Young journalists invited to apply for foreign correspondence course
Region: Eastern Europe-Central Eurasia
Young journalists and journalism students are invited to apply for the Transitions Online (TOL) foreign correspondence course, which aims to provide participants with first-hand experience in international reporting. Early deadline: September 12.
Others who have experience or serious interest in journalism also may apply. The course will take place from January 4 to 12, 2009 in Prague, Czech Republic.
The course offers students practical experience through providing them with opportunities to learn about pitching ideas to editors, finding stories and staying safe in dangerous areas.
The foreign correspondents who serve as trainers will guide participants through a real-world correspondent experience where students will select, pursue and produce a story from the streets of Prague.
Applicants who submit their applications by September 30 will receive an “Early Bird” discount rate of EU€955 (US$1,495).
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