Staff Report

BROWARD COUNTY, Fla. – Writers and journalists from the South Florida region are invited to apply for a Call to Writers for the Broward Arts Journalism Alliance (BAJA).

Writers will be selected by a committee of Cultural Division staff, area editors, local media professionals and faculty members of Syracuse University’s S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications.

Existing BAJA writers must reapply for this 2017 Call to Writers. The application deadline is April 27.

Journalists, freelance writers, bloggers, artists, editors, reporters, media broadcasters and content providers (with a special interest in covering theater, dance, film, music, spoken word, new media, literary work, public art, visual, interdisciplinary, performing arts) may apply.

Writers who have resided in Broward, Miami-Dade, Palm Beach, Martin or Monroe counties for a minimum of 12 months and have proof of residence are eligible to apply.

Current employees, consultants, board members and funders of the Broward Cultural Council and the Broward Cultural Division are not eligible.

Attend one of three workshops to be guided through the application process. They will be held March 21 and March 28 from 6 p.m. to 7:30 pm at Creation Station Business at the Main Library on the 7th floor, located at 100 S. Andrews Avenue in Fort Lauderdale; and April 4 at 8:30 p.m. at Magnetic Pompano in Pompano Citi Centre, located at 2201 N. Federal Highway, Suite C104, in Pompano Beach.

For more information and to apply, visit