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Ray Announces Legislative Fellowship Program

May 25, 2021
Sharon A. Ray News

State Rep. Sharon Ray (R-Wadsworth) announces today that the Ohio Legislative Service Commission is accepting applications for its 13-month Legislative and Media Production Fellowship Program. The Commission will hire 24 fellows to work with members of the Ohio General Assembly during 2022.

“I know that we truly have exceptional young adults that would be very interested in a program like this in Medina County,” Ray said. “If you have a strong desire to learn and experience the ins and outs of our state government then I encourage you to apply!”

Legislative fellow duties include assisting members of the Ohio General Assembly with constituent work, writing press releases and speeches, assisting in legislative research, attending meetings, and performing administrative duties. Media Production fellows assist in televising House and Senate proceedings and in preparing educational video productions about the General Assembly and the legislative process.

Fellows receive full state of Ohio employee benefits and are paid $33,800 per year, with the opportunity to earn a $2,000 bonus based on length of service in the program.  

The application deadline for the two media production positions is May 31, 2021.  Legislative fellowship application materials must be submitted by June 21, 2021 to be considered for the program. All applicants must have graduated from a four-year college degree program by the end of December 2021. Persons holding graduate or professional degrees may apply. 

The legislative fellowship program is open to graduates of all major fields of study who have a genuine interest in learning about state government, and no political experience is required. The two media production fellows must have majored or minored in a media production-related field of study or have comparable experience.

For more information or for an application and instructions, please visit