May 22, 2007

OPPORTUNITIES / PROJECTS / TV: TV program brings together Caucasus teens for hands-on experience

TV program brings together Caucasus teens for hands-on experience

Region :None
Country :Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia
Topic :Television, Diversity, Basic Journalism, Young Journalists


South Caucasus teens interested in TV work have the chance to take part in the production of a news program. Application deadlines vary by country.

Adolescents in Armenia, Azerbaijan and Georgia are eligible, and the application process is competitive. This regional project, called "Kids' Crossroads," is a joint effort of Internews organizations in those countries.

According to an announcement from Internews Georgia, the chosen participants will learn various aspects of producing the "Our Express" TV program. Under expert guidance, participants will work together and take responsibility for shooting video, reporting and editing the show. Before producing the program, the teens also will attend seminars led by foreign trainers.

In Armenia, according to the Internews Armenia Web site, the eligible ages are 13 to 17 and the deadline is May 31. For more information, contact, telephone +374 10 58 36 20, or visit

In Georgia, those aged 14 to 17 are eligible to apply, and the deadline is June 10. For more information, contact Shorena Kochiashvili at or telephone +995 32 92 33 95, or visit

For more information on the competition in Azerbaijan, contact, telephone +994 12 4972102.


Chris Schuepp
Young People's Media Network - Coordinator
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