About Victoria Edwards

I'm a New York transplant by way of Michigan and Miami. I am excited to experience and write about this amazing city. I love to explore, find cheap happy hours, read and run. I'm always looking for my next adventure.

International Non-Profit, Founded By CUNY J-Press Author, Accepting Grant Applications For Climate Change Related Journalism Projects

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Journalism Network (EJN) is now requesting grant applications for journalism projects focused on climate change adaption and responses to the 2015 Paris Climate Agreement. Organizations looking to focus on training and networking building projects are encouraged to apply for grants, which will be about $15,000 each. For more info, click here.

Author and journalist David Hoffman is both founder and President Emeritus of Internews, a global nonprofit that has pioneered media development. Internews has worked in more than 90 countries to train media professionals and citizens journalists to increase coverage of important local issues.

Hoffman is also author of Citizen’s Rising an exploration of how new and old media are changing the context of journalism today. Order your copy today, here. To see other CUNY J-Press’ books related to thought provoking issues in journalism, click here.

History Focused Public Radio & Podcast Features the Book “Illustrated Courtroom”

illustratedcourtroom_picBackstory with the American Guys, a public radio program and podcast bringing historical perspectives to contemporary events, recently interviewed Elizabeth Williams about her book “Illustrated Courtroom.” The book features some of the best work of five award winning artists as they offer a rare behind-the-scenes look at courtroom drama and history, as they document those who are in the midst of making it.

Williams’ book is nationally acclaimed and has won various awards including, but not limited to, the Gold Medal for Global eBooks and Best Illustration in a non-fiction category.

Backstory is broadcast weekly by 173 stations in 31 states and Washington D.C. (14 in top-50 markets). Backstory podcast downloads has exceeded 7.6 million – with the program averaging more than 389,000 online plays per month and rising as high as #10 among all iTunes podcasts, video and audio.

More information regarding the date and time Williams’ Backstory interview will be airing, will be available shortly. To order your copy of the book, “Illustrated Courtroom,” click here.