[En] Scholarship for Journalists: Reporting on Women’s Issues

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This 5-day intensive course is a lively and practical seminar designed to help journalists refine their skills, with particular emphasis on the coverage of women’s issues, their opinions and rights.

Who: All applicants for this Thomson Reuters Foundation training course must have:

– two years of professional experience as journalists or as regular contributors to broadcast or print media.

– show strong interest in women’s issues;

– a commitment to journalism in their host countries;

– professional proficiency in written and spoken English is required.

All selected participants will have researched a story they would like to develop during the course.

When: 27 May 2013 | End date: 31 May 2013
Where: London, United Kingdom.

Thomson Reuters Foundation offers:

Full bursaries and Part-funded bursaries.

Submissions:

  • A biography of up to 250 words outlining your career.
  • Two recent examples of your published work, preferably relevant to the course for which you are applying, with a brief summary in English (if necessary). TV/Radio journalists can send in their scripts and a brief summary.
  • A statement of between 250 and 500 words describing any factors affecting your work as a journalist. Explain how you hope to benefit from the course for which you are applying.

Language: English

Deadline: 23 April 2013

For more info and application go to: http://www.trust.org/trustmedia/journalism-training/reporting-on-womens-issues-london-2013311