Sports journalism course open [Brazil]
College students from the states of São Paulo, Rio de Janeiro, Minas Gerais, Distrito Federal, Ceará, Pernambuco and Bahia can participate in a free training program to be held in Sao Paulo.
The Grupo Estado, a Brazilian media conglomerate, will hold the first Curso Estado de Jornalismo Esportivo May 14 - 21. The course will prepare students to cover the major sporting events that Brazil will host in the coming years.
The sessions will feature lectures and lessons by sports journalists, press conferences with athletes and activities in the Grupo Estado newsroom.
Participants who live outside São Paulo will receive airfare. The best students will be invited to join Seleção Universitária Estadão, the team responsible for covering FIFA's Confederations Cup for the Estadão portal.
The application deadline is April 21. The selection process will be conducted online.
For more information (in Portuguese), click here.