Reporting fellowship brings international journalists to US [MENA]



Early to midcareer journalists who are citizens of Muslim-majority countries can apply for this fellowship.

The Alfred Friendly Press Partner seeks applicants for the 2014 Daniel Pearl Fellowship, a six-month program that will place successful candidates at American news organizations to learn practices, standards and values of U.S. journalism which they can adapt, share and apply in their own countries.

Journalists from the following countries are eligible: Afghanistan, Algeria, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Egypt, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Indonesia, Iran, Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya, Malaysia, Mali, Morocco, Nigeria, Oman, Pakistan, the Palestinian Territories, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Somalia, Sudan, Syria, Tunisia, Turkey, UAE and Yemen.

Applicants must be proficient in English, between the ages of 25 and 35 years old and have at least three years of journalism experience. Journalists must be currently employed full-time for the news or editorial departments of independent newspapers, magazines, wire services or online publications of general public interest.

The fellowship covers all costs of program-related international and domestic U.S. travel, health insurance and provides a monthly stipend to cover basic living expenses.

The deadline for applications is Aug. 1.

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