos of sessions

  • Conducting interviews with media mentors, both during and after the session

  • Conducting feedback interviews with participants 

  • Updating student performance details in provided trackers

  • Creating content for social media and student learning

  • Writing, editing or designing the weekly fellowship zine

  • Program communication including sending emails and Whatsapp messages to program participants

  • Managing student team WhatsApp groups

  • Attending an Orientation/Training before the program begins 

  • Attending all program sessions, including masterclasses and coaching calls

(Masterclasses will be held every Sunday from 11am to 1pm and Coaching Calls will be held on Tuesday/Wednesday from 5pm to 6pm/ 6pm to 7pm)

  • Guiding student participants towards successful program completion

  • Attending a Weekly Check-In with the team

Desired Skills and Interests

  • Exceptional writing and editing skills 

  • Working knowledge of Canva 

  • An interest in media and or/journalism, like writing articles, podcasting or creating videos

  • Accountability towards deadlines and deliverables


Duration of Work

8 weeks, between 1st April and 25th May.

What will you receive?

  • A Certificate of Participation 

  • An Experience letter detailing your work during the program

  • An honorarium of Rs.1200

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