Professional and citizen journalists, digital entrepreneurs and technologists from Argentina, Brazil, Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama and Peru can apply for this program.
The International Center for Journalists (ICFJ), with the support of Professional Fellows, is offering the program "A Digital Path to Entrepreneurship and Innovation for Latin America" April 21 to May 31, 2019 in the United States.
The aim of the program is to create media business models that harness the power of digital tools to generate sustainable new revenue. Fellows will visit digital media organizations, receive hands-on training on digital tools and have the opportunity to workshop their digital media projects with media entrepreneurs. Participants will then be placed with digital-first media organizations, the digital teams of traditional media and innovative start-ups.
They will also be exposed to events and opportunities that will allow them to experience U.S. life, spotlighting its diversity. The program will conclude with a Professional Fellows Congress in Washington.
Fluency in English is required.
The deadline has been extended to Dec. 10.