Hello all, Please pass along the information on ICFJ’s new program for South Asia’s young journalists to your colleagues.
“South Asia’s Youth at Risk – Multimedia Storytelling by Young Journalists” Journalists from Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Nepal, Pakistan, Sri Lanka and the Maldives are invited to apply to a program that aims to connect 21-30 year old journalists in South Asia for joint reporting projects that will explore topics relating to youth and the risks young people face in the region through digital journalism.
The program, run by the International Center for Journalists (ICFJ) and sponsored by the U.S. Department of State, has two main
ICFJ will conduct a six-week online course for 80 journalists on digital expression, with a focus on in-depth reporting, interview techniques, social media and more. The course will be conducted in four languages: English, Hindi, Pashto and Urdu. Participants are required to propose story ideas related to the youth in their countries prior to starting the course so that the course can help with development of those ideas.
The course will be followed by a five-day conference in Colombo, Sri Lanka that will bring together the 30 best participants from the course with the best project ideas. The journalists will participate in training sessions and discussions throughout their stay in Colombo. ICFJ is now accepting applications. For more information and to apply please visit our website:
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