Meet the 2023 HBCU Fellows

Four students at Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) have been selected for the 2023 HBCU Digital Media Fellowship at the 2023 Online News Association Conference (#ONA23) in Philadelphia, Aug. 23-26.

Fellows will work closely with lead mentor Michael Grant, Founder of Get Current Studio, on digital projects during ONA23. They will receive training and mentorship on emerging technologies and approaches to reporting, get access to insights from industry professionals leading ONA23 sessions and participate in networking during the conference. HBCU fellows also benefit from a complimentary one-year ONA student membership and will join a talented community of fellowship alumni.

The 2023 HBCU Digital Media Fellows are:

Connect with the 2023 HBCU Fellows and other emerging talent at ONA23.

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