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The Fellowship is a nine-month (September - May) position at Meet The Press, NBC’s number one rated Sunday morning public affairs program and the longest-running television program in the world. A stipend is provided to cover living expenses in Washington, D.C.

Learn more about the Legacy of Tim Russert '72.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Graduating senior
  • Preference is given to students with a preferred GPA of 3.5 or higher
  • All majors are encouraged to apply
  • Minimum age of 18 at the time of application
  • Legally eligible to work in the United States
  • Willing to submit to a background check and drug test
  • Willing to work overtime, nights, holidays, and weekends - often on short notice
  • Willing to sign a nine-month employment contract

Fellowship Responsibilities:

  • Research and collect information to prepare for the airing of weekly programs.
  • Discover pertinent information on show topics and guests using relevant information sources.
  • Attend occasionally press conferences or political events and provide summary reports to staff.
  • Actively participate in production processes including control room support during broadcast.
  • Work closely with production staff during program taping.
  • Assist talent and producers by greeting and escorting program guests.

Apply for the Meet the Press Fellowship Fellowship today!

The deadline to apply for the 2024-2025 fellowship is Wednesday, November 1, 2023, at 5:00 pm.

See announcements from previous winners of the Meet the Press Fellowship, and where they are now!