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Free training program for journalists available [Eastern Europe, Central Asia]

Free training program for journalists available [Eastern Europe, Central Asia]

Posted on September 04, 2018

Deadline: 

September 23, 2018

Journalists and bloggers from Russia, Eastern Europe, Central Asia, the Caucasus region and Baltic countries with at least three years of experience can apply for this program.

"Perspectives," a joint initiative of the Robert Bosch Stiftung, the Fritt Ord Foundation and the Thomson Reuters Foundation, hosts the free training program "Reporting at regional issues to international standards."

Participants will attend two master classes and learn about news writing and reporting, as practiced by Reuters and other global agencies. The training will take place Nov. 16 to 18 and Dec. 14 to 16 in Armenia and Georgia, tentatively.

The course is focused on practical exercises that will help to improve basic reporting and writing skills including accuracy, impartiality, speed, clarity and structure, whilst understanding the principles of developing text for web-media.

The organizers cover travel, accommodation, meals and small general expenses for selected participants.

The language of the program is Russian.

The deadline is Sept. 23.

For more information on how to apply, click here.