Call for Applications: 2020 Age Boom Academy Fellowships

March 6, 2020
5:00 PM


Open to working journalists or freelance writers. 


2020 Age Boom Academy Fellows will join with researchers for an intensive two-and-a-half day workshop in New York City from June 4-6, 2020 to learn how to effectively translate science into accessible reporting on the complex issues of the effects of loneliness and social isolation on health and in aging.

During the Academy, journalist Fellows will learn about the causes and envision through sources the solutions by interviewing assembled scientists and experts, participating in story clinics led by researchers and senior journalists, having their story ideas critiqued by researchers and potential sources.


To apply, please complete the online application form. For more information, visit the online posting or contact Caitlin Hawke at [email protected].

The Academy is hosted by the Robert N. Butler Columbia Aging Center and the Columbia School of Journalism