Website: Our site has always been a crucial link to experts, data and original content on critical topics; notable child/family stories; advice and tips from accomplished journalists; and access to a journalist-only discussion listserv. Our website builds on our history by bringing new content and expanded resources.
JCCF News Summary: A free subscription to the summary, e-mailed weekly, provides you with the most recent and compelling stories, research and events regarding children and families. Sign up here.
Casey Medals for Meritorious Journalism: The annual awards honor distinguished coverage of children and families in multiple categories. Deadline for the awards is March and winners are announced in June.
Fellowships & Training: Journalists learn from renowned experts, build professional networks and get core training in the stories they cover at one of our conferences. We’ve been producing workshops that combine cutting-edge content and skills-based training for over 16 years. Fellows overwhelmingly rate our conferences as “excellent” and “exceeding expectations.”
Outreach: We also attend a range of professional journalism conferences and meetings. Center staff can offer specific advice on covering children, youth and family issues. Over the past few years the center has hosted panels on child/family topics at national journalism conferences.
Source Assistance: We offer an extensive online database and tailored source lists. E-mail us or call 301.405.8808 for personalized assistance.
Partnerships: We build strategic alliances with journalists, news organizations, nonprofits and foundations to extend the reach of our resources to journalists in any medium, on any beat.
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