Indigenous Correspondents Program

Ilíiaitchik: 
Indigenous Correspondents Program

Planet Forward and UArizona have partnered to launch the Ilíiaitchik: Indigenous Correspondents Program (ICP). The goal of the ICP is to empower the next generation of Indigenous scholars to share environmental stories and resilient solutions of relevance around the world.

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Planet Forward, an environmental storytelling initiative of the George Washington University School of Media and Public Affairs, collaborates with the University of Arizona’s AIR Education Initiatives and the Indigenous Resilience Center (IRes) as well as the Native FEWS Alliance to support greater participation by Indigenous students in a program that centers their voices and brings broader perspectives to the successful Planet Forward platform.

The Ilíiaitchik: Indigenous Correspondents Program (ICP) supports 10-12 Indigenous students through a year-long professional development, communication skill-building, and community-building program led by Indigenous mentors in fields ranging from environmental journalism and science, to photography and music production. Students with an interest in environmental science-related fields, finding and sharing resilient, innovative solutions, and effective storytelling in media spaces are encouraged to apply to become part of the 2024-25 Indigenous Correspondents Program cohort.

The program’s name - Ilíiaitchik (Phonetic spelling: "Ih-lia-it-chick") means "to speak good words" in Biiluuke/Our Side/Crow. The program’s co-founder, JoRee LaFrance, comes from the Apsáalooke/Crow Nation and selected a word from her language that encompasses the program’s goal to amplify voices bringing about positive change. The ICP is supported by a team of faculty and staff at the University of Arizona and Planet Forward, including an Indigenous Editor/Story Mentor, Ivey Camille Manybeads Tso (Diné), and two Program Managers, Alexander Cotnoir (Nulhegan Band of the Coosuk Abenaki Nation) and JoRee LaFrance (Apsáalooke).

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Our mission is to support greater participation by Indigenous students in multimedia environmental communication spaces.


Reporting about science and the environment has not always been inclusive nor respectful of Indigenous communities and knowledge systems. Although Indigenous people are disproportionately impacted by climate change and global biodiversity loss, only a very small percentage of scientists, professors, journalists and news organizations are Indigenous. Additionally, despite modest increases in Indigenous representation among STEM professionals in recent years, recent research from the Institute for Scientific Information shows that between 2010 and 2020, there “was virtually no change in the representation of Black, Hispanic, and Native American researchers among authors of scientific publications” a symptom of structural inequality and systemic oppression, including underfunding of BIPOC academics. This lack of resources and representation influences the coverage and perspective around issues of environmental justice, climate adaptation, and environmental policy. A lack of Indigenous perspectives and voices in media and communication spaces contributes to a myriad of problems, including: the perpetuation of harmful stereotypes and inaccuracies about Indigenous people, knowledge systems, and current issues, erasure of Indigenous languages and ways of knowing, and actions that disproportionately harm and/or neglect Native communities.

Meet The Correspondents

Get to know current and former Indigenous Correspondents.

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Members of the ICP initial cohort on stage at the Planet Forward Summit.

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The Indigenous Correspondents Program works to create a more equitable space for Indigenous voices and perspectives to be heard - on their terms -  amid this truly global effort. The long-term goals of the Indigenous Correspondents Program are to increase participation in Earth and environmental science communication and related fields among Indigenous students and to increase the quality and quantity of Indigenous stories in media across the US.

Indigenous Correspondents Program participants periodically meet with fellow cohort members (~10-12 students), Indigenous activists, journalists, storytellers (i.e. journalists, musicians, photographers, etc.), and scientists to advance their storytelling and communication skills while building their professional and community networks. Participants also receive one-on-one mentorship and guidance in creating and publishing a final environmental communication piece (e.g., essay/article, multimedia story, podcast, short video, etc.) through meeting one-on-one with an Indigenous Editor/ Story Mentor and/or peer review sessions. Participants will also receive a Certificate of Completion for their involvement in the program and a $1,000 stipend for their participation. Throughout the ICP, participants’ experiences center around four main goals, including: 

  1. Personal growth: Reclaiming/gaining confidence in your narrative and voice, telling personal stories, healing through creative expression, and connecting with the land and our communities through storytelling
  2. Skill building: Learn effective science communication strategies and storytelling techniques, including multimedia software skills, interviewing, creating, editing, publishing and pitching story content
  3. Networking/community building: Accomplished through one-on-one discussions, meetings, and guidance from/with Indigenous speakers and ICP’s Indigenous Editor/ Story Mentor, monthly virtual social gatherings with fellow cohort members, access to the Native American Journalists Association, Indian Country Today, National Museum of Natural History, National Museum of the American Indian, National Geographic, and other platforms and experts as applicable
  4. Publishing: Participants work on a storytelling piece to be published on Planet Forward’s platform, which will also be shared through UArizona and George Washington University’s networks. The final story can take various forms, either as a short written article, a podcast, music piece, photo essay, exhibition, multimedia story, podcast, or written piece, etc. showcasing the participants’ communication skills highlighting an environmental issue and/or solution of their choice

Program Timeline

  1. Monthly workshops: Participants will engage in eight monthly workshops (each two-hours long) over the course of the 10-month program. These workshops will be led primarily by Indigenous experts working in diverse fields. Workshops will occur in the following sequence: 1) Healing Through Storytelling, 2) The Art of the Interview, 3) Producing a Publication-ready Piece and Pitching, 4) Multimedia Communication, 5) Indigenous Knowledge in Science Communication, and 6) Using Software and Technology to Enhance Storytelling, 7) Journalism in Indian Country, and 8) Sharing Your Story: Designing a Personal Web Page.
  2. Planet Forward Summit: The Indigenous Correspondents Program will culminate with participants traveling to Washington, D.C. to attend the 2025 Planet Forward Summit, which brings together scientists, students, and storytellers from around the U.S. and the world to discuss issues of effective environmental communication. Over the course of four days, correspondents will connect with and learn from leading journalists, policymakers, and innovators across disciplines, both at the Summit and across Washington, DC. (For example, in 2024, ICP participants met with scientists at the Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute, reporters at National Public Radio, and Indigenous policymakers at the Department of Interior and the Bureau of Indian Affairs). *Note: Participants’ travel and lodging expenses will be covered to ensure everyone can attend the summit trip if they choose to do so.
  3. Mentoring check-ins: In addition to providing participants with ample opportunities to hone their storytelling skills through workshops, Indigenous Correspondents will meet periodically with ICP’s Indigenous Editor. Meeting dates will be determined according to participants’ availability and schedule. Check-ins are for you to discuss your current thoughts and progress on your story, resolve any hurdles in your storytelling process, and to receive editorial feedback on your story. 
  4. Community-building events: To help create a sense of community, participants will also be invited to take part in virtual community-building events, such as team-building and story-sharing nights. These events will be announced in advance by the Planet Forward ICP Coordinators.
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Group photo of the Indigenous Correspondents cohort for 2023-2024.

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Over the course of the Ilíiaitchik program, Indigenous Correspondents attend a series of eight monthly workshops led by Indigenous mentors. Workshop leaders represent a variety of communication fields, ranging from photojournalism and filmmaking to education and scientific research. These workshops provide Indigenous Correspondents with unique opportunities to ask questions of experts in the field, engage in dialogue about stories, learn new storytelling techniques and practices, and receive feedback on their work. Below is a synopsis of the past Ilíiaitchik Indigenous Correspondents Program workshops, including a list of workshop leaders and learning objectives for each workshop:

Workshop leader:

  1. 2022-24: Cinnamon Spear
    1.  Cinnamon Spear is a Northern Cheyenne artist, documentary filmmaker, speaker, educator, and author of Maria Tallchief: Woman of Two Worlds, Go Dance!, and a forthcoming book. Cinnamon owns and operates Northside Advocacy LLC and is currently working on several projects aimed at supporting Indigenous youth and mental/emotional wellbeing.

Learning goals/ objectives:

  • Introduce meditation and mindful reading techniques to process academic stressors
  • Learn how writing can be used as a tool to help heal ourselves and our communities
  • Offer tips for self-care, self-love, and for building confidence in your storytelling voice
  • Reclaiming narratives (focusing on body and heart in academia) 
  • Practice writing “six word stories” to convey and process emotions and our own stories

Workshop leaders: 

  1. 2022-23: Duncan McCue & Kalen Good Luck
    1. Duncan McCue is an award-winning Anishinaabe television and radio journalist for the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation. McCue’s Decolonizing Journalism: A Guide to Reporting in Indigenous Communities is the only text in Canada that teaches aspiring journalists how to build respectful, reciprocal relationships with Indigenous communities when researching and sharing their stories. 
    2. Kalen Goodluck is a Diné, Mandan, Hidatsa and Tsimshian journalist and photographer currently based in Albuquerque, New Mexico. His reporting has been in The New York Times, High Country News, Pulitzer Center, National Geographic - Travel, Mother Jones, WIRED, NBC News, KCET, Off Assignment,  Bklyner, and Indian Country Today Media Network.
  2. 2023-24: Ivey Camille Manybeads Tso
    1. Ivey Camille Manybeads Tso (she/her) is a multi-talented, award-winning Diné filmmaker and storyteller hailing from the Navajo Nation. Ivey's passion for filmmaking led her to further hone her craft with a full scholarship to the esteemed Idyllwild Arts Academy in California. After gaining valuable experience and knowledge, she returned to her roots on the Navajo Nation, determined to contribute meaningfully to her community through the medium of film. At the age of 19, she embarked on the ambitious journey of creating her debut feature, "Powerlands," which, true to her form, resonated with audiences worldwide and garnered numerous festival accolades, including the 2022 Rigoberta Menchú Grand Prize.

Learning goals/ objectives:

  • Learn strategies for crafting a compelling narrative in journalism/ photojournalism 
  • Learn tips for contacting media platforms and pitching story ideas to editors/ media outlets
  • Learn strategies for initial stages of story development, including identifying medium, plot, and key “characters”
  • Practice writing and presenting an effective story pitch

Workshop leaders:

  1. 2022-23: Valerie Vande Panne & Frank Sesno
    1. Valerie Vande Panne is the Managing Editor of Native News Online - an Indigenous-focused news publication founded in 2011 by Levi Rickert, a tribal citizen of the Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation. Vande Panne’s award-winning stories have appeared in Bloomberg, Columbia Journalism Review, The Guardian, Harvard Law Today, Politico, and Salon, among many other publications. 
    2. Frank Sesno is a non-Indigenous political analyst, author, moderator, Emmy-award winning journalist, former CNN White House correspondent, and Director of Strategic Initiatives at the George Washington University's School of Media and Public Affairs. Sesno also published the book Ask More: The Power of Questions to Open Doors, Uncover Solutions, and Spark Change and teaches a university class on “The Art of the Interview.”
  2. 2023-24: Frank Sesno & Sheena Roetmen
    1. Sheena Louise Roetman (she/her),  is Lakota and Muscogee currently hailing from Atlanta, Georgia. She is a multifaceted writer and editor with a wealth of experience in communication and journalism. She received her Bachelor's degree in Journalism from Georgia State University, where she also pursued an English minor and specialized in American Indian Media and advocacy journalism. Currently serving as the Education Manager for the Indigenous Journalists Association (formerly known as the Native American Journalists Association (NAJA), Sheena wears many hats in her role. She manages and supports various Native American Journalism Fellowship, scholarship, and Indigenous Voice Fund programs, working closely with committees, program participants, and volunteers

Learning goals/ objectives:

  • Learn techniques for conducting a successful interview, including finding the "right" person/ people to speak with about your topic
  • Learn how to craft/ ask compelling questions and create a comfortable environment for interviewees
  • Learn note-taking techniques to better capture the essence of a conversation
  • Discuss how to conduct respectful, reciprocal interviews when speaking with Indigenous elders, government officials, and knowledge-holders in ways that protect culturally sensitive knowledge 
  • Understand the differences between different interview types (i.e., celebratory interviews, investigative interviews, etc.) and how to prepare for them
  • Learn techniques for accurately portraying an interviewee's voice and essence when writing a story

Workshop leaders: 

  1. 2022-23: Kirsten Nagle
    1. Kirsten Nagel is a Senior Customer Success Manager at Adobe with over 7 years experience developing integrated digital media and helping university students tell compelling narratives. In this workshop, Kirsten taught participants how to create dynamic web pages, videos, and infographics using Adobe Express.
  2. 2023-24: 'Wáats'asdiyei (Joe Yates) & Jeremy Dennis
    1. 'Wáats'asdiyei (Joe Yates; he/him), is an award-winning Haida writer, director, film producer, and owner of Alaskan Films, LLC. from Craig, AK. 'Wáats'asdiyei is a member of the Yawk'laanaas Tribe who comes from Brown Bear House and belongs to Raven moiety. Today, 'Wáats'asdiyei is an Associate Field Producer and an Associate Story Work Producer for the National Geographic show Life Below Zero: First Alaskans. He also serves as a writer for the PBS KIDS show Molly of Denali, an award-winning animated series. 'Wáats'asdiyei has also produced several short films, including Voices of Our Ancestors, which takes a deeper look at language revitalization within Yup’ik and Haida cultures. 'Wáats'asdiyei’s latest documentary film Indigenous Resistance: Now and Then, which “highlights the resilience and strength of Indigenous resistance in recent history and today, as told through the voices of Alaska Native leaders, storytellers and changemakers” will soon make its public debut.
    2. Jeremy Dennis is a contemporary fine art photographer, an enrolled Tribal Member of the Shinnecock Indian Nation in Southampton, NY, and lead artist and founder of the non-profit Ma’s House & BIPOC Art Studio, Inc. on the Shinnecock Reservation. In his work, he explores Indigenous identity, culture, and assimilation. Most recently, Jeremy received the Artist to Artist Fellowship from the Art Matter Foundation. Jeremy is also known for his ongoing 2018 Rise and Nothing Happened Here series. These works present themes of belonging, reconciliation, decolonization, and invisibility to the viewer from an Indigenous lens.

Learning goals/ objectives:

  • Practice using new software programs to tell more engaging and impactful stories
  • Learn techniques for incorporating different communication methods, including videos, images, audio, and writing into a cohesive story (i.e., using Adobe Express)
  • Learn tips and tricks for producing visually-appealing videos, infographics, and websites

Workshop leaders:

  1. 2022-23: Chelsey Luger & Tanaya Winder
    1.  Chelsey Luger is a Lakota and Anishinaabe writer and wellness advocate, an enrolled member of the Turtle Mountain Band of Chippewa, and a descendant of the Cheyenne River and Standing Rock Sioux Tribes. A graduate of Dartmouth College and Columbia University’s Graduate School of Journalism where she concentrated in broadcast and digital media, Luger’s writing and multimedia pieces have been published in the Atlantic, the Huffington Post, Well + Good, NowThis News, Indian Country Today, among other outlets. 
    2. Tanaya Winder is an enrolled member of the Duckwater Shoshone Tribe and an award-winning poet, writer, singer-songwriter, artist and educator. Winder co-founded the Sing Our Rivers Red traveling earring exhibit to raise awareness about murdered and missing Indigenous women and girls, and her poems from “Love in a Time of Blood Quantum” were produced and performed by the Poetic Theater Productions Presents Company in NYC. Winder guest lectures and teaches creative writing workshops at high schools and universities internationally.
  2. 2023-24: Supaman
    1. As a member of the Apsáalooke Nation, Supaman (Christian Takes Gun Parrish, he/him) makes his home on Apsáalooke lands in Montana. Supaman is a dancer and innovative hip hop artist who has dedicated his life to empowering and spreading a message of hope, pride and resilience through his art. He has been the recipient of the 2017 MTV VMA award for “Best Fight Against the System”! He is also a Nammy “Native American Music Award” winner, a North American Indigenous Image Award winner, and a 7 “Tunney Award winner.” He was awarded  The Aboriginal Peoples Choice Music Award in Canada for best video and was also voted MTV’s new Artist of the Week. His nominations brought him home awards for Best Hip Hop Album and Best Producer for the Indigenous Music Awards. His videos have received millions of views across YouTube and Facebook, which has helped put him in high demand for touring extensively throughout the US and internationally. He has performed for Google at the Google headquarters in San Francisco and was recently asked to audition for America’s Got Talent and the Broadway play Hamilton. He is currently on tour around the country spreading messages of resiliency, love, laughter and inclusion.

Learning goals/ objectives:

  • Learn about the diverse ways Indigenous communicators tell stories about their communities and the land
  • Experience different forms of storytelling - including poetry, song, and visual artwork
  • Inspire students to use forms of communication beyond writing, or to integrate different mediums into their communication work
  • Acquire a new multimedia technique and/or tool to help with storytelling 
  • Learn how to manage writer's block and how to begin a story through podcast, poem, etc. using drawing boards to map out a story

Workshop leaders:

  1. 2022-23: Dr. Robin Wall Kimmerer
    1. Dr. Robin Wall Kimmerer is an enrolled member of the Citizen Potawatomi Nation, an American Distinguished Teaching Professor of Environmental and Forest Biology, award-winning author of Braiding Sweetgrass: Indigenous Wisdom, Scientific Knowledge and the Teachings of Plants and Gathering Moss: A Natural and Cultural History of Mosses, and both the founder and director of the Center for Native Peoples and the Environment at the State University of New York College of Environmental Science and Forestry. In October of 2022, Dr. Kimmerer was named a MacArthur fellow and a recipient of a MacArthur ‘genius grant’ in recognition of her groundbreaking work weaving Indigenous ways of knowing within her scientific work.
  2. 2023-24: Dr. Lydia Jennings
    1. Dr. Lydia Jennings (she/her) is a soil microbiologist and environmental scientist. Lydia, a citizen of the Pascua Yaqui Tribe (Yoeme) and Huichol (Wixáritari), earned her Bachelors of Science from California State University, Monterey Bay in Environmental Science, Technology and Policy. She completed her Ph.D. at the University of Arizona in the Department of Environmental Sciences, with a minor in American Indian Policy. Her research interests include soil health, Indigenous environmental data stewardship, mining policy, Indigenous science, and science communication. Dr. Jennings’ written works span environmental science topics ranging from reclaiming mining lands in southern Arizona and examining the impacts of food access for Alaska Native communities during the COVID-19 pandemic, to applying care principles for Indigenous data governance in ecology and biodiversity research.  Dr. Jennings has also shared her expertise and passions through community lectures, soil art activities, community trail runs, and podcasts.

Learning goals/ objectives: 

  • Learn effective science communication techniques, including how to write an engaging science story that combines emotion and storytelling while maintaining scientific accuracy.
  • Discuss how to center Indigenous knowledge and frameworks in science communication, including stories about climate change and environmental degradation. 
  • Learn techniques for writing about science and describing plants, animals, and ecosystems without reducing them to objects (as is often the case in Western science). In other words, learn how to write about plants, animals, and ecosystems as story subjects and not objects.
  • Learn how to incorporate Indigenous ways of knowing into scientific writing in ways that don’t position science as “validating” Indigenous knowledge.
  • Discuss techniques for centering storytelling in joy, as opposed to solely climate anxiety, in environmental writing

Workshop leaders:

  1. 2022-23: Luella Brien & Laurel Sutherland
    1. Luella Brien is an Apsáalooke educator, journalist, and news editor who has worked with the Ravalli Republic, Billings Gazette and, most recently, the Big Horn County News. Brien received her Bachelor of Arts degree in print journalism at the University of Montana School of Journalism and is a graduate of the Freedom Forum’s American Indian Journalism Institute. Brien is the founder of Four Points Press, an independent digital media company serving the Crow Indian Reservation and surrounding area that is “ dedicated to giving the voice back to the people of the region and getting the story right. She has focused on increasing coverage of Crow Reservation news in ways it hasn’t been covered previously. 
    2. Laurel Sutherland began her journalism career in 2018 and currently works as a Staff Writer and Indigenous News Reporter for Mongabay, the world’s most popular rainforest information site and an international environmental journalism network. Prior to joining Mongabay, she worked for the Stabroek News, one of the leading print and digital news agencies in Guyana. She has provided news coverage on several beats at once, including on the environment, the extractive industry and Indigenous Peoples. Laurel has written widely about environmental rights issues affecting indigenous communities around the globe, from Maasai villages battling displacement in Tanzania to Gwich’in communities fighting to protect the Arctic from oil extraction.
  2. 2023-24: Jarrette Werk
    1. Jarrette Werk is an award winning multimedia journalist with experience in digital news, audio reporting and photojournalism. He joined Underscore News in June 2022 as a staff reporter and photographer, in partnership with the national Report for America program. Originally from Montana, Jarrette is a proud citizen of the Aaniiih and Nakoda Nations of the Fort Belknap Indian Community. Prior to joining Underscore, he served as an associate producer for Nevada Public Radio’s (KNPR) “Native Nevada Podcast,” an eight-part podcast series highlighting the culture, issues and perseverance of the 27 tribal nations in present-day Nevada. He is also the photographer and associate producer for “Remaining Native” a coming-of-age documentary that follows Ku Stevens as he runs to remember and raise awareness of Indian Residential Board School survivors. Jarrette has been a member of the Native American Journalists Association since 2017 and has participated as a Native American Journalist Fellow four times, including once as a mentor-in-training. He has earned a national Hearst Journalism Award, a regional Edward R. Murrow Award, Society of Professional Journalists awards, and numerous National Native American Media awards for his reporting. 

Learning goals/ objectives:

  • Discuss contemporary topics, trends, and journalism approaches across Indian country, including work being done both at local news outlets and larger, national media outlets
  • Gain insights on local journalism as a career, including how stories are developed and published
  • Learn techniques for telling compelling stories
  • Discuss strategies for doing journalism in a less extractive manner & building rapport and maintaining trust within a community

Learning objectives:

  • Learn website design and best practices
  • Develop personal website to showcase scholarship and work

Deliverables 

  • By December of each year, Indigenous Correspondents will have each shared a semi-final draft of one storytelling piece (e.g., a podcast episode, essay/article, documentary film, or multimedia piece, etc.) with ICP’s Indigenous Editor for feedback and/or further refinement. Participants may choose whether or not they would like to publish this piece outside of the program. 
  • By the 2025 Planet Forward Summit (March 2025) Indigenous Correspondents will have each published at least one storytelling piece on Planet Forward’s website. *Note: Correspondents are strongly encouraged, but not required, to submit their storytelling piece to Planet Forward’s annual Storyfest contest in early February.  
  • Upon completion of the program in April of 2025, applicants will be asked to submit a short survey form about their experience in the program. This evaluation will provide ICP organizers with valuable feedback to help in evaluating and modifying the program to improve future participants’ experiences.

Tribal College/University students, Graduate students and upper-division undergraduate students with an interest in environmental science and knowledge generation, resilient solutions, and effective storytelling in media spaces are encouraged to apply for the Indigenous Correspondents Program.

The application for the Fall 2024 - Spring 2025 cohort is now open! ICP application submission period: June 12th, 2024 - July 15th, 2024.

Chosen correspondents will be notified via email by July 26th, 2024. Correspondents will have 5-days from notification to accept or reject their offer.

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The 2024-2025 Ilíiaitchik: Indigenous Correspondents Program is open to current Indigenous college/university students who meet one of the following criteria: 

1) are a Tribal college/university student; OR 1) are a graduate student, or 2) are an upper-division undergraduate student (3rd or 4th year) currently attending a higher education institution in the United States. This includes but is not limited to American Indians, Alaska Natives, Native Hawaiians, and members of Canadian First Nation or Métis communities currently attending colleges and universities within the United States. Preference will be given to applicants with an expressed interest in environmental-related fields, communication and resilient solutions (i.e., Indigenous/Native American studies, biology/ecology, forestry, natural resources management, earth systems/science, conservation, urban planning/development, environmental engineering, agriculture, fisheries and wildlife management, technology, hydrology, environmental policy and law, etc).

Disclaimer: The Ilíiaitchik: Indigenous Correspondents Program, University of Arizona’s Indigenous Resilience Center, and GWU’s Planet Forward do not act as an arbiter for determining Indigeneity. We rely on applicants’ good faith in self-representing connections to their Indigenous communities. To this end, please be prepared to provide documentation upon request or a statement of your Indigenous ancestry.

  1. When the application opens on our webpage, applicants should provide the requested information and submit their answers to four short-response (minimum words: 80) questions via the form. These questions ask about students’ interests in communication work, their passions, their backgrounds, and prior experiences as storytellers. 
    Note: We recommend writing, editing, and saving your statements beforehand in a Word or Google Document before pasting and submitting them via the form. 
  2. As a final step, you will be asked to upload a copy of your CV or Resume.

Any questions or concerns please contact Alexander Cotnoir (alexandercotnoir@gmail.com) or JoRee LaFrance (joreevlafrance@gmail.com).

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