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2020 Next Generation Radio Project Application
Please tell us how you learned about #nextgenradio. Be specific. Ex: Twitter, Instagram, Friend, Professor, etc.
Note: If you have already graduated, please say when you did. EX: Graduated Sprung semester 2020. This includes Community Colleges/Associate's Degrees. They count too. Just indicate the month when you finished or are expected to finish and if you are moving on to a 4-year college. Finally, due to the pandemic, we are relaxing our eligibility rules, and if you are NO more than ONE-year post-graduation, you are now eligible for this program.
Address (Where are you currently living?)
City
State/Province
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If you don't have a Linkedin profile, you will need to build one. Pro Tip: Your Linkedin account is part of our decision-making process so don't skimp on it.
Please tell us about your journalism and/or media related experiences. Essentially, what have you done? Explain how participating in this project will help you and why we should choose you? We suggest you compose this in "Word" and then copy and paste it.
Please provide a bio. First or third person, we don't care.
Maximum upload size: 10MB
This should be audio. mp3, wav, wmv formats only. It can be a traditionally reported story, a non-narrated piece, excerpt from a podcast or an excerpt from a spoken word performance. If you have trouble uploading, please shrink your files down. If you have trouble with your mp3 file, please make sure your bitrate is 44.1 and not 48.
This can be a SoundCloud link, or a link to a story, but you are responsible for making sure that link actually works.
Maximum upload size: 5MB
This one should be something written. Note: If you are having trouble with the Word extension .docx, save your document as a .pdf and upload. File Limit 5MB
This can be a link to a story, but you are responsible for making sure that link actually works.
Maximum upload size: 12MB
This work should be something visual. Still or broadcast video, you choose. IMPORTANT: You will need to shrink your files down to a max size of 12MB. You won't be able to complete the form otherwise.
This can be a YouTube, Vimeo, or other portfolio link, or a link to a story, but you are responsible for making sure that link actually works.
Please list the name, email and phone number of two references. One should know your journalism/media work really well. The other can be more of a personal reference


“The NextGen program was definitely the most meaningful part of my college career. There’s no doubt in my mind that week made me a better journalist and storyteller. Also, the program connected me to people who love radio as much as I do. I can’t begin to describe how validating that is and how much confidence it gives me moving forward.”

Morgan Kuehler-Gray, KUT Austin 2019