ANNUAL CALL FOR APPLICATIONS FROM QUALIFIED NAVY PERSONNEL FOR THE ADVANCED MILITARY VISUAL JOURNALISM TRAINING PROGRAM 2022:
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SUBJ/ANNUAL CALL FOR APPLICATIONS FROM QUALIFIED NAVY PERSONNEL FOR THE
ADVANCED MILITARY VISUAL JOURNALISM TRAINING PROGRAM 2022//
POC/MCCM MICHAEL LEWIS/CHINFO SEA/LOC: WASHINGTON DC/TEL: COMM: (703) 692
-4704/DSN: 222-4704/EMAIL: email@example.com//
RMKS/1. The Navy is soliciting applications from Mass Communication
Specialists (MC) for the Advanced Military Visual Journalism (AMVJ) training
program for academic year 2022-2023. Class reporting date for both courses
is tentatively scheduled for 25 July 2022 with a projected graduation date of
12 May 2023. We are running a graphics-heavy pilot program this year as
well. Specific portfolio requirements are in paragraph 2d. Applicants may
apply to all three programs by submitting the appropriate portfolio as
outlined in paragraphs 2c. and d.
2. Applications must be submitted no later than 4 March 2022. For complete
directions and guidance for electronic submission, contact POC listed above
and in paragraph 7. Applications must include the following:
a. A command endorsement on letterhead summarizing the candidate's
qualifications, including a statement certifying the portfolio is the
sole work of the applicant and recommendation for candidate's acceptance in
the program. Parent commands are responsible for eligibility verification of
endorsed candidates and submission of applicable waivers. Waivers of
prerequisites (e.g., TIS, PG, TOS, etc.) will be considered on a case-by-case
basis. Commanding Officers should address applicant's maturity, ability to
work independently, financial security, and academic ability when
a nominee, particularly when requesting waivers.
b. An essay explaining why a candidate is interested in the AMVJ
program. Essay should include motivations, influences, expectations, and
c. A portfolio demonstrating sufficient technical ability to
successfully complete the course. An applicant must submit a portfolio with
communication products from across the full-spectrum of media disciplines.
Candidates must submit a portfolio consisting of eight examples of their
work. Portfolio must contain the following:
(1) One writing product from the Individual Writing category.
(2) Two video products from the Individual Video category.
(3) Four photo products from the Individual Photo category (must have
one picture story and one portrait personality and two photos from the any
other Individual Photo category).
(4) One graphic design product from any of the Individual Graphic
d. Graphics pilot program portfolio requirements. Candidates must
submit a portfolio consisting of seven examples of their work. Portfolio
must contain the following:
(1) One animation product.
(2) Two layout and design products.
(3) Two digital art products.
(4) One identity design product.
(5) One writing product from the Individual Writing category.
e. Each product must follow the rules listed in the category
descriptions found within the standard operating procedure for the Navy Media
f. Applicants are required to provide a biography as part of the
submission process. The biography is not part of the selection process but
will be used to identify and introduce the selectees to the faculty and staff
at the University if selected. No biography photo required.
3. Prior to acceptance to the program and distribution of orders, applicants
a. Be approved to reenlist or extend in the MC Rating through June 2026.
b. Not reach high year tenure before June 2026.
c. Have a command endorsed 1306.
d. Be within physical fitness assessment standards to include no PFA
failures in the past three years.
e. Not have any civil or Non-Judicial Punishment violations in the past
4. Course scope, prerequisites and portfolio requirements are found in
CANTRAC, which can be accessed via the Navy Education and Training Command
website at https://www.netc.navy.mil/. Click on the CANTRAC icon at the
bottom of the webpage and search for course information using either Course
Identification Number listed in paragraph 1 or the title, Advanced Military
5. Applicants in their orders window, and not yet selected for orders, must
contact the detailer with your intentions. Applicants who have executed
orders and are en route to their next command are not eligible. Navy
Personnel Command has the final approval prior to final selection.
6. The selection board will convene in mid-March 2022. Selectees will be
notified via Naval message no later than 8 April 2022.
7. Point of contact is MCCM Michael Lewis who can be reached by email at
firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone at (703) 692-4704.
8. Contact Master Chief Lewis directly for the submission process.
9. Request widest dissemination.
10. Released by RDML C. W. Brown, Chief of Information.//