NEFAI 2022

About the New England
First Amendment Institute

Journalists from a variety of media and all six New England states will gather at Northeastern University in Boston from Oct. 23 to Oct. 25 to learn the latest investigative and database reporting techniques and public records access skills. The fellows chosen for this 12th annual New England First Amendment Institute reflect today’s diverse news media and come from daily and weekly newspapers, television and radio stations and online publications. Learn more about previous institutes here.


This year’s institute is made possible by the generosity of Northeastern University, the Academy of New England Journalists, the Rhode Island Foundation and Boston University.

In addition to those named above, we would like to thank the following Leadership Circle donors and Major Supporters for their contributions: Hearst Connecticut Media Group, The Boston Globe, Paul and Ann Sagan, The Robertson Foundation, WBUR-Boston, Society of Professional Journalists Foundation, Genie Gannett for the First Amendment Museum, Linda Pizzuti Henry, Connecticut Public and GBH-Boston.


Northeastern University, Boston

The institute will be held at Northeastern University, 360 Huntington Avenue, Boston, Mass. For more than 40 years, the university’s School of Journalism has combined academic excellence with practical experience, preparing students to be analytical thinkers and successful communicators. Here’s more information on Northeastern University. A campus map can be found here.

NEFAI 2022 News

Applications for New England First Amendment Institute Now Available; Deadline August 12

Application Materials — Deadline August 12

Application and Recommendation Form