College of Communication > About > Initiatives > Center for Journalism Integrity & Excellence > Lectures & Events > FOIA Fellows Program
The fellows come to Chicago for two days to hear from leading Freedom of Information and investigative reporting voices. They’re also paired with mentors to receive personalized feedback on their current projects and FOIA records requests.
The FOIA Fellows program on February 28 and March 1, 2019 was sponsored by a generous grant from the Gannett Foundation, which supports the cost of stipends, travel and lodging for the fellows.
The inaugural CJIE FOIA Fellows program hosted eight young professional journalists on March 1, 2018. Guests of the inaugural CJIE FOIA Fellows program included: