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- Call-to-Writers Application Now Open: Deadline is April 27th -

  • DATE: March 14, 2017
  • MEDIA CONTACT: Meredith Clements
  • Broward Cultural Division
  • PHONE: 954-357-7463
  • EMAIL: mclements@broward.org

BROWARD COUNTY, FL - Writers and journalists from the South Florida region are invited to apply for a Call to Writers for the Broward Arts Journalism Alliance (BAJA).

Writers will be selected by a committee of Cultural Division staff, area editors, local media professionals and faculty members of Syracuse University's S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications.

Existing BAJA writers must re-apply for this 2017 Call to Writers.

Application Deadline: April 27th.

WHO MAY APPLY: Journalists, freelance writers, bloggers, artists, editors, reporters, media broadcasters and content providers (with a special interest in covering theater, dance, film, music, film, spoken word, new media, literary work, public art, visual, interdisciplinary, performing arts). Writers who have resided in Broward, Miami Dade, Palm Beach, Martin, or Monroe counties for a minimum of 12 months and have proof of residence are eligible to apply.

NOT ELIGIBLE: Current employees, consultants, board members and funders of the Broward Cultural Council and the Broward Cultural Division.

Attend one of three workshops to be guided through the application process.

March 21
6 - 7:30 pm
Creation Station Business
Main Library 7th floor
100 S. Andrews Avenue
Fort Lauderdale

March 28
6 - 7:30 pm
Creation Station Business
Main Library 7th floor
100 S. Andrews Avenue
Fort Lauderdale

April 4
7 - 8:30 pm
Magnetic Pompano,
Pompano Citi Centre,
2201 N. Federal Highway, Suite C104,
Pompano Beach

For more information and to apply, visit the Broward Cultural Division website.

About Broward Arts Journalism Alliance (BAJA)

Broward Arts Journalism Alliance (BAJA) provides professional development, writing assignments and publication placement for local arts journalists.

This is a modern take on the traditional newsroom - an alliance of local arts writers hired by Broward Cultural Division to tell the stories of Broward's artists, arts organizations, culture, history and creative profiles. The program vets, trains and hires writers at competitive market rates to provide content for local publications.

About the Broward Cultural Division

Broward Cultural Division is a local arts agency, one of thousands across the U.S. providing financial, technical and marketing assistance to artists and arts organizations. Broward County has nearly 1.9 million residents, 15.4 million visitors, 10,000 artists, 6,291 arts-related businesses employing 23,498 people, 823 not-for-profit cultural organizations and 31 cities, some of which operate their own arts councils and public art programs.

Visit our website and follow us @BrowardArts on Twitter and Facebook.

Jornalista Lucas Mendes, homenageado do jornal The Brasilians no Brazilian International Press Awards, fala da importância da notícia local no mundo globalizado.