Winter Fellowship 2023

Media Diversity Australia has joined forces with Weld Stories, a Sydney-based digital content agency committed to social impact storytelling, to offer a Winter Fellowship for one candidate to join Weld’s small team full-time across May and June 2023.  

  • The Winter Fellowship is scheduled to run from Monday, May 2023 until Friday, June 16.
  • The Fellowship recipient will be mentored and supported by an MDA Mentor.


  • Calls with Weld Stories clients
  • Concept development
  • Research and planning
  • Writing and editing
  • Pre-production and production
  • Distribution strategy
  • Briefing of designers
  • Reviewing edits
  • Delivery of assets
  • Developing and creating vibrant and relevant stories for MDA’s social channels
  • Competitive weekly stipend provided for the duration of the Fellowship


  • Applicants must have the right to work in Australia
  • Applicants will be from a First Nations or culturally and racially marginalised (CaRM) background
  • Applicants will preferably have experience working in new media or demonstrate strong writing or presentation skills
  • Applicants will ideally be available full-time for six weeks, however, scheduling flexibility can be discussed
  • You must address all of the following to be considered for this program:
  • In 500 words or less, please tell us about you, your media and communication experience, your leadership qualities and aspirations, and why you should be an MDA Winter Fellow.
  • Please attach a CV and at least one written reference.
  • Applications open on Thursday, March 23, 2023, at 9 am AEDT and close on Friday, April 21, 2023, at 5 pm AEST.
  • The Fellowship winner will be announced in late April 2023 after a shortlist interview process.

Applications are now closed.